Latest Press Releases
Copper Shines at Energy 2030 On The Road in New York City
Energy 2030 On the Road brought together sustainability and political leaders in NYC to engage in policy discussions centered on what actions are needed to reach the goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity by the year 2030.
27th Annual UA Competition Awards North America’s Most Skilled Apprentices
North America’s top plumbing and pipe-fitting apprentices were put to the test during the 2014 United Association International Apprenticeship Competition, which is held in conjunction with the Instructor Training Program at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI.
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Connectability Testing of Copper and Aluminum Wiring
[Full Report PDF - 3.3Mb] A report by Powertech Labs of research they recently conducted into wiring systems showed a very high (up to 100%) failure rate for aluminum systems in mechanical connectors, irrespective of conductor preparation, conductive greases or torque levels when tested according to an IEC method.
An Old Timer Gets a Nervous System Transplant
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The Philadelphia Art Museum, an 86-year-old institution, comes into the 21st century with Category 5 and 6 copper telecommunications wiring. The cables feature fast data speeds plus Power over Ethernet in some cases.
Copper Roof Systems Prove to be Energy-Efficient and Sustainable
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Copper roofs provide more benefit than having a higher life cycles, low life cost cycle and being recyclable. They are also able to easily reflect solar energy and emit infrared radiation released by our sun.