• AWC supports reconciliation recommendations

    Published on : Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO, Jackson Morrill issued the following statement following the House Agriculture Committee’s draft legislation recommendations for the reconciliation package. The proposed program allocations include $1 billion to provide grants under the wood innovation grant …

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  • Mass Timber is the future of America

    Published on : Thursday, September 9, 2021

    As architects face up to the need for ethical, sustainable design in the age of climate change awareness, timber architecture is making a comeback in a new, technologically impressive way. Largely overlooked in the age of Modernism, recent years have …

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  • AWC celebrates Mass Timber Pilot Program in House National Defense Authorization Act

    Published on : Monday, September 6, 2021

    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill recently released a statement of House Armed Service Committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that includes language to establish a pilot program to evaluate the effects of using …

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  • AWC response to NCDOI release

    Published on : Saturday, June 19, 2021

    On June 11, the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) issued a news release warning of the use of European lumber in North Carolina. The news release identified several potential use issues given the building community’s lack of familiarity with …

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  • AWC Releases New 2021 Fire Design Specification

    Published on : Thursday, June 3, 2021

    The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a new publication for fire design of wood members, assemblies, and connections to meet code requirements. The 2021 Fire Design Specification for Wood Construction (FDS) is available for free download on the AWC …

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  • AWC applauds Idaho’s adoption of Tall Mass timber provisions

    Published on : Wednesday, April 21, 2021

    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 …

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  • AWC’s Philip Line recognized for Public Safety Leadership by NIBS

    Published on : Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    The American Wood Council (AWC) is pleased to announce that Senior Director of Structural Engineering Philip Line, P.E., has been recognized for the Excellence Award of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC). “This award …

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  • AWC applauds Mass Timber Provisions in NDAA

    Published on : Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement following the final passage of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill included language from Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Austin Scott (R-GA) directing …

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  • AWC appoints new Chairman: Charles T. Furman Brodie

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    American Wood Council (AWC) has recently declared the election of Charles Ingram Lumber Co. Vice President T. Furman Brodie as the Chairman of AWC Board of Directors for a one-year term, effective January 1, 2021. Newly appointed President & CEO …

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  • AWC appoints new President and CEO

    Published on : Monday, August 31, 2020

    American Wood Council is assigning Jacksom Morrill as their new President and CEO effective in mid-September. He has been with Composite Panel Association since 2015 and currently resigning from the post to join AWC. On behalf of the industry it …

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