Latest Press Releases
Designing a Desert Oasis: Achieving LEED Certification With Copper
Together with GreenCE, the Copper Development Association (CDA) has developed a two-part video case study, highlighting the craftsmanship of the Health Sciences Education Building at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (HSEB) as one of the most innovative, sustainable construction projects in the United States utilizing copper.
Call for Entries: 2014 North American Copper in Architecture Awards
Submissions for the 2014 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program are now being accepted. The Copper Development Association (CDA), in collaboration with the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association (CCBDA), is looking for the most innovative projects across the United States and Canada that are designed with copper and the alloys.
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Copper Use in Renewable Energy Expected to Increase Dramatically as U.S. Legislates Upgraded Energy Policies
In 2012 renewable energy accounted for over half the new capacity installed, according to President Obama’s climate change action plan. Due to copper’s inherent properties and its preferred use in renewable energy systems, this shift in the national agenda also presents a significant opportunity for growth for the copper industry. (May 2013 Issue of "Mining & Power" magazine)
Copper in the Arts: Classic Bells: Continuing the Holiday Tradition with Brass
Classic Bells restores, designs and constructs brass holiday bells, straps, heirloom-quality home decor, personal items and gifts in their Iowa workshop.
Electric motors are found everywhere in commercial facilities and industrial plants, where they power fans, pumps, compressors and exhausts as well as manufacturing and assembly equipment.