Half-size, half-scale, or half-baked? [Monday Minute]

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July 11, 2022 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
Half-size, half-scale, or half-baked?
We should be familiar with three primary paper standards as building designers: ANSI, ARCH, and ISO.

Then there’s half size and half scale.

But what does all that mean?

What’s the difference?

Learn now
Home & Design | All Hands on Deck
Posted by: mspmag.com
From this week’s #HomeDESIGN Pro Daily, Click here to subscribe.

A Minneapolis family builds their history into a Wisconsin cabin with pieces of the past that they continually make new again.

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Meet our newest CPBDs!
Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • George L. Russell, CPBD #44-816, San Antonio, TX (7/7)
  • Travis E. Hills, CPBD #10-263, Temple Terrace, FL (6/30)
  • Myron Nuffer, CPBD #45-112, West Jordon, UT (6/27)
  • Curtis Showvaker, CPBD #41-115, Greer, SC (6/24)
  • George Baker, CPBD #44-814, Schertz, TX (6/6)
Our new fiscal year is off to a great start.
  • 1 new CPBDs in 2022/2023
  • 33 in 2021/2022
  • 47 in 2020/2021 (the record)
  • 46 in 2019/2020
  • 44 in 2018/2019
Hey existing CPBDs, we have an announcement!
Up until now, we’ve directed you to your “My CEs & Certification” tab in the AIBD.org/hub.


AIBD has partnered with ACEA Global to create a new CE APP.

More than 70,000 hours of CE credits are being moved from your old transcripts to the new app, as we type.
Soon, you will have a full suite of features to make keeping on top of continuing education requirements easier and more effective.

  • Automatic Credit Tracking with CE Transcript
  • CE Discovery and Curation
  • Certificates and Evaluations in one place
  • Multi-Platform Support
  • Extensive Collaborative Network
Watch for more information delivered by email!


  • Jack M. Wells, Professional Member from TX
  • Kathleen Stanley, Professional Member from NC
  • Mark Mikulski, Professional Member from PA
  • Russell Frick, Educator Member from OK
  • Symone Clark, Student Member from GA
  • Jake Morris Heamsberger, Student Member
  • Kelly Marek, Student Member from MO
  • Shayne Hoffman, Student Member from ND
  • Karina Hernandez-Mendez, Student Member from GA
  • Madelyn Ridley, Student Member
Compass Club Report
How we ended our fiscal year.
Total Score = 120 points. 🎊🥳🎉
Last Year’s Score = 93 points.
The Record = 154 pts (2018/2019)

Welcome to our newest Compass Club members.

  • Dennis Fletcher (MD) recruited three Professional members in June.
  • Randy Hatchard (MI) recruited a Professional member in June.
  • Tim Enzweiler (KY) recruited a Professional member in May.
  • Joseph Rogers (GA) recruited a Professional member in May.
  • Jarvis Walker (MS) recruited a Student member in May.
Click here for all of our Freshman members.

This week’s movers and shakers!

  • All our movers and shakers were busy working for clients this week.
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Upcoming chapter meetings (and more).
Be informed about all AIBD events and those hosted by our industry partners at AIBD.org/events.
Training and Education
Get Your First 100 Email Subscribers | AIBD On Demand Education
Despite the emergence of social media, email is still the master marketing tool with the highest conversion rates.

In this course you’ll learn,

  • How to get your first 10 subscribers in just a few minutes
  • What to offer potential subscribers to secure a sign up
  • Garrett’s double lead magnet tip to “go viral” on social media
  • Exactly what to say in your welcome email sequence
  • And more!
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Do you have a clear dimension path?
We all have methods and practices when we dimension a plan but do the sub-contractors know your methods and practices or more importantly care to know?
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Have a triumphant week!

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