AWC Presents DCA 6-2015 IRC Guide in Spanish Version

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American Wood Council releases Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide: DCA 6 – 2015 IRC Version in Spanish version. The document (DCA 6) was developed for promoting good, code-compliant deck design and construction for safe outdoor structures. It is a part of AWC's Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) series.


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AWC Releases 2015 Deck Guide in Spanish

LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a Spanish version of the popular Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide: DCA 6 – 2015 IRC Version, part of AWC’s Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) series.

The free Spanish guide can be downloaded at: https://www.awc.org/codes-standards/publications/dca6

“Safety is our primary concern, which is why we want to make this document accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Good deck design is so important to safety,” said AWC Vice President of Technology Transfer John “Buddy” Showalter. “DCA 6 is now available in Spanish to correspond to both the 2015 and 2012 editions of the International Code Council’s International Residential Code so it can be easily used by everyone involved in U.S. design and construction for whom English might not be their first language.”

DCA 6 was specifically developed to promote good, code-compliant deck design and construction for safe outdoor structures.

The American Wood Council (AWC) is the voice of North American wood products manufacturing, an industry that provides almost 450,000 men and women in the United States with family-wage jobs. AWC represents 86 percent of the structural wood products industry, and members make products that are essential to everyday life from a renewable resource that absorbs and sequesters carbon. Staff experts develop state-of-the-art engineering data, technology, and standards for wood products to assure their safe and efficient design, as well as provide information on wood design, green building, and environmental regulations. AWC also advocates for balanced government policies that affect wood products.

MEDIA CONTACT

Heather Stegner

Vice President, Communications

202-463-4756, hstegner@awc.org

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