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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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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Quality Times Articles for Woodworkers

QCP Stats & Fast Facts

The Quality Certification Program (QCP) continued its pattern of steady growth as the chart below illustrates.

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