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National Architectural Door Council

About the NADC

The WDMA National Architectural Door Councilâ„¢ represents the interests of the leading manufacturers of architectural door manufacturers and their suppliers. Operating under the WDMA umbrella, the NADC is responsible for developing and maintaining the primary industry standards for architectural wood doors and represents the industry before code and regulatory bodies, standards-setting organizations, policymakers and the media. The NADC promotes the use of WDMA architectural door standards to architects, specifiers and contractors through information exchange, education and media awareness. The NADC embraces product innovation and environmental sustainability while at the same time preserving the high-quality and performance that builders, architects, specifiers and the end users of architectural doors demand.

NADC Programs & Services

The NADC focuses its programs and services around these key areas:

  • Industry Standards
  • Codes & Regulatory Activities
  • Sustainability
  • Education & Networking
  • Research & Data
  • Legislative Issues
  • Industry Communication

Product Category Rules for Interior Architectural Wood Door Leaves 

The NADC, in cooperation with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) as the program operator, has completed the development of ISO-compliant Product Category Rules (PCR) for interior architectural wood flush and stile and rail door leaves. 

This PCR document specifies rules, requirements, and guidelines for developing EPDs for interior architectural wood door leaves and underlying requirements of related life-cycle- assessments (LCAs). These PCR are valid for, and provide requirements for, Business-to-Business (BtoB) EPDs.   The product group includes interior flush door leaves compliant with the ANSI/WDMA I.S. 1A Interior Architectural Wood Flush Doors and interior wood stile and rail door leaves compliant with ANSI/ WDMA I.S. 6A Interior Architectural Stile and Rails Doors, for use in commercial buildings.

PCR are public documents available without charge.  Manufacturers can begin using and referencing these PCR immediately. CLICK HERE to obtain a copy from the WDMA Online Bookstore.

Join the NADC

Any member of WDMA active in the architectural door industry may join the WDMA National Architectural Door Councilâ„¢. Current WDMA members wishing to join the NADC should send an email to nadc@wdma.com. In order to become a member of WDMA, please visit the membership section of the WDMA webpage or send an email to nadc@wdma.com.

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