Copper Development Association

Five Ways Copper Aids the Clean Energy Market
in Sustainability

Five Ways Copper Aids the Clean Energy Market

Having access to affordable, reliable and clean energy benefits everyone. This week is National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), hosted by CRES Forum. This annual event aims to bring together individuals, businesses, nonprofits, industry associations and politicians to influence the discussion on clean energy and create...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

24 Sep 2018
Urban Revitalization: Little Rock’s River Arts District
in Architecture, homeslider

Urban Revitalization: Little Rock’s River Arts District

During the mid-1960s downtown Little Rock suffered the same fate as many other U.S. cities—businesses and employees fled the urban core and moved to the suburbs, leaving a downtown full of parking lots and shuttered businesses.  Fortunately, progressive city leaders developed and implemented a plan...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

13 Sep 2018
Exploring “Portland’s Living Room”
in Architecture, homeslider

Exploring “Portland’s Living Room”

Occupying an entire city block, Pioneer Square, centrally located in downtown Portland, Oregon, provides a nice place for locals and visitors alike to enjoy the city.  In fact, it’s sometimes called “Portland’s Living Room”. The square gets its name from the 1879 Pioneer Court House,...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

11 Sep 2018
in Sustainability

Copper Drives Electric Vehicles and Supporting Infrastructure

National Drive Electric week started on September 8, as a nationwide celebration of plug-in vehicles and their benefits. In recognition of the week, here’s a snapshot of how copper is driving the EV evolution. Copper ranks as an important conductor of electricity and has excellent...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

10 Sep 2018
in Sustainability

Five Common Misconceptions about Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have made enormous progress in the last decade as more companies are joining the EV market and working to create practical, long-range electric vehicles. Tesla, Nissan, BMW, Ford, Chevy, Kia and Volkswagen continue to increase their electric vehicle production. Copper plays a...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

29 Aug 2018
Plastic Pollution: A Consequence of Lead Contamination
in homeslider, Plumbing

Plastic Pollution: A Consequence of Lead Contamination

Installing lead service lines has been illegal since 1986, yet according to the American Water Works Association millions of previously installed lines are lurking underground potentially affecting hundreds of communities across North America. The only proven way to eliminate lead contamination in drinking water systems...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

08 Jun 2018
3 Reasons to Use Copper for Drinking Water Pipes
in homeslider, Plumbing

3 Reasons to Use Copper for Drinking Water Pipes

Two years after the Flint Water Crisis made international news, thousands of lead service lines are still buried underground across North America. Faced with two main material options to consider, plastic or copper, municipalities, utilities, developers and homeowners must weigh health implications, costs and environmental...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

16 May 2018
4 Grounding and Bonding Tips Electricians Should Follow
in Technology, Uncategorized

4 Grounding and Bonding Tips Electricians Should Follow

Without proper grounding and bonding, power outages, downtime and costly repairs are just a few of the problems building owners and facility managers may have to endure when lightning strikes. For 9-1-1 call centers, broadcast facilities and data centers, such problems could result in data...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

21 Mar 2018
How to Reduce Bacteria in the Kitchen
in Architecture, Healthcare, homeslider

How to Reduce Bacteria in the Kitchen

Multitasking in the kitchen can quickly lead to the dispersion of bacteria – hands move from holding raw meat to touching sinks and cabinets without washing. In fact, according to a study conducted by NSF International, kitchen sinks contain the most germs in a home...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

22 Jan 2018
Black electric SUV recharging in parking garage. 3D rendering image
in homeslider, Sustainability, Technology

Can We Cut Energy Use in US Transportation While Making it Better? We’re Taking on the Challenge

Transportation is a key part of American life. Nearly all of us own cars or take public transportation, rely on freight transport for packages and groceries, and depend on transportation’s invisible support for industries, hospitals, businesses and government. But transportation is also a major energy...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

20 Dec 2017
Copper Plays a Critical Role in the Future of the Grid
in homeslider, Sustainability

Copper Plays a Critical Role in the Future of the Grid

As Washington D.C. debates the modernization of our energy infrastructure, Americans across the nation are far less divided. It doesn’t make a difference to the construction and maintenance workers if they’re building a wind turbine or an oil pipeline – they’re more concerned that they...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

11 Dec 2017
Travels with Larry: Brass Revitalizes Downtown Dallas
in Architecture

Travels with Larry: Brass Revitalizes Downtown Dallas

Finally, downtown Dallas, Texas is experiencing a renaissance!  Condos, hotels, restaurants and shops are beginning to fill the underutilized buildings, making central Dallas a real destination, rather than a place tired office workers flee as soon as their work day is over. Dallas luxury retailer...

READ MORE

0

Copper Development Association

28 Nov 2017