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October 22, 2020 |

Knowing the Different QCP Licenses

In this podcast, Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, chats to his colleague Greg Parham, Director of Inspections. They talk about how Greg got into woodworking and ultimately became a director at QCP, and touch on the Architectural Woodwork Standards. The main focus of this podcast, however, is on the different types of QCP licenses … Continued

September 24, 2020 |

Meet the QCP team: Introducing Rosa Cheney

In this podcast, we talk to architect Rosa Cheney about her path to becoming an architect and eventually a specification writer, how she works with QCP to ensure quality on interior woodwork projects, and how she’s finding the construction industry is being affected by today’s climate. We’re also looking forward to Rosa becoming chair of … Continued

June 26, 2020 |

Changes to the AWI standards

Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, talks to Zach Deas, owner of Deas Millwork of Semmes, AL and current chair of AWI-QCP’s board of directors. They discuss the Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS), the changes that AWI is currently making, and the next segment of development of the standards. AWI is now focusing on the structural … Continued

June 23, 2020 |

What is AWI-QCP?

Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, discusses what AWI-QCP is. He looks back at the origins of the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) and what happened when the first quality standards were created back in 1961. These standards eventually became the AWI’s Quality Certification Program (AWI-QCP), which was incorporated in 1995. Randy also addresses some of … Continued

June 23, 2020 |

Saved by the Architectural Woodwork Standards: An interview with Grant Golightly

Randy Estabrook, Executive Director of AWI-QCP, talks to Grant Golightly, architect at Design West Architects in Salt Lake City, UT. They discuss Grant’s recent multi-million dollar project with the Salt Lake Mosquito Abatement District, a new campus where millwork was an important aspect of the interior design. They also talk about how Grant was saved … Continued