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September 15, 2014. What’s Happening @AIBD_National?


Designing brace walls in seismic zones.

A FREE webinar presented by APA!  Thursday, September 18th, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT

CLICK HERE to register.

Many provisions provided in the bracing section of the IRC are focused on regions in higher seismic zones (above seismic category C).  This webinar will focus on the requirements and options for meeting bracing in higher seismic zones, including the “irregularity” rules in chapter 3 of the IRC. Presented the wall bracing experts at the APA.


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hand working businessFREE – Market Index Webinar!

Quarterly webinar provides insight into builder sentiment. Tuesday, September 17th, 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. EDT The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index measures builder perceptions of current single-family home sales, sales expectations for the next six months and the traffic of prospective buyers.

In this inaugural webinar on Wednesday, September 17 at 11:00 AM EDT, NAHB Chief Economist Dr. David Crowe will provide key numbers and comparisons from previous months. He’ll then offer insights as to what it means for the residential construction industry. This data and insight will better inform your business planning and decision-making. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the webinar is complimentary, but registration is required. For complete details and to register, visit nahb.org/HMIWebinars.


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BATH 2How to work miracles in a tight space.

Keesee and Associates lands national award, magazine cover and 3-page spread.

Your National President, David Pillsbury, CPBD, and Principal Designer for Keesee and Associates, recently designed a bath remodel was chosen by Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine (K+BB) for its Bathroom Design of the Year. The design was part of a renovation project in Winter Park, Florida for a Disney World Executive and his family. To review the magazine and article CLICK HERE.


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Get your FREE IBS expo pass in September! 

For NAHB members only,
receive a complimentary expo pass if you register by September 30!

In 2015, the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is co-locating with NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) to present the second annual Design & Construction Week™.

Along with IBS and KBIS, the show will feature three partner industry events: the International Window Coverings Expo, Las Vegas Market and The International Surface Event. Your
IBS registration will give you access to the exhibit floors of all five shows.
125,000 attendees are expected to attend this mega event!

Hurry! Prices increase October 1.

CLICK HERE to register today!


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AIBD Society Officers monthly meeting

Using GoToWebinar – Tuesday, September 17, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. EDT.

CLICK HERE to register for the meeting.

The Society Officers Committee has begun it’s 2014-2015 fiscal year and registration for the reoccurring webinars is required. PLEASE REGISTER AGAIN.

Committee Chairman Kevin Holdridge invites you to be a part of the monthly process of providing a connection for communication among the Societies and the National Board of Directors. To discuss ideas for improvement and to provide leadership development for current and future Officers.

Registration for this meeting is only required once for the full fiscal year (from now through August 2015).


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More events ahead.

Looking into 2015…

  • March 6-8, 2015 – AIBD North Carolina/South Carolina Annual Conference, North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • March 25-27, 2015 – AIBD California Annual Conference, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
  • August 3 – 6, 2015 – AIBD National Convention and Interactive Conference on Residential Design, Providence, RI

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Member renewal