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What the 2015 International Building Code means for wood construction: Part III

by Buddy Showalter, PE

To help translate what the latest changes to building codes mean for opportunities in wood construction, the American Wood Council (AWC) recently introduced four new standards that are adopted by reference in the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC).

Over the last two months, this author has covered updates to the 2015 National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction and 2015 Special …

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