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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

WI updates Certified Seismic Installation Program per CBC 2013

Proper attachments could have prevented the need to rebuild these cabinets. WI has updated its Certified Seismic Installation Program to reflect changes in the California Building Standards Code. Projects approved for construction under the 2013 CBC will be required to use the new attachment details and fastener schedules. Projects approved under previous editions [...]

June 10, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 Roster now available

The 2015 Membership Roster and Resource Guide is now available as a PDF download exclusively for WI members. To access the 2015 Roster, click here. To access exclusive members-only content, you will be asked to log in. If you have not yet registered on the new WI site, you will be asked to do so to [...]

April 16, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New email service for Woodwork Institute

The Woodwork Institute has opted to use a new provider for emailing news and alerts to its members. The change has been made to help the Woodwork Institute improve communication through more appealing emails and better tools to understand how members use and respond to messages. The new service will also help the Woodwork Institute [...]

April 9, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments