September 2019

A healthy building

Using Copper to Achieve A Sustainable Future

Green and Healthy buildings which use less electricity and water, makes copper the top material choice for architectural and interior elements, building system controls, plumbing and HVAC equipment, and much more. Read more about verified Health Product Declarations that you can obtain additional points under Material Ingredients credits in LEED 4.1.

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Mining Railroad

Historical Significance

The copper industry in the U.S. has a long and storied history. From the earliest mines in the wild west and upper midwest, to modern production facilities in a number of states today, copper has been an economic engine for America.

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Lightning over Florida

Using Copper for Safety Services

The citizens of Winter Park, Florida has a first-class and reliable emergency response system including police, fire, and 911 emergency lines, all linked by a state-of-the-art communications network and grounded with copper. 

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Using Copper to Achieve A Sustainable Future

A more sustainable future relies on the use of copper. The need to build structures that are healthy for their occupants and use less electricity and water, makes copper the top material choice for architectural and interior elements, building system controls, plumbing and HVAC equipment, mechanical systems and appliances, and energy generation, storage, and electrical applications.
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Winners Crowned in 32nd Annual UA International Apprenticeship Competition

The Copper Development Association (CDA) sponsored prizes recognizing achievement in a piping competition with complex challenges that included nearly every possible joint type in copper piping systems.
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Copper Development Association Successfully Tests Copper Wall Cladding Systems

The Copper Development Association (CDA) recently released a study to simplify the specification process of copper wall cladding systems for architects, building owners and contractors. The study conducted by Intertek provides quantifiable performance and technical data for common copper wall cladding systems, thereby eliminating the need for end users to conduct individual, costly and time intensive tests to comply with the mandatory building code requirements.
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