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Professional Credibility
Use your AIBD affiliation to enhance your professional credibility. Professional Members certified by the National Council of Building Designer Certification ( proudly display the initials AIBD after their name. Through our marketing efforts, AIBD members are recognized as the leaders in residential and light commercial design.


National Referral Service
Professional Members are referred to those seeking out a building designer using the AIBD Find a Design Professional search tool at Consumers can search by zip code, state or by the designer's name. AIBD uses the web link - - in its marketing materials to help create an easy to remember way for consumers to find qualified residential and light commercial building designers.


National Certification Program
Gain credibility through the AIBD endorsed National Council of Building Designer Certification (NCBDC) program and become a Certified Professional Building Designer. For more information call 1-888-726-7659 or visit


Copyright Information
AIBD has created several publications providing a wealth of information on copyright issues. Available to our members is a wet stamp that can be used on plans to help protect against copyright infringement. To order call 1-800-366-AIBD(2423) or email Additional services are available with the AIBD corporate copyright attorneys:

David Bennett
Coates & Bennett
(919) 854-1844

Kevin Houchin
The Law Office of Kevin Houchin
(970) 214-6808



Product Discount Programs


Whirlpool Corporation
AIBD members will find a selection of Whirlpool, Whirlpool Gold, and KitchenAid products available in the Whirlpool VIP Link Program website: Call 1-800-366-AIBD(2423) or email to receive the AIBD Member Access Code.


VELUX America

The VELUX Architectural Purchase Program provides a 40% DISCOUNT up to $1,500.00 for VELUX products when installed in the personal residence or place of business. 

All VELUX roof windows, skylights, sun tunnels, controls, sun screening blinds and flashing kits are eligible. Discounts are base on VELUX list prices.

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    • Up to 20% on select printing and copying services
    • Up to 10% on select signs and graphics production and on select finishing services
    • Plus, you may be eligible for savings up to 70% depending on your specific printing quantities.


Legislative Watch Program
Keep informed and know you are well represented on key legislative issues affecting your livelihood both on a national and state level.


Building Codes Monitoring
Our codes committee is actively following the changes and development of new codes, particularly the International Codes. Then, by attending code hearings regularly, the AIBD lobbies and voices our position on issues and wording that affect our profession.


Forms and Publications
Use the many forms, agreements, construction documents, specifications, etc. available to help members improve their practice, and consumer oriented publications available for you to educate your clients on the benefits of working with an AIBD design professional. Click here for the AIBD Publications & Promotional Items Order Form. Call 1-800-366-AIBD(2423) or email


AIBD Logo Products
Purchase licensed AIBD merchandise for your self, home, office, and more, and support the advancement of residential design professionals internationally.  Select products also provide the option of displaying your personal logo along with AIBD’s.  Visit the AIBD Store.


The AIBD provides outstanding opportunities for basic and advanced learning at both the society level and the national level. AIBD has a continued education policy for its Professional Members and is seeking to establish the largest residential design CE Provider Program offered in America. For a list of approved AIBD CE Providers call 1-800-366-AIBD(2423).


Please contact the AIBD national office to learn about special AIBD Professional Member discounts from Green Builder College continuing education programs.


Knowing what is happening regularly and timely is essential in today's business world. The AIBD provides Design Lines Magazine, a quarterly publication, and Home Design Professional, a monthly online newsletter, in an effort to keep design professionals up to date with industry issues, codes, accomplishments and goals.
To subscribe call 1-800-366-AIBD(2423) or email



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