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2004 Press Releases
- November 17CDA and AMM to Host Third Annual Market Trends Forum
Eight speakers will offer expert outlooks and identify trends for the copper industry in 2005, on December 9 at the New York Helmsley Hotel. The forum is presented by the Copper Development Association and American Metal Market...
- November 11Arthur Cohen Set The Standard For Copper Standards
Arthur Cohen, 73, died November 10 after a brief illness in Albuquerque, N.M. Cohen retired from the Copper Development Association Inc. in 1997 after serving 30 years as manager of standards and safety engineering...
- November 10CDA Announces Important New Ally In Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Germs
The spread of infectious and often deadly diseases in our hospitals has become a major threat to patient safety, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which estimates that infections acquired in healthcare facilities now result in some 88,000 deaths each year in the USA...
- October 27Copper Pipes Still Going Strong, After All These Years
In its search for the nation's oldest surviving copper plumbing system - a quest prompted by the historic fact that copper tubing was introduced some 75 years ago...
- October 20Top Ten Wiring Hazards Threaten Life and Property
In the interest of assuring that electric power remains our friend, the Copper Development Association has developed a "Top Ten List of Electrical Hazards in the Home"...
- October 14New Study Finds Attic Temperatures Can Pose Serious Risk Is Your Electrical Wiring Too Hot?
If you've ever been up in your attic on a sunny summer day, you know the meaning of hot. If you have a dark-color roof on your house, the heat buildup in the attic can be unbearable...
- October 11Homeowners Take a Shine to Copper Shingles, Creating New Upscale Market
In recent years, a new market has taken a shine to man's oldest metal-lightweight copper roofing shingles, more homeowners are choosing copper roofs for reasons both aesthetic and practical...
- July 1U.S. Copper Usage Down in 2003
U.S. copper usage dropped for the third year in a row. The 2003 level of 6,984 million pounds is a 4.6% decrease from the revised 2002 level of 7,324 million pounds.
- June 28Weathering Storms With a Portable Generator
Where power failures on a grand scale are concerned, 2003 was a year for the record books. A rolling blackout from Maine to the Midwest stranded millions in the midst of an August heat wave, and then Hurricane Isabel left communities along the East Coast without electricity.
- May 24New Study Shows Copper Could Control MRSA Contamination
A new study holds promise for stemming MRSA contamination by using copper alloys for surfaces in healthcare facilities. Doctors C. William Keevil and J.O. Noyce of the University of Southampton, U.K., reported the study here today at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
- March 18Copper-Nickel Alloys Online
A new international Web site, hosted by the Copper Development Association in the USA, explores copper-nickel alloys. It provides detailed information and solutions for designers, engineers, fabricators and users of these workhorse alloys.
- February 12T-Drill Becomes First Associate Member of CDA
T-Drill Industries, Inc., has been accepted as an associate member company of the Copper Development Association. "This marks the first change in our membership structure in 40 years," said CDA President and CEO Andrew G. Kireta Sr.
- January 19How Dependable Is Your Plumbing?
When it comes to plumbing systems, copper is the least likely material to cause problems. To help builders and homebuyers make educated decisions when it comes to plumbing, the Copper Development Association has developed a 12-Point Plumbing Test.
- January 19Copper Development Association Streamlines Web Site
The Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA) has streamlined its popular www.copper.org Web site, making it easier for builders, homebuyers and homeowners to find information online about the benefits of copper residential building products.
- January 19Copper "Tops" For New Homes Or Remodeling
Homebuilders know there are a thousand and one - or more - decisions that have to be made between the start and finish of any project.
- January 19Copper Development Association Gives Builders Tips On Wiring New Homes For Safety And Satisfaction
According to the Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA), builders can offer a higher level of safety and satisfaction to new-home buyers by ensuring that residential wiring systems provide the capacity and performance that homebuyers expect.
- January 19CDA Offers Structured Wiring CD-ROMs For Builders, Remodelers And Installers
The Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA) offers free informational CD-ROMs that focus on "Structured Wiring for Today's Homes" to trade professionals.
- January 19Copper Adorns The New American Home "Smart House Loft"
The Copper Development Association (CDA), is pleased to announce its participation in "The New American Home" annual showcase project, cosponsored by the National Council of the Housing Industry (NCHI) and Builder Magazine.