December 2016

Jingle Bells

Jingle All The Way

They're as iconic as reindeer or mistletoe—the melodic jingling of brass bells attached to everything from hats to sleigh straps for horses and, ah, reindeer. They ring in the holiday season for your ears, just the same as evergreens do for your nose or egg nog for your taste buds.

[Photo Credit: Thanh Mai Bui Duy]

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NAICA 10th anniversary logo

Has It Been Ten Years Already?

On the tenth anniversary of our North American Copper in Architecture awards, we want you to help us choose the best projects from our first decade. Fill out a quick survey and help us pick our top ten.

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Tesla

At Its Core, A Tesla Is Pure Copper

A rotor made completely of copper makes the induction motors that power the Tesla roadster highly efficient, powerful, and responsive. See how copper's high conductivity and low resistivity contribute to the Tesla's success.

[Photo Credit: Steve Jurvetson]

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CDA Expert to Present Grounding Guidelines for Electrical Disaster Prevention

When it comes to power outages and safety, understanding the basic electrical fundamentals could be the key to preventing a potential catastrophe. David Brender, CDA’s national program manager for electrical applications, will be speaking about proper grounding guidelines at the PowerTest Conference in February.
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Copper in Architecture Awards: 10 Year Anniversary

Voting contest for Copper in Architecture Awards's 10 Year Anniversary is now open. Choose your favorite 7 projects from the last decade.
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Copper Development Association Commends Senate Approval of WRDA

CDA supports the Senate’s bi-partisan vote in favor of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization – a much needed piece of legislation that includes provisions to begin addressing failing water infrastructure needs throughout the US., including lead service line replacement programs and other methods of lead reduction in community water systems.
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