Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

The A, B, Cs of Architectural Woodwork in Your Projects

The Quality Certification Program (QCP) will team with the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), for two webinars for architects and designers about architectural woodwork in your upcoming projects. Each webinar hosted by CSI qualifies for one AIA/CES Approved AIA HSW Learning Unit credit. Gain insight into the specification requirements that will maximize one of the most highly visible ele (more...)

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Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

AWI Next Generation Standards Development Progress

The Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) is currently creating a suite of new sections for custom architectural woodwork. The creation of the new AWI sections is expected to continue for the next two years and will define and address each aspect of the architectural woodwork industry. AWI has adopted and numerically aligned each woodwork standard to CSI's (Construction Specification Institute) 2 (more...)

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Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

What Licensing & Certification Mean in QCP’s Quality Assurance Process

At AWI’s Quality Certification Program (QCP), we have two basic components to our quality assurance model and processes. One is woodworking firm licensing, and one is woodworking project certification. These components are separate but very closely related. (more…)

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Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

AWI Convention Roundtable on “Standards”

October has arrived and that means Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) Convention time. At this year’s convention I participated in a roundtable discussion and audience question and answer session on the new ANSI-approved standards to provide a perspective from both QCP and as a member of the AWI Technical Committee working to develop the new standards. (more…)

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Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

Architect “Lives by Standards”

AWI Quality Certification Corporation (QCC) meets with architects, design professionals, and specifiers about the Quality Certification Program to learn firsthand about the value of industry standards and certification of woodwork for their projects.  Here are some insights gained at a recent CSI event. (more…)

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Quality Review Articles for Architects and Designers

Submit Your Photos and Links Highlighting QCP Woodwork

The AWI Quality Certification Corporation (AWI QCP) has been using social media to highlight any non-conformities identified by QCP Inspectors during project inspections. Now, as we come to better appreciate the follower reach and opportunities presented through social media channels, we are using it to celebrate you, the companies that produce the QCP projects. (more…)

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