October 2015

Blackout in lower Manhattan

Storm King

We're still in the midst of hurricane season, so storm-driven power outages are still a risk. In the event of an outage, a portable generator can be your best friend, even a lifesaver. Find out how to pick the right one and use it safely.

[Photo courtesy of Michael Tapp]

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Geothermal heat pumps

Warm Below

As the thermometer falls and the leaves turn colors, the temperature underground remains constant. Geothermal heating (and cooling) technology takes advantage of the earth's constant temperature to keep your home warm in the chillier months.

[Photo courtesy of USFWS - Pacific Region]

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Electrowinning refining plant

Highly Refined

Turning the raw materials into pure copper is a complex and usually very energy-intensive process. Hydrometallurgy, including the electrowinning(EW) process, reduces that energy overhead significantly, making the refining process more efficient and economical.

[Photo courtesy of Cornelius Michael]

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Copper Development Association Names New Head of Health, Environment and Sustainable Development Program

CDA has chosen Carrie Claytor to lead its Health, Environment and Sustainable Development (HESD) program. Centered on providing valuable scientific data and regulatory guidance to the industry, CDA’s HESD program delivers information on copper in areas including toxicology, environmental protection, human health, and sustainable development.
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Copper Development Association Provides Comparative Efficiency Analysis for Electric Motors

Richard DeFay of CDA presented comparative efficiency analysis for electric motors at the EEMODS 2015 Conference.
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Magazine Features CDA's Motor Management Best Practices

Plain and simple, copper makes motors more efficient. Read our tips on how to run your industrial facilities motors more efficiently.
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