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Only a few more days until our 2015 Chief Academy, Sept 1-3 here in Coeur d'Alene Idaho! #ChiefEvents  

Meet with other Chief Architect users and our team! Learn tips and tricks to work more efficiently in Chief Architect! And relax and enjoy your time at the evening events!

We can't wait to see you! Sign up Now: www.chiefarchitect.com/userevent
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Decorator Switches and Outlets Catalog
 
Download this latest catalog which includes a variety of outlets, switches, and other electrical plates in the interior decorator style. You’ll also find USB outlets and night lights! http://bit.ly/1Ipe6he 

Available for Chief Architect Premier & Interiors w/SSA! 
Variety of outlets, switches, and other electrical plates in the interior decorator style. Includes USB outlets and night lights.
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Don’t miss the fun! Sign up for our 2015 Chief Academy coming September 1-3 here in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho: www.chiefarchitect.com/userevent

#ChiefArchitect   #HomeDesign   #InteriorDesign   #Remodeling   #Architecture  
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Are you putting in new windows? Here’s a guide to decipher the ratings!
If you can't save your historic windows, then it's time to find energy-efficient replacements. And selecting new windows involves industry knowledge. It's important to have a grasp of the alphabet soup: U-factor, SHGC, air leakage, VT and LSG. Then, after you understand all the different rating systems, you can choose windows based on your climate and the requirements for your house. But who rates these things anyway? Can you depend on the manufa...
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Once every two years, we host a Training and User Group Meeting in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho! Meet directly with our design experts, engineers, staff, trainers and connect with other Chief Architect users as we host a combined User Group Meeting and Training program you won't want to miss!

Learn More: www.chiefarchitect.com/userevent
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Transform your standard windows and doors with custom muntins. Create your own or select from pre-made CAD blocks within the Chief Architect Premier library!
 
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+Thermador Home Appliances Catalog

Check out the latest Manufacturer Catalog for Chief Architect & Home Designer software! Empowering culinary and design enthusiasts to be their best through innovation breakthroughs in kitchen appliances. http://bit.ly/1D93Pd0
 
Visit Thermador’s website: www.Thermador.com
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Design Contest - Remodel/Addition!

Enter your Remodeling project or Addition for a chance to win Chief Gear, 1-hour of online personal training, and be featured on our social media channels!  Learn how to Enter: bit.ly/1NveZeC

Submission deadline is October 19, 2015

#Remodeling   #ChiefArchitect   #Additions   
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Congratulations Dani Capp of Belle Fourche High School for winning a gold medal at the national FFCLA competition in Interior Design!

The project included drafting the complete home featuring a two-story craftsman styled home complete with banquette seating and covered front porch.

"Not all the other contestants had Chief Architect at their disposal," she said. "Mine looked a lot more professional than those where students just found some program off the Internet. The judges commented that my plans looked fantastic."
Dani Capp has a great story to share about her summer vacation.
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3D Plants, Vases and Pots Catalog
 
Check out the latest Bonus Catalog for Chief Architect Premier & Interiors w/SSA! This catalog includes an array of cut flowers and decorative plants to bring life to your scenes. http://bit.ly/1LPYVDf
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+BROSCO Catalog
 
Check out the latest Manufacturer Catalog for Chief Architect Premier & Interiors w/SSA! This catalog includes a large selection of BROSCO moldings and millwork accessories. http://bit.ly/1fDo5t2
 
Visit BROSCO’s website: www.brosco.com
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Featured Customer - Barb Preston

Meet Barb Preston, owner of Pinto Design LLC. She won our Design Contest - Rustic Design in July and has been using Chief Architect since version 3! Keep reading to learn more about Barb!

Barb Preston
Pinto Design LLC
Mazama, WA 98833
Phone: 509-996-3965
Email: Barb@PintoDesignLLC.com
Website: www.pintodesignllc.com
 
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My name is Barb Preston; I’m the owner and only employee of Pinto Design LLC.  My office is located in Winthrop, a small town in the Methow Valley in north central Washington.
 
My career began in the engineering business when we were still drawing everything by hand.  I used ACAD when it first came out.
 
In 1995 as I transitioned from engineering in Seattle to architectural design in the Methow Valley, I started using 3d Home Architect, and quickly upgraded to Chief Architect V 3.1. I’m currently using X7. 
 
Having been a long time ACAD user in Mechanical engineering, I found Chief Architect very easy to use and learn.
 
The ability to show my clients their home in 3D has been a very valuable tool, and gives me an edge over my competition.
 
My business is mostly residential design, but I’ve also done some fun commercial projects; a hotel, a retail store/deli, a physical therapy/athletic facility, and most recently a restaurant and a theater.
 
I’ve worked with clients remotely, from as far away as Taiwan.  Having the ability to send 3d views via a pdf file enables my clients to see what they’re getting during the design process.
 
Chief Architect, and the amazing support of the power users on the Chief Talk bulletin board has helped me be more proficient and productive, helping my business succeed.
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6500 N. Mineral Dr. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815
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Chief Architect Software is a leading developer and publisher of 3D Architectural home design software for builders, designers, architects and home DIY enthusiasts. For professionals, we publish the Chief Architect® software product line; the most popular product for residential home design. And, for the consumer DIY home design market, we publish the top-selling and best-rated Home Designer®product line. With these compatible product lines, professionals and consumers can share ideas with ease.