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New FSC Certification Benefit Available to WI Affiliates

Woodwork Institute is excited to announce a partnership with Sustainable Northwest to provide WI Affiliates streamlined, affordable FSC certification. Sustainable Northwest provides a unique group certification program. In its group program, member businesses see an FSC auditor less than once every five years. The arrangement relies on a group manager who provides annual on-site technical [...]

January 21, 2016|Affiliate Benefit, News|0 Comments

WI honors Santa Barbara medical clinic project for architectural woodwork

The Woodwork Institute has honored Dennis Reeves, Inc., and Boulder Associates Architects with its Ralph B. McClure Craftsmanship Award and Bernard B. Barber, Jr., Award for Excellence for their work on the Sansum Clinic Foothill Medical Office Building in Santa Barbara. The McClure Craftsmanship Award honors exceptional craftsmanship and/or installation of architectural millwork by a [...]

January 14, 2016|Awards, News|0 Comments

Developing future North American standards for architectural woodwork

On August 15, 2014, the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) received official approval as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer of architectural woodwork standards. AWI pursued and achieved this status without notifying the Woodwork Institute or the other JSC standards partner, the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), while at the same [...]

January 4, 2016|News|0 Comments

Woodwork Institute honors founders as first Fellows

The Woodwork Institute has inducted the inaugural class of honorees for its Fellowship Award. The inductees include those who founded and built the Institute as it is known today. The WI Fellowship Award was created to honor individuals for their lifetime of significant achievements and service to the woodworking industry. “Since we’re working on the [...]

December 17, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

California architects endorse Woodwork Institute

Woodwork Institute is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architects California Council has endorsed the Woodwork Institute as “millwork specifier and certifier.” In its endorsement letter to Woodwork Institute, AIACC noted that it commends the Woodwork Institute for its “tremendous contributions to the design and construction industry.” The letter goes on to say [...]

November 5, 2015|News|0 Comments

Seminar on getting paid for construction projects

A workshop focusing on explaining and simplifying California collection remedies such as mechanic's liens and stop payment notices will be held in Sept. 3 in Long Beach. Designed for contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers, the discussion will teach you how to efficiently collect payment on construction projects, increase your profits, and avoid common mistakes and [...]

August 1, 2015|Seminar|0 Comments

Guide specifications available for architects

WI has posted several guide specifications online for the convenience of architects. The current guide specifications for architectural woodwork products are: Lab Casework Plastic Laminate Casework Wood Casework Wood and Plastic Laminate Casework Wood Doors Wood Trim The guide specs are provided as downloadable Microsoft Word documents and are available under menu item Architectural Resources, [...]

July 15, 2015|Guide Specs|0 Comments

Webinar on new requirements for Hazard Communication Standard

A live webinar on changes to the Hazard Communication Standard will be held Aug. 26 for people who work with chemicals and safety data sheets. MentorHealth, trainer of health care professionals, will be providing the webinar. Webinar overview This webinar will provide employers and employees with the new requirements for the Hazard Communication Standard, as well as [...]

July 13, 2015|Webinar|0 Comments

USGBC announces new alignment with CALGreen

The U.S. Green Building Council announced last week the availability of a new path forward for California project developers seeking LEED certification. As of July 1, nonresidential projects in California subject to the mandatory 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen) requirements will be able to use an alternative documentation path for LEED. CALGreen is the [...]

July 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Need help with OSHA record keeping and reporting? Live webinar available

A live webinar on OSHA record keeping and reporting will be held July 15 for small-business owners and others who could use help understanding these complex issues and the associated responsibilities. MentorHealth, trainer of health care professionals, will be providing the webinar. Webinar overview OSHA requires that businesses maintain a running account of injuries and illness that occur [...]

July 6, 2015|Webinar|0 Comments