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"Help You Become A Better Designer"

Understanding building structures and drawing structural details of buildings
Discovering how to draw plans more efficiently and faster, and how to Master Chief Architect

Understanding And Defining The Structural Elements In Building Construction

This course is for those looking to gain a better understanding of the many different structural elements, building methods, and terminology that goes into how a building gets planned and constructed.

Available for Instant Access

Enroll For This Course $297

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Join us in this "Creating a Plan - Quick Start" course for Chief Architect users.

This course is for you if you would like an in-depth demonstration of what it takes to set up and create a full set of plans using Chief Architect so you can stop guessing about the recommended process.

Sessions Start on
February 2, 2021

Enroll For This Course $397

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Defining And Drawing The Structural Elements In Your Projects

In this course, you'll discover how to figure out, draw, and model the building's structural elements. With this process, you'll know how to start and work on your plans to get you to your final results faster.

Sessions Start on
February 24, 2021

Enroll For This Course $297

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Discover the Inner Workings of Chief Architect and What it Wants From You.

To truly use Chief Architect to its fullest, it's essential to understand the program's many tools and their use in the design process. The Mastering, Step-by-Step series is designed to do just that.

Sessions Start on
March 17, 2021

Enroll For This Course $597

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Contractors & Designers,

Stop Letting Chief Architect Frustrate You!


Discover how you can use Templates in Chief Architect to save massive amounts of time in the creation of your plans. 

Join us for the Templates Masterclass where you'll take Dan's templates that he's spent years creating and customize them for your business.


X12+ Plan & Layout Templates
Sample template plan
Quick Start Videos


Plus In-depth Training Videos:

Intro To Templates
Customizing the Plan Template
Customizing Layout Template
Templates Q&A

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Think Like A Homeowner:

Building Trust and Reducing Conflict with Your Client 

- Designers Show #41 -

Join Dan and John with this week's special guest Ed Earl, known as the Zen Builder. Ed will be talking about Collaborative Construction and contractor's relationships with their homeowners.

Topics we will cover:

  • Methods to build a strong level of trust with your homeowners
  • One question to ask to help determine if a client is going to be difficult, and learn effective methods for working with the emotional homeowner
  • The latest and best practices for communicating with your clients using technology.
  • Effective approaches for working with couples to improve communication
 Friday, February 26, 2021
10 AM Pacific, 11 AM MT, 12 PM Central, 1 PM Eastern


You bring the questions, and we'll do our best to start a conversation to answer them.

Got something to share?

Join us, and we'll bring you into the conversation.

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Learn why getting paid a fair price for your design services will lead to better projects for you and your clients.



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Save time by taking control of your planning process using time tested systems and techniques created by veteran users.

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Free Chief Brick Library

Get this free library of high-quality brick textures for Chief Architect version X8, X9 and newer. Compliments of Chief Experts Academy

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Contractors & Designers,

Stop Letting Chief Architect Frustrate You!

You got the software to produce plans and 3D renderings faster. Not waste time figuring it out.

The ProAcademy is for you if you want to save time by taking control of your planning process using time tested systems and techniques created by veteran users.

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