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AWC launches legislative scorecard
Nov 06, 2015
WASHINGTON — The American Wood Council has launched a legislative scorecard to track federal legislators’ votes and bill sponsorship on public policies affecting the use and manufacture of wood products.
AWC website redesign wins award
Nov 04, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has been awarded a 2015 MarCom Gold Award for the redesign of the AWC website, www.awc.org.
AWC: Boiler MACT reconsideration very important to wood product manufacturers
Oct 30, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement following the the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) reconsideration of the Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule today.
USFS Chief Tidwell, Michael Green headline tall wood panel
Oct 27, 2015
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) is shining a spotlight on the merits of mass timber construction, the carbon benefits provided by these green buildings, and the positive economic impacts they generate.
Update on flame spread performance of wood products used for interior finish
Oct 13, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a revised Design for Code Acceptance 1 (DCA 1): Flame Spread Performance of Wood Products Used for Interior Finish.
Updated report on the fire resistance of exposed wood members released
Oct 05, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a revised Technical Report 10 (TR10): Calculating the Fire Resistance of Exposed Wood Members.
AWC: Evidence doesn’t support lowering ozone NAAQS
Oct 01, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding today’s release of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) ozone standard, which will now be lowered to 70 ppb from 75 ppb.
Energy code provisions in House Energy Bill enhance product neutrality
Sep 30, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President, Government Affairs Sarah Dodge has issued the following statement regarding today’s House Energy & Commerce Committee mark up of the “North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015” (H.R. 8). Language from a stand-alone bill introduced by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (TN) and Kurt Schrader (OR) was included, advocating product neutrality in building energy codes and redefining the role of the Department of Energy (DOE) as a technical advisor in the development of model energy codes and subsequent state adoption.
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