June 2, 2014. What’s happening @AIBD_National?


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American Residential Design Awards entries are accepted until June 24th July 1st. Three categories are open to everyone in the industry, eight are reserved for AIBD members only. Use the links below to get more information on how to get your work recognized.


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Register for iCORD today and enter to win free internet

Five lucky 2014 iCORD/AIBD Convention attendees staying at the Hilton Columbus Downtown hotel will receive a FREE high speed internet connection in their hotel room during their entire stay in Columbus, OH (a savings of $9.95/night). To be eligible, register for the full iCORD conference (July 31 & August 1) before midnight tonight. All five winners will be chosen randomly during Tomorrow’s First Tuesday @ 2:00 program.

Registration is now open for the AIBD Convention & iCORD conference (July 29 – August 1) in Columbus, Ohio: www.AIBDconvention.com


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FT@2 Logo SMALLFirst Tuesday @ 2:00, June 3

The State of California leads the way with the lowest per capita energy consumption by looking ahead to fulfill the stated goal of zero-net energy homes by 2020 beginning a review of building energy standards with an eye to advancing the state’s energy efficiency portfolio. Join us for the AIBD’s First Tuesday @ 2:00 (pm EDT) as Mike Fischer, our association’s director of building codes and advocacy, provides us with a sneak-peek of the upcoming rulemaking process including the timeline and expected performance levels for insulation, windows, HVAC equipment and building tightness.

For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.

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AIBD FL announces OTB session, beach home tour

  • When: June 21, 9:00 am to…
  • Where: Hampton Inn & Suites in Alys Beach, 13505 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama Beach, Florida

OTB Architectural Elements – Explore out-of- the-box designs specializing in textured decorative architectural elements for the residential and commercial construction industries.

Alys Beach Home Tour – Behold elegant home designs graced by covered terraces, courtyards, galleries, gardens, fountains and pools — all designed to withstand the strongest hurricanes and last for generations.

For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.

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CPBD exams prep class June 14th

Certified Professional member, Jim Wright, CPBD, will be hosting an exam prep session for those seeking certification at his Residential Design Solutions office in Worthington, OH on 6/14/14.  Those interested should contact Jim ASAP at 614.430.0027 or jawright@rdshomedesign.com

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4 openings remain for AIBD Volunteer Day

Looking for a great hands-on team-building experience? Thanks to generous donations by Sauder Woodworking, AIBD has the opportunity for 15 volunteers to work together assembling, sanding, and painting kitchen tables and other furniture items from kits. No experience required – instructions, tools, and safety equipment will be provided.

Click Here for a short 90-second video of dresser-building in action at the Furniture Bank.

To fill one of the four remaining openings, CLICK HERE and register!

Registration is open for the AIBD Convention & iCORD conference (July 29 – August 1) in Columbus, Ohio: www.AIBDconvention.com



AIBD’S DISCOUNTED ROOM BLOCK ($165/night) CLOSES WHEN IT’S FULL OR JULY 6th (whichever comes first).

For more information about the iCORD, the AIBD Convention and to register, CLICK HERE.

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More events ahead.

  • May 31 – AIBD Alabama, free lunch and learn in Huntsville. To RSVP – CLICK HERE
  • June 4 & 5 – NCBDC Exams, San Antonio Texas
  • June 6 & 7 – Texas Institute of Building Design Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas
  • June 7 – AIBD California, Net Zero Home Seminar and Technical Tour, Davis, CA
  • June 14 – CPBD exams prep class, Residential Design Solutions, Worthington, OH
  • June 20 & 21 – AIBD Florida quarterly meeting, Seaside, Florida
  • July 27 &  28 – NCBDC Exams, Columbus, OH
  • July 29 – August 1 – AIBD National Convention & International Conference on Residential Design, Columbus, OH
  • August 2 – AIBD National Volunteer Day – Build furniture at the Furniture Bank in Columbus, OH.
  • August 29 & 30 – NCBDC Exams, Washington, DC

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