• AWC Applauds DOD Recognition of Green Globes for Assessing Building Sustainability and Thanks Congressional Supporters

    Dec 05, 2013
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) today applauded the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) recognition of the Green Globes® building assessment and certification program. Specifically, the new DOD policy expands the ability of the department to verify building sustainability using GSA-approved certification systems, which now include both the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes and the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®).
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  • US Edition of CLT Handbook Now Available

    Feb 05, 2013
    MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC — FPInnovations - in collaboration with the American Wood Council (AWC), the United States (U.S.) Forest Products Laboratory, APA, and U.S. WoodWorks - has published a guide to cross-laminated timber (CLT) applications in the U.S. Developed for building professionals, the publication provides technical information and illustrates CLT applications adapted to current codes and standards.
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