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AWC now an AIA CES Approved Provider
Apr 20, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has been approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System as a provider of continuing education.
AWC awarded USDA grant to research market for tall wood construction
Apr 15, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct research on the fire performance of mass timber buildings. AWC will partner with the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Fire Protection Research Foundation and the Property Insurance Research Group.
Manufacturers to EPA's Science Advisory Board: Crucial Framework be Clear, Predictable
Mar 25, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statements on the U.S. Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Biogenic Carbon Panel hearing, during which members heard testimony on the agency's revised draft Framework for Assessing Biogenic Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions from Stationary Sources.
AWC, AF&PA testimony: Reality Check on Proposed Ozone Standards
Mar 17, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statements following the organizations' joint testimony at today's House Committee on Science, Space and Technology hearing on impact and achievability of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) ozone standard.
Wood products industry releases Weights and Measurement Labeling guidelines
Feb 24, 2015
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council has collaborated with companies and organizations in the lumber industry to release recommended guidelines for Weights and Measurement Labeling.
2015 Permanent Wood Foundation standard approved
Feb 04, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council's 2015 Permanent Wood Foundation Design Specification (PWF) standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute as an American National Standard. The PWF is referenced in the International Code Council's 2015 International Residential Code and International Building Code.
Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers Testify in Favor of Current Ozone Standards at EPA Public Hearing
Feb 02, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements supporting the facts presented in the organizations' joint testimony at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public hearing in Sacramento, Calif. on national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone.
AWC testimony: Evidence doesn’t support lowering ozone NAAQS
Jan 29, 2015
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council will testify Thursday during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public hearing on the proposed updates to the National Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone.
AWC In the News
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Jan 13, 2017 |
Building Design + Construction
Wood Products and Resilience of the Built Environment
Jan 3, 2017 |
A New Timber Tower Opens in Minneapolis
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Green Building Advisor
Common Deck Stair Defects
Dec 12, 2016 |
Professional Deck Builder
Design of Bolted Connections per the 2015 NDS
Nov 2, 2016 |
Buildings Could Join Forests as Carbon Sinks
Oct 18, 2016 |
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