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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • Wood products industry releases Reuse Wood website

    Sep 22, 2015
    The American Wood Council (AWC) and Canadian Wood Council (CWC) have partnered with Building Materials Reuse Association (BMRA) to develop an online North American directory outlining reuse and recycling options for wood and wood products.
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  • AWC applauds Tall Wood Building Competition winners

    Sep 17, 2015
    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement in response to the announcement of the Tall Wood Building Competition winners. The competition is a partnership between the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, Softwood Lumber Board and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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  • AWC releases Deck Guide in Spanish

    Aug 24, 2015
    The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a Spanish translation of the Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide: DCA 6 – 2012 IRC Version.
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  • Comunicados AWC sobre Guía de Cubiertas en Español

    Aug 24, 2015
    El Consejo Norteamericano de Madera (AWC – por sus siglas en inglés) ha publicado la traducción al idioma español de la Guía Normativa para la Construcción de Cubiertas de Madera Residenciales: DCA 6 – Versión 2012 IRC.
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  • Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers: Clean Power Plan Continues Uncertainty Regarding Biomass Energy

    Aug 05, 2015
    American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements expressing concern about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan and the proposed Federal Plan released Monday.
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