June 25, 2012. What’s Happening @AIBD_national?

Advanced Framing webinar this Thursday – First Tuesday @ 2:00 previews the convention


First, Dates to remember:

  • June 29 – Designer of the Year nominations must be received by the national office.
  • June 30 – The AIBD 2012 membership drive runs from now to June 30th. Earn discounts on dues by recruiting new members. New members avoid having to pay national initiation fees in May and June.www.JoinAIBD.org
  • June 30 – The AIBD College of Fellows are accepting applications for two $1000 scholarships. Due June 30th, the applications for the College scholarship and the Annette Farmer scholarship are at https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=AIBD&WebCode=Scholarships
  • July 4 – The AIBD room block at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside closes.
  • August 5-9 – The AIBD National Convention in Wilmington, NC. Info: www.AIBDconvention.com – Early Registration discount ends July 4th!


…Advanced Framing Webinar

Join us this Thursday at 3:00 pm ET for a webinar on Advanced Framing presented by the APA-the Engineered Wood Association

Advanced Framing is a system of construction framing techniques designed to optimize material usage and increase energy efficiency.  The primary purpose for use of most advanced framing techniques is to eliminate all unnecessary lumber from the framing process, reducing construction costs, while simultaneously eliminating thermal bridging, and increasing the potential insulation volume to the thermal envelope of the home.

Thursday, June 28, 3pm to 4pm ET.

To learn more and to register for the webinar: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/647932592

…First Tuesday @ 2:00 previews the convention

Join us for the First Tuesday @ 2:00 (p.m. ET) and converse with Sam Rashkin, author of the book Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry: how it got here, why it’s broke and how to fix it. Does designing and building homes in American now mean coping with a dwindling dream, increased competition and a smaller target audience? What tools are you using to survive? What tools do you need to succeed?

The discussion will be facilitated by Doc List, the professional hired to direct the Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry Workshop being held at the AIBD National Convention, August 7 & 8.

Tuesday, July 3, 2pm to 3pm ET.

For more information and to register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/383490440

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