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  • AWC: ICC approves Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee

    Jan 12, 2016
    LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President Kenneth Bland, P.E., issued the following statement regarding the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors approval of the formation of a Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee.
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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 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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  • Update on flame spread performance of wood products used for interior finish

    Oct 13, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a revised Design for Code Acceptance 1 (DCA 1): Flame Spread Performance of Wood Products Used for Interior Finish.
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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 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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