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The Effects of Heat on Architectural Woodwork

With the onset of winter and the change in temperature and humidity across the U.S., woodworkers sometimes get feedback from clients that their woodwork is defective. These changes in temperature and humidity are often the cause of this, but is the effect of heat alone on architectural woodwork significant?

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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

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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