• AWC Conducts CLT Connection Tests

    May 11, 2021
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) completed testing of connections used in recent full-scale tests of cross-laminated timber (CLT) diaphragm. The latest test results indicated that the connections performed better than expected, resulting in higher than expected shear capacities of the CLT diaphragms.
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  • AWC Releases Carbon Policy Platform

    Apr 21, 2021
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a carbon policy platform that would help unlock the potential for wood products to be a low-carbon building material solution on a large scale in the United States.
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  • AWC Statement on Trillion Trees Act

    Apr 20, 2021
    LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement after the reintroduction of Rep. Westerman’s Trillion Trees Act.
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  • AWC Applauds Idaho’s Adoption of Tall Mass Timber Provisions

    Apr 16, 2021
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement following Governor Brad Little’s signing of H 143, which directs the state building code board to amend the state building code to include the 2021 tall mass timber building code provisions by January 1, 2022.
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  • AWC Applauds Vilsack’s Confirmation to be Agriculture Secretary

    Feb 23, 2021
    LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Thomas Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture.
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