Events, Tradeshows & Training

Roofs: 1.5 Story, Multiple Roof Pitches — Free Live Webinar

Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 12:00 PM PDT

Roofs: 1.5 Story and Multiple Roof Pitchens - Free Live Webinar Thursday, April 15 at 12 PM PT

Story and a half roofs can be a great way to take advantage of creating additional living space in attics. The 1.5 story roofs have been a very popular style in the US northeast and are gaining popularity as more people remodel. Learn the steps to create these roofs and multiple pitch roofs to vary the roofline.

One of our design professionals will be hosting this session, covering the following outline, and taking your live questions.

  • Steps to create a 1.5 story
  • How to accurately position the roof
  • Creating & adding knee walls
  • Multiple roof pitches
Eligible for NKBA CEU Credit

Chief Boot Camp

Friday, April 16, 2021, at 10:00 AM PDT

Chief Boot Camp

If you are evaluating the software or just getting started using Chief Architect, Chief Boot Camp is a great way to learn the basics of how the software works—and best of all, it's free. In this session, we will cover the following topics:

  • Getting started
  • Defaults & preferences
  • Floor plans & dimensions
  • Roofs & ceilings
  • Framing
  • Kitchens & baths
  • Elevations & 3D views
  • Layouts & construction drawings

Dormers: Floating, Structural & Roof Style Options — Free Live Webinar

Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 12:00 PM PDT

Dormers: Floating, Structural, and Roof Style Options - Free Live Webinar Thursday, April 22 at 12 PM PT

Dormers can add a lot of character and charm to the home's overall appearance. They can be a great way to add additional living space. This session will explore the different types of dormers you can create and how the roof and walls need to be positioned.

One of our design professionals will be hosting this session, covering the following outline, and taking your live questions.

  • False v. real (floating v. structural) dormers
  • Dormer roof styles — shed, hip, barrel, and others
  • Dormer walls and windows
  • Manually editing dormers
Eligible for NKBA CEU Credit

Chief Academy Training — Coeur d'Alene

Wednesday, August 31, through Friday, September 2, 2022

  • 2-Day Chief Architect Training
  • Introductory / Intermediate / Advanced
  • Half‑day of focused training
  • Dates: Aug. 31–Sep. 2, 2022
  • Social and networking receptions
  • Learn More

Tradeshows

All tradeshows have been canceled. We look forward to returning soon!


Chief Architect users learning in a classroom environment.