Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 30, 2012. What’s Happening @AIBD_national?

…AIBD Convention regular registration ends Wednesday.

AIBD Convention Logo

If you haven’t registered for Retooling the U.S. Housing Industrythere’s good news. There’s still time. The regular registration rate ends on Wednesday. Online registration will remain open until the weekend and onsite registration will also be accepted. Register now to insure your seat at your industry’s greatest intervention ever.

Retooling the U.S. Housing Industryis an Open Space event featuring Sam Rashkin, architect and author of the book with the same name. Connect, contribute and engage with other professionals in your industry and discover the tools and actions needed to excel in the U.S. housing industry.



…Designers’ Choice voting is open! 

Visit, to check out all the 2012 Residential Design Awards entries and vote on the Designers’ Choice Award. Sorted by category, you can scan through a thumbnail of each project. Click on the thumbnail to view a slide show of all the photos submitted. When you find your favorite, click the link at the top of the slideshow page to VOTE.

Invite others to vote for the Global Choice Award!

EVERYONE in the industry, including you and your list of contacts, may vote for the Global Choice Award entries is also found at Pas on the link to eveyrone you know and post it on your social networking pages. Last year, ARDA projects attracted over 5000 view. Help AIBD build awarness of the Institute and the American Residential Design Awards.


…AIBD “Sides” with Cape Fear Habitat

Join us this Saturday, August 8th, for a siding party. We will be working on siding the Guillory’s home which is located at 307 A Main Street, Navassa, NC.  We start at 8am and do not work any later than 3pm.  We will stop around 11:30/12 for lunch.  No construction experience is necessary!  Ideally, we are looking for about 20 people, but we will gladly take less.