Happy Labor Day from AIBD! [MondayMINUTE]

September 07, 2020 edition of the AIBD’s MondayMINUTE weekly newsletter.
Announcements
Have a happy and healthy Labor Day!
Whether you’re traveling or staying local this holiday weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with health experts, urge Americans to be smart—and safe—if you’re going to be around others.

AIBD is observing the holiday by turning off the phones (that are currently forwarding right to our laptop computers and mobile devices) and ignoring our email, at least for today.

How to safely celebrate Labor Day during a pandemic (by USA Today)…


Click to watch the President Report to Membership 09.07.2020
Click to watch the President Report to Membership 09.07.2020

Click to watch the President Report to Membership 09.07.2020


Congrats! Willie & Mike!
The AIBD Board of Directors unanimously awarded James (Willie) Dalrymple, FAIBD, and Mike Keesee, FAIBD, Lifetime memberships.

Mike is celebrating his 25th year of membership and has served almost every board position except President. He continues to serve the AIBD community with advice, mentoring, and education.

Willie joined AIBD in 1993 (27 years ago) and has spent most of those years providing educational opportunities to the members through conferences, societies, and chapters.

In response, “AIBD has been a great benefit to me and my clients.” Wrote Dalrymple. Keesee added, “I’m honored and have always been proud to be associated with our organization.”

Members may be nominated for a Lifetime membership by current Professional members at AIBD.org/lifetime-membership-nomination.

2020 ARDA Winners
The Annual American Residential Design Awards winners are here!

Click here to view images and information on the 2020 ARDA Winners.

  • Allen Barkdoll, Professional Member from MD
  • Gerald W. Buckler, Professional Member from MD
  • Maureen Christen, Professional Member from TX
  • Bob Larson, Professional Member from MN
  • Mike Miller, Professional Member from MI
  • Michael Moore, Professional Member from WV
Not a member? Join now!
  • Mark Berton, CPBD, from Pittsburgh, PA (September 1)
  • Geoffrey Perkins, CPBD, from Ann Arbor, MI (September 3)
  • Dominic Luppino, CPBD, from Columbus, OH (August 17)
  • Larry Stephenson, CPBD, from Austin, TX (August 17)
Not certified? Check out the Candidate Handbook and apply online, AIBD.org/certification.
Welcome new Compass Club members
  • Dan Baumann (Minnesota), 2 points
  • Matt Gray (Texas), 2 points
  • Bill Murray (Texas), 4 points
  • Jorge Uribe (Texas), 2 points
This month’s movers & shakers
  • No one has changed levels this month, but many are just one point away.
Other Compass Club point earners in July
  • Bobby Morales (Florida), earned 1 point and with 9 more he will earn his Silver Compass Club lapel pin.
Events
Save the Date!
November 12 & 13, 2020 – Design & Build Fall Conference, Orlando, FL

AIBD continues to improve its proceedures during these challenging times.

As of today, the D&B Fall Conference is planned to be offered as a “Hybrid Event.” Meaning, you will have the opportunity to attend virtually, or in-person AND virtually.

Among the ongoing planning, according to the Conference Committee:

  • Local regulations are being monitored.
  • Continuous bi-weekly planning talks with our A-Team and the Orlando Science Center (the intended location of the in-person event).
  • Industry partners and our trainers are actively involved.
  • The local AIBD Chapter and local HBA are actively involved.
  • WHO small meeting recommendations are being followed.
  • Full refunds for pre-registration or transfer to full virtual attendance.
Coffee With Bernie
Never Forget!
This month’s Coffee Chat is on September 11th. Let’s start off the morning with a commencement of that horrible day, September 11, 2001. What were you doing on that day?

Our coffee chat is always open to any topic but I would like to hear if AIBD designers are suggesting any alternatives to clients in regards to rising construction costs, particularly in lumber prices.

Is the spike in construction costs affecting any of your projects or project start dates?

To help your clients look at alternatives have you considered metal studs?

Or advanced framing?

Let’s discuss and share ideas.

Register me now!
The Out of This World membership drive.
On Tuesday, September 22, there is going to be an Equinox.

This only happens twice a year and in other words, it is the moment at which the center of the visible Sun is directly above the equator.

In even simpler terms, this means that the day is almost literally “divided in half” with the same amount of time of daylight as there is night time.

For that one day, join AIBD And get an “Out of this World!” deal – half-off of your first year of membership.

Let’s Talk Certification
Tuesday, September 15, at 3:00 pm EDT

Join Steve Mickley, a long-time CPBD and chief staff officer at AIBD, as he interviews James Wright, FAIBD, the Chancellor of the AIBD College of Fellows, accomplished design professional, and industry leader.

If you’re interested in becoming a building designer, want to earn your CPBD designation, or wish to hear some excellent career advice, this is the podcast for you (click to register).

Friday, September 18, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EDT (Networking begins at 11:50 am)
Make plans to join us for our monthly (virtual) lunch and learn presentation (lunch is on your own) by David Nutter of Electro Arts Ent., Inc.

Learn about home automation, lighting placement and control, and more.

Although AIBD chapters are regional in nature, anyone and everyone are welcome to attend this event. Come on in, click “Join Event.”

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EDT
Make plans to join us for our monthly (virtual) lunch and learn presentation (lunch is on your own).

Although AIBD chapters are regional in nature, anyone and everyone are welcome to attend this event. Come on in, click “Join Event.”

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EDT
Make plans to join us for our monthly (virtual) lunch and learn presentation (lunch is on your own) by Josh Bailey of Henry.

Josh will be presenting the Evolution of WRBs: selecting the right protection for your project.

Although AIBD chapters are regional in nature, anyone and everyone are welcome to attend this event.

Link coming soon.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30 pm EDT

Make plans to join us for our monthly (virtual) lunch and learn presentation (lunch is on your own).

Although AIBD chapters are regional in nature, anyone and everyone are welcome to attend this event. Come on in, click “Join Event.” 

Friday, October 9, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30 pm CDT
Make plans to join us for our monthly (virtual) lunch and learn presentation (lunch is on your own).

Although AIBD chapters are regional in nature, anyone and everyone are welcome to attend this event. Come on in, click “Join Event.”

Training and Education
PROVA Digital Product Knowledge Series – September 2020
Are you an industry professional interested in expanding your knowledge of the ceramic business and the products available to you? Looking to gain a new perspective on tile installation accessories?
Sign up to attend one of our FREE interactive product knowledge sessions to see how PROVA can help you save time and money! This program is sectioned into quick and easy to follow modules that can be completed on your lunch or coffee break!
During each session you’ll:
  • Learn the benefits and installation requirements for all PROVA products
  • Be able to ask our PROVA product specialist all your questions
  • Be entered for a chance to some win PROVA swag!
Register me now!
Introducing the NFPA Learning Path for the Certified Fire Plan Examiner (CFPE) Exam
It’s completely flexible online training—you can choose individual learning modules to fit your unique needs or a full learning path for the most comprehensive exam preparation.

The CFPE Learning Path provides the content you need to know—from the source—with options to fit your schedule.

Register me now!

The AIBD has partnered with Ron Blank & Associates to offer educational content relating to the knowledge areas and skills identified by AIBD’s building design practice analysis, which forms the foundation for AIBD’s Certified Professional Building Designer (CPBD) Exam.
The courses have been sorted according to the four domains of the exam:
  1. Business Administration,
  2. Business Practice,
  3. Design Process, and
  4. Building Design.
Miscellaneous
4 weekly tips to improve your life & business
Would you enjoy getting a short email from me (Steve Mickley) every Friday, that provides a little morsel of fun before the weekend?

4x Friday is a very short email I send out with four of the coolest things I’ve found, learned, or experienced that week.

It could include new products, ideas, tips, articles, hacks, and tricks.
Mostly building design and construction-related things, but maybe some weird stuff I dig up along the way, too.

It’s very short. A tiny bite of goodness before you head off for the weekend.

Sign up now

Featuring the 2020 ARDA winners, the 2020 Summer issue of the AIBD magazine is on the shelf, read it now.

“When I was elected in 2018, I had a long list of goals.” Writes our Immediate Past President. Read what Karen Kassik-Michelsohn is proud of accomplishing.

“Building a better residential design profession, one designer at a time.” Writes AIBD President, Bernie Kern. Read about his objectives for 2020/2021.

Read the next issue of AIBD magazine…

You don’t need more content, you need more clarity.
This paper separates the signal from the noise.

All narrowed down to 12 articles,  1 pic, and 1 video, chosen by a human with your interests in mind.

If you’re looking for a trustworthy source to scour the internet and compile what’s worth your time and attention, subscribe to the #HomeDESIGN Professional Daily.

Find AIBD on iHeartRADIO.
Listen to the AIBD podcast, Let’s Talk Certification, on iHeartRADIO, a free broadcast, podcast and streaming radio platform founded in 2008.

Thanks, to the work of AIBD Communications Director, Garrett Mickley, ten episodes are currently available featuring Sam Morgan, Jeremy Farner, Brendan Smythe, Miguel Villalobos Sandoval, Casey Thompson, Kristen Kaiser, Pamela Macior, Dan Turner, Larry Stephenson, Past AIBD President, David Pillsbury, and AIBD Certification Director, Rusty Hudnet.

If you’re interested in becoming a building designer, want to earn your CPBD designation, or just want to hear some great career advice, join in the second Tuesday of each month to meet guests who have successfully completed, or are currently on, their journeys to becoming a CPBD.

Find new job opportunities with AIBD using robust search filters.
Set up a Job Alert to have relevant newly posted jobs sent directly to your inbox and be the first to see and apply to those open opportunities.

An uploaded resume in your job seeker account makes applying quick and easy.

  1. Search for jobs and apply filters to just view jobs relevant to you.
  2. When the jobs populate, enter your email address on the pop-up window.
  3. Once completed, you will receive an email asking you to activate the job alert.
  4. Click the link to receive emails containing only jobs that match your criteria.
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