On Memorial Day, We Remember – MondayMINUTE

May 25, 2020 edition of the AIBD’s MondayMINUTE weekly newsletter.
Remember and Honor.
This Memorial Day, let us all take time to remember with gratitude and pride those who served and died for our country and our freedom.

May we never forget that freedom isn’t free.

The ARDA Call for entries is coming to a close soon!
Sponsored by PortfolioHomePlans.com and Phantom Screens.

With the quarantine, what else do you have to do today?

New this year, all prominent categories, such as Custom Homes and Remodeling, offer a “built” and “unbuilt” option.

Tell me more!
A Case Study in Marketing High Performance Homes
AIBD High Performance Homes Team member Jenny Pippin discusses how she and her husband designed, built, and marketed a high performance home.

  • Karen Childress, Professional Member from TX
  • Jason Danielak, Professional Member from FL
  • Patrick DeBono, Professional Member from NY
  • Gregory S Dobrzelewski, Professional Member from MI
  • James Doucette, Professional Member from FL
  • Ariel Faith, Professional Member from FL
  • Ryan David Gardner, Professional Member from WA
  • Michael K. Gates, Professional Member from CA
  • Lauren A. Givens, Professional Member from OH
  • Peter R. Gleysteen, Professional Member from OR
  • Greg R Grieser, Professional Member from MD
  • Adriaan Van’t Hof, Professional Member from AL
  • James E. Morales, Professional Member from TX
Not a member? Join now!
  • Jamie Linn Muroski, CPBD from Longwood, FL (May 11)
    Joseph Ford Jr., CPBD from Albany, GA (May 18)
    Melanie Ann Heck, CPBD from El Sobrante, CA (May 20)
Not certified? Check out the Candidate Handbook and apply online, AIBD.org/certification.
Keeping up to date on Chapter events?
With COVID-19 event restrictions happening so quickly, we are doing our best to keep the calendar updated on chapter events and how they may be going virtual with their meetings.

Keep tabs yourself at AIBD.org/events or contact your nearest chapter leadership at AIBD.org/chapters.

Designing for the Multicultural Community
Part of the Tuesday @2:00 Webinar Series
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Ethnic foods and cultural architecture preferences have a lot in common. Join us as builder, author, and trainer, Fernando Pages Ruiz, shares how architecture simultaneously reflects and influences culture, in a circle that arcs from political expression through to neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, and housing!

Shaping the Future of Building Design
Part of the Tuesday @2:00 Webinar Series
June 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Complimentary tickets available

How can we, as building designers, improve the built environment with experiences gained by the pandemic? Be part of an industry-wide panel discussion, June 2nd, at 2:00 to 4:00 pm EDT, to focus on learning from each other and creating a community of like-minded designers moving toward fine-tuning architecture.

  • Thursday June 18, 2020
  • 11 AM
  • At Nanawall Showroom 32
  • High street North Andover, MA 01845
Featuring Speaker, Guy Gere of Nanawall And Hanover Architectural Products!

NanaWall Systems, the leader in opening glass wall technology, cordially invites you to a continuing education lunch seminar…

Sustainable Design uses for Large Opening Wall Systems

Training and Education

During tomorrow’s Tuesday @2:00 webinar, builder, author, and trainer, Fernando Pages Ruiz will be sharing insider techniques that the best home designers and builders in the country use every day to save thousands of dollars on the cost of every home they build!

AIBD members get a $15 discount – contact us to get the coupon code.

More and more professionals are seeing a need in the residential construction industry for high-level specialists in BIM.

Have you?

Attend a series of two-hour training during the month of May and June to earn a “BIM-R®” credential.

Learn more…

What’s Your Companies Remote Work Plan? | AIBD On Demand Education
Benjamin Tabolt , Director of Plan Services at MiTek, has been interacting virtually with clients from all over the world.

Not to mention, some of his staff are scattered about the country, too.

Now, he’s 100% virtual, how is he doing it?

Learn about the software and platforms Ben’s team uses for remote meetings, plan markups, file sharing, staff management, billing, and more!

Register me now!

Fee Proposal Workshop Online Training (9.5 Primary Credits)

People are hard-wired to buy with emotions and justify with logic, yet, too many of us are still trying to sell to Mr. Rational while ignoring Mr. Intuitive.

Learn a better more successful fee proposal strategy.

Let us show you how we; increased design fees by 77%, doubled conversion rates, and reduced scope creep while providing a higher quality service.


85% of participants say it’s the most useful CE course they’ve taken
99% say they’d recommend it to their coworkers


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.

The official publication of AIBD has a new issue! Check it out. Featuring the 2020 BDA winners.
Building Design Jobs – AIBD Job Board
The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) offers the top jobs available in Building Design.

Search and apply to open positions or post jobs on American Institute of Building Design now.

Show me the Job Board!
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