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AWC promotes David Tyree to South Central regional director of codes and regulations; Tyree's leadership in code development includes three terms as chair of International Building Code Structural Committee

AWC applauds inclusion of mass timber pilot program in National Defense Authorization Act passed by US House of Representatives; trade group urges Senate to move legislation forward to utilize wood to address backlog of housing projects and facilities

Softwood Lumber Board Q1 report highlights include 18 wood-friendly code change proposals recommended by AWC during ICC Group B code hearings; WoodWorks directly influenced and converted 119 projects, resulting in 212 mmbf of lumber consumption

AWC promotes Philip Line to VP of Codes & Regulations, and adds new field staff; Line led development of design provisions for wood construction, and in 2021 won a National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council Excellence Award

Softwood Lumber Board 2021 Annual Report highlights major AWC wins for wood in 2024 IBC, including a provision to allow for fully exposed mass timber ceilings in buildings up to 12 stories tall; WoodWorks influenced 1,700 projects to build with wood

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