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  • AWC Statement on streamlining green building standards

    Aug 28, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. - American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the American Institute of Architects (AIA), ASHRAE, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), International Code Council (ICC) and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will collaborate on developing a framework to ensure the AHSRAE 189.1 Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings and International Green Construction Code (IgCC) are available for implementation as a regulatory standard working in alignment with the LEED green building program.
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  • AWC Statement on USDA's biobased final rule

    Aug 04, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Friday release of a final rule on the BioPreferred program that, among other changes, deletes the mature market language from the regulation. The 2014 Farm Bill includes language on the Biobased Program that explicitly states forest products are eligible biobased products and recognizes ways in which innovation can be demonstrated in those products.
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  • AWC Statement on Bipartisan Bill Promoting Product Neutral Efficiency Codes

    Jul 19, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding yesterday's introduction of the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act (H.R. 5027) in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (TN) and Kurt Schrader (OR). Among other things, the bill directs the Department of Energy to act only as a technical advisor in the development of energy codes and would prohibit the agency from advocating for any particular energy code, provision or energy savings target.
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  • AWC Exhibits Tall Wood Buildings on Capitol Hill

    Jul 18, 2014
    Forest Products Industry Expo featured industry partners in sustainability
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) showcased a 42-story-tall wood building model yesterday at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation's Forest Products Industry Expo on Capitol Hill.
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  • AWC Statement on SCOTUS decision on EPA's Tailoring Rule

    Jun 23, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement today to uphold in part and overturn in part Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act.WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement today to uphold in part and overturn in part Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act.
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  • AWC Updates Wood Deck Guide to Reflect 2012 International Residential Code

    Jun 09, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has updated one of its most popular publications, the Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide – DCA 6, to reflect changes to wood deck construction requirements in the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC). This guide is being offered free on AWC's website.
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  • AWC Voices Concern Over New Source Performance Standard for Existing EGUs

    Jun 02, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's release of New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Existing Electric Generating Units (EGUs).
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  • American Wood Council Applauds Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal for Signing S.B. 301 Into Law

    May 16, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signing Senate Bill (S.B.) 301 into law, allowing greater use of wood materials in public school construction.
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