APA Activates ANSI/APA PRG 320-20xx Committee
July 2022—As an American National Standards developer accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI), APA is activating APA Standards Committees for the revision of ANSI/APA PRG 320-2019, Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber. ANSI/APA PRG 320 has been adopted by the International Residential Code (IRC) and International Building Code (IBC) for many years. The APA standards committees are operated under the consensus process approved by ANSI, which requires transparency, openness and balanced interest. The committee membership is open to all interested parties under the categories of manufacturer, supplier, user and general interest. Those interested in joining the this APA standards committee(s) should contact BJ Yeh by August 31, 2022.