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These procedures constitute the AWI method of developing evidence of consensus for the approval, reaffirmation, revision, or withdrawal of American National Standards.
This infographic breaks down the information contained in the full ANSI/AWI Approved Procedures into an easy-to-digest visual roadmap of AWI's ANSI standard development process.
Architectural Woodwork Standards
The predecessor to the suite of AWI Standards, Architectural Woodwork Standards (AWS) is the guide for the specification, construction, and installation of interior architectural woodwork. The AWS is a definitive reference manual designed to simplify and clarify guidelines, information and principles required for fabrication, finishing, and installation of architectural woodwork. It provides design professionals with a logical and simple means of comprehensively specifying woodwork elements.
Standards Compliance, Woodwork Inspections, and Reporting
The AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP) is a valuable quality assurance organization that aids in the delivery of fine interior architectural woodwork. QCP is endorsed by the American Subcontractors Association (ASA). Woodwork compliance inspections can be obtained by the AWI Quality Certification Corporation’s network of independent expert inspectors. The only requirement for a compliance inspection is that the Architectural Woodwork Standards must have been incorporated into project’s construction documents. Contact Randy Estabrook for inspection information at [email protected] or by phone at 571-364-7319.
This whitepaper provides documentation on the default method of casework wall anchorage used in the AWI Standards in the absence of specification.
August 14, 2018
On 5mm diameter single-pin shelf support fittings used in casework construction where cabinet sides are fabricated from veneer core plywood or MDF panel products