• AWC Hosts Panel Discussion on Deck Construction

    Jun 16, 2020
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) is hosting a free webinar on deck construction in a new panel discussion format. Renowned deck expert Mike Guertin, who has been featured in Professional Deck Builder and Fine Homebuilding, will join AWC’s Matt Hunter, BCO, and Loren Ross, PE, to answer questions from webinar attendees.
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  • AWC Partners with Fire Groups on Distance Learning

    May 12, 2020
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has partnered with the Virginia Fire Prevention Association (VFPA) and Virginia Fire Marshal Academy to offer free distance learning opportunities for state fire inspectors.
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  • Free Webinar: Demobilizing Construction Sites Due to COVID-19

    Mar 26, 2020
    LEESBURG, VA. – Construction sites across the country are being shut down as precautions due to COVID-19. Because inactive and unattended construction sites pose a risk to the community, the American Wood Council and Construction Fire Safety Coalition is hosting a free webinar on fire prevention precautions that should be taken by stakeholders when construction sites shut-down.
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  • AWC announces top 2018 webinars and e-courses

    Feb 11, 2019
    LEESBURG, VA. – 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).
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  • AWC announces top 2017 webinars

    Jan 17, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – An overview of significant changes for wood design in the 2018 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction topped the American Wood Council's 2017 webinars.
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  • AWC now an AIA CES Approved Provider

    Apr 20, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has been approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System as a provider of continuing education.
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  • AWC announces self-directed study program

    Nov 24, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council is now offering a complimentary self-directed learning program on designing with wood. Courses are related to the use of traditional and engineered wood products for residential and commercial applications and are available on the AWC website.
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