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  • BCD110 – Building Codes and Standards Update

  • BCD200-A1 – Designing for Fire Protection

  • BCD201 – Fire Design for Code Acceptance

  • BCD210 – WUI - Chapter 7A Compliance Options for Buildings in Wildfire Prone Areas in California

  • BCD301 – Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide (DCA6 - 2009 IRC Version)

  • BCD302 – Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide (DCA6 - 2012 IRC Version)

  • BCD303 – Design for Code Acceptance No. 6 - Prescriptive Residential Deck Construction Guide

  • BCD410-1 – 2012 International Building Code Essentials for Wood Construction

  • BCD420 – International Building Code (IBC) Essentials for Wood Construction Based on the 2015 IBC

  • BCD500-A – Modern Building Codes: Keeping Pace with the Wood Revolution

  • BCD600 – Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction

  • DES120 – Designing for Permanence

  • DES130-A – Design is in the Details

  • DES140 – Structural Condition Assessment of in-Service Wood

  • DES210 – Designing for Torsional Stability in Wood Members

  • DES310 – Connections

  • DES315-A – Connection Solutions for Modern Wood Buildings

  • DES330 – Design of Connections for Wood Members using the NDS and TR12

  • DES410 – Lateral Load Resisting Systems for Wood Structures

  • DES411-A1 – Designing for Earthquakes

  • DES412-1 – Seismic-Resistive Design of Wood Buildings

  • DES413 – Shear Wall Design

  • DES413-1 – Shear Walls Design Examples

  • DES420-A1 – Designing for High Winds

  • DES430 – Seismic Design of Large Wood Panelized Roof Diaphragms in Heavy Wall Buildings

  • DES510 – Overview of Codes and Standards Affecting Mid-rise Construction

  • DES516-A – Mid-Rise Wood Construction

  • DES520 – Codes and Standards for Mid-rise Construction - An All Wood Solution

  • GB100 – Green Building – Designing with Wood

  • GB100-A – Green Building and Wood Products

  • GB200-A – Wood and Environmental Product Declarations

  • GB300 – Development of Wood Products LCA Data and Its Usage in Green Building Codes

  • GB320-A – Meeting and Exceeding Energy Objectives in Wood Building

  • GB400-A1 – Wood and Indoor Environment

  • GB500-A – Evaluating the Carbon Footprint of Wood Buildings

  • GB600-A – The Impact of Wood Use on North American Forests

  • MAT101 – What Is Conventional Construction?

  • MAT102 – Characteristics of Wood

  • MAT210 – Engineered Wood Products

  • MAT230 – Today's Glulam: What Design and Building Professionals Need to Know for Code Compliance

  • MAT240-A – Cross Laminated Timber

  • MAT241-A – Tall Wood Takes a Stand

  • MAT250 – How New Trends in Wood Construction Comply with the Building Code

  • MAT251-A – ABC's of Traditional and Engineered Wood Products

  • MAT252-1 – Code Applications for NLT, GLT & CLT

  • STD104 – ASD and LRFD with the 2005 National Design Specification for Wood Construction

  • STD105 – ASD and LRFD with the 2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction

  • STD110 – Designing with AWC's National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (NDS 2015)

  • STD302 – Wood Frame Construction Manual 2001 Edition

  • STD310 – Part 1 of 4: Wind Speed and Design Pressure Determination According to ASCE 7-10

  • STD311 – Part 2 of 4: Wind Load Distribution on Buildings - Load Paths

  • STD312 – Part 3 of 4: Connections

  • STD313 – Part 4 of 4: Foundation Design to Resist Flood Loads and WFCM Calculated Wind Loads

  • STD315 – 2012 WFCM Changes

  • STD330-A – 2015 WFCM Changes

  • STD335 – Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction - Part 1: Loads and Roof Story Design

  • STD336 – Disaster-resistant Wood Frame Construction - Designing to Resist High Wind, Seismic, and Snow Loads - Part 2: Wall and Floor Design

  • STD401-1 – 2005/2008 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic ASD/LRFD – Part 1: Overview and Changes from Previous Editions

  • STD401-2 – AWC's 2008 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic ASD/LRFD – Part 2: Diaphragm Deflection Calculations

  • STD415 – 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic Overview and Changes

  • STD415-A – 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic

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