Tag: American Wood Council

AWC’s Education Manager Elected to SEAVa Board

LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council's (AWC) Lori Koch has been elected as a board member of the Structural Engineer’s Association of Virginia (SEAVa), serving for...

The American Wood Council Launches Fire Service Advisory Council

Leesburg, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has launched its Fire Service Advisory Council, a national group of fire service experts that will provide AWC...

Tall Wood Buildings in the 2021 IBC

Scott Breneman, PhD, SE, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, Matt Timmers, SE, John A. Martin & Associates, and Dennis Richardson, PE, CBO, CASp, American...

2×6 Wood Exterior Wall Passes Fire Test, Added to Fire-Resistance-Rated Wood Assemblies

The American Wood Council released an update to “Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) 3 - Fire-Resistance-Rated Wood Floor and Wall Assemblies.”

AWC applauds Utah’s recognition of tall mass timber

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement of support following the Utah governor’s signature on legislation to require the state’s Uniform Building Code Commission to recommend building standards for use of mass timber in residential and commercial building construction.

AWC announces top 2018 webinars and e-courses

The most popular live and self-study webinars from the American Wood Council (AWC) in 2018 detailed the significant changes related to wood construction in the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC).

AWC releases 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction

The American Wood Council (AWC) released the 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction, which contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber (CLT), poles and piles, I-joists, structural composite lumber, and connections.

Tall mass timber code changes get final approval

The International Code Council (ICC) released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of the entire package of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.

AWC applauds Oregon’s allowance of tall mass timber buildings

Oregon has become the first state to approve the use of science-based building code requirements for tall mass timber buildings under their statewide alternate method.
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