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July 24, 2023 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.


The Designer Docs library keeps getting more valuable.

Have you recently added value to your business by purchasing new equipment or software?


That access might be able to do more than its manufacturer intended it to do.

Such as helping save you money on taxes and freeing up cash for other purposes.

Whether you’re a sole proprietor or running a corporation, you’ll want access to our new Straight-Line Depreciation Worksheet.

Watch how

Yay! We have a new CPBD!

Please help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Jeremy Moore, CPBD #34-173, from Raleigh, NC (7/18)
  • Crystal Richardson, CPBD #44-833, from Houston, TX (6/27)
  • Erik Scheuermann, CPBD #10-264, from Ft. Lauderdale, FL (6/19)
  • Lori Lowery, CPBD #34-172, from Clayton, NC (6/12)
The CPBD Sample Test is free and available 24/7 without an appointment.


How can we help? Reach out to your Certification Director, You can also call 800-366.2423 x2. 

Welcome our new members and those rejoining us!

  • Sebastian A. Guzman, Student Member from FL
  • Eric Miller, Professional Member from TX
  • Joe E. Stuckey, Professional Member from AR
  • Stephan Willard Zadach, Professional Member from GA

Compass Club Report 

Join us in welcoming our newest Compass Club Members:
  • Steven Beard (TX) recruited their first Professional Member (July 19). 
This week’s movers and shakers:
  • In case you missed it, Richard Guzman (FL) recruited a new student member on July 11th and moved within one point of leveling up to the Bronze Level.
Click here to learn more about Compass Club.


Join us for the 2023 Compass Club Annual Party in Nashville, Tennesse, for an evening of honkytonking and networking.

On August 3, 2023, at 7:00 pm CT, the party begins on the front patio at Losers Bar & Grill Midtown

Network with all the movers and shakers in AIBD while enjoying your favorite beverage, some fine local BBQ, and live music.



Upcoming chapter meetings, conferences, and more.

Design & Build Nashville: The Science in Design

August 3 – 5, 2023


Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN
It’s not too late to sign up and attend in person. Please do it quickly. We have to turn in our banquet orders to the hotel.

Purchase a virtual ticket and join us for all the events streamed live from the ballroom.

Learn about the positive effects of beauty, nature, and fine design on people’s physical and emotional health. The beauty you create promotes healing, which the study of neuroaesthetics and medicine has proved, and you are a source of health and well-being for people. 

Attend the Design & Build Nashville conference, befriend experts in the field, and network with others who desire to create amazing healthy homes for their clients.

Unleash the Power of BIM in Your Project Designs

LotSpec brings automation to the process of creating lot-specific documents used for permitting and construction and includes a powerful set of tools for building master plan documentation used for bidding and approval processes.

Training and Education

American Training Solutions
  • August 16, 2023 – Carbon-Neutral Building Solutions, 12:00 pm to 4:45 pm EDT (4.0 AIBD P-CEs,  4.0 AIA HSW). A full-day live webcast. Tickets are free.
  • Look ahead for other live and virtual events.
AEC Daily
  • September 12, 2023 – AEC Building Insight Event. Registration opens soon.
  • Look ahead for other live and virtual events.
  • July 27, 2023 –  Nashville, TN, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm (8.0 AIBD P-CEs, 8.0 AIA HSW, 3.0 GBCI General Hours), Maggiano’s Little Italy, 3106 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 (A live classroom event). Tickets are $100. 
  • Look ahead for other live and virtual events.
Design & Build Nashville
  • August 4 & 5, 2023 – The Science in Design: How Science is changing the value and dimension of the design industry. Loews Vanderbilt Hotel,  TN. A hybrid conference experience. Ticket prices vary. Get more information.
Chicago Build Expo
  • October 11 & 12, 2023 – The Midwest’s leading construction and design show. McCormack Center, Chicago, IL. A live conference experience. Tickets are FREE.
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Siding & Trim, Custom Patterns, Ceiling Boards and Shiplap.


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Open Jobs in Green Homes and Sustainability

Posted by Green Home Institute


So many jobs are being offered in the residential green building, sustainability, and decarbonization sector. A decade ago, one could have only dreamed of this when in the job market.

Remember, the first step to advancing green or a climate job is to get your Green Associates Designation or GreenHome Associates.

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Have a triumphant week!


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