The easy way “U” “R” “adding” values in your designs. [Monday Minute]

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January 30, 2023 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
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The easy way “U” “R” “adding” values in your designs.
You may already be familiar with R-values and U-values when it comes to constructing buildings, as it’s easy to remember that R stands for resistance – this value measures a material’s resistance to heat. 


On the other hand, U-values measure the overall rate of heat transference. 

It can be tricky to remember which values you need to add together quickly and which require more effort, but I’m here to show you that understanding these measurements is simpler than you think!

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Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Joel Lopez, CPBD #44-827, from Leander, TX (1/27)
  • Allen McDonnell, CPBD #14-103, from Morton, IL (1/3)
  • Sergio Lozano-Sanchez, CPBD #44-826, from Austin, TX (12/14)
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  • 20 new CPBDs in 2022/2023 (Pace = 35 by June 30, 2023)
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Compass Club Report 
Help us welcome, and thank our newest Compass Club members.
  • Jason Aselin (NH) recruited a Professional member in October.
  • Elias Rodriquez (TX) recruited an Associate member in October.
  • Javier Gonzalez (TX) recruited a Professional member in October.
  • Hunter Godfrey (TN) recruited a Professional member in September.
  • Beatriz Castro (TX) recruited a Professional member in August (And with it reached the 2500 Compass Club point plateau)
  • Heather Baldwin (OH) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Angel Silva (TX) recruited one new Professional Member in July.
This week’s movers and shakers.
  • Thanks! Silver member Robert Platt, for earning your first point this year and recruiting a new Associate member.
The total points this Fiscal Year (July to June).
  • Total Score = 53 points. (Our pace = 92 by June 2023)
  • Last Year’s Score = 97 pts. (2021/2022)
  • The Record = 154 pts. (2018/2019)
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