• Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers File Biomass Litigation on Clean Power Plan

    Dec 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON – 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 after filing a joint petition for review in the D.C. Circuit Court of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) treatment of biomass energy in the final Clean Power Plan.
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  • Boise Cascade CEO elected AWC 2016 chairman

    Dec 15, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council today announced the election of Boise Cascade CEO Tom Corrick as the new AWC chairman for a one-year term.
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  • Technical Report on dowel equations updated

    Dec 08, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a revised Technical Report 12 (TR 12): General Dowel Equations for Calculating Lateral Connection Values.
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  • AWC applauds passage of House Energy Bill

    Dec 03, 2015
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President, Government Affairs Sarah Dodge has issued the following statement regarding today’s passage of the “North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015” (H.R. 8) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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  • AWC releases Energy UA Calculator app

    Dec 01, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released an app which will calculate an opaque wall or fenestration U-factor based upon the Total UA alternative compliance method permitted by the International Code Council’s 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) or International Residential Code (IRC). This new Energy UA Calculator is consistent with AWC’s Design for Code Acceptance 7, “Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction.”
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  • 2015 Code Conforming Wood Design now available

    Nov 16, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The 2015 Code Conforming Wood Design (CCWD), a joint publication of the American Wood Council (AWC) and the International Code Council (ICC), is now available. The free download, along with 2012 and 2009 versions, is available here: http://www.awc.org/codes-standards/buildingcodes/ccwd.
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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.
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  • 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.
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