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AWC announces self-directed study program

LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council is now offering a complimentary self-directed learning program on designing with wood. Courses are related to the use of traditional and engineered wood products for residential and commercial applications and are available on … Read more »

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New standard practice for installation of exterior doors in coastal areas

FMA/AAMA/WDMA 300-12, Standard Practice for the Installation of Exterior Doors in Wood Frame Construction for Extreme Wind/Water Exposure has been approved by the Window & Door Manufacturers Association, the Fenestration Manufacturers Association, and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. This standard … Read more »

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New AAMA installation standard for doors in wood frame construction

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has published FMA/AAMA/WDMA 300-12, “Standard Practice for the Installation of Exterior Doors in Wood Frame Construction for Extreme Wind/Water Exposure.” The document, developed in conjunction with the Fenestration Manufacturers Association and the … Read more »

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