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September 23, 2012. What’s Happening @AIBD_national?

…Two free webinars

Using Houzz to Market Your Business - Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. EDT

Join us for a free webinar and meet Liza Hausman, Vice President of Marketing at Houzz and learn how to use this distinctive online platform to showcase your work and communicate more efficiently with clients using visual idea books. 

International Residential Code (IRC) 2012: Design Topics – Thursday, 3:00 p.m. EDT

The 2012 IRC contains some significant changes affecting the design of residential dwellings. The session will provide the attendees a recap of the numerous modifications from previous code versions, and an overview of the design implications of the updated code. Participants will learn how to navigate the IRC, and how the code governs the residential design and construction process.

Click each of the webinar titles above to register.

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…Masonry Veneer Design Award Contest call for entries

The Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association (MVMA) wants to recognized the designers who are setting the trend for tomorrow’s construction by featuring Manufactured Stone Veneer in their projects.

Entry is FREE but all submissions must be received electronically via the link below no later than November 11, 2012, including a high-resolution image (300 DPI or higher).

Click HERE to enter the MVMA Design Awards Contest.

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…AIBD Colorado conference

Friday, September 28 – The AIBD Colorado Society will have a one day conference on September 28th hosted by AIBD’s Colorado member Larry Gilland of LGA Studios. The event will contain sustainable topics from Eco Red Shield Building Products to Healthy Basements and Gardenroof Systems. The presenters are from Rocky Mountain Bluwood and Cosella-Dorken Products, Inc. Included in the conference will be the Colorado Society Fall Meeting and the Colorado Officers Meeting. Contact Society president Bernie Kern (bbkerndesigns@q.com) for more information.

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…FREE lunch and architectural tour in Southern Cal

Saturday, September 29 – There is still time to register to join the AIBD Southern California and San Diego Chapters for a complimentary architectural tour for the Crystal Cathedral campus with buildings designed by architects Philip Johnson, Richard Meier and Richard Neutra.

In addition, a structural engineering seminar by Palos Verdes Engineering on residential and light commercial code updates and tips, Slab vapor barrier technologies by Stego Industries and an exterior trim presentation by Boral TruExterior Trim.

Registration (and lunch) is FREE thanks to the generosity of Stego Industries and Boral TruExterior Trim.

Click HERE for more information and to register

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…Other important dates.

October 19 & 20 – AIBD Florida Society meeting in St. Petersburg, FL

October 25 & 26 – NCBDC Exam in Natchez, MS (Application deadline is October 11th)

October 26-28 – AIBD Mississippi and Louisiana joint annual convention in Natchez, MS

November 2 – AIBD Iowa Society meeting in Okoboji, IA