CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL BUILDING DESIGNER (CPBD) is the highest designation of the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) as certified by the National Council of Building Designer Certification (NCBDC). To qualify for this credential an individual must first possess a minimum of six years of educational and professional design experience. After a thorough review of qualifications and testing the individual must also receive the approval of the Board of Examiners. To maintain this certification requires continuing education. Bruce A. Sommers, is Certified Professional Building Designer # 44465.