When selecting products for the new Idea House, the architect and design team for This Old House wanted to use building materials that were not only eco-friendly and energy-efficient, but also products that were attractive and eye-catching. So when the Copper Development Association (CDA) offered to
By Andy Kireta Jr. Vice President, Copper Development Association Fear has spread across the country as homeowners and business owners discover high levels of lead in their drinking water systems. While many are focusing on who will be responsible for funding these lead replacement projects,
By David Brender, National Program Manager for Electrical Applications, Copper Development Association Despite what meteorologists say, Mother Nature is unpredictable and tragedies tend to occur when communities, government officials and business owners least expect it. The best way to ensure disaster does not strike is to
Going on the attack Imagine a crocodile viciously attacking a cage: not a scene from a horror movie, but a daily reality for the Mozambezi Tilapia Farm in Mozambique. How can they protect the fish in their cages from predators? Somewhat surprisingly, with copper! Going
Since electricity was first discovered in the 17th century, copper has been recognized for its unique and beneficial qualities in electrical applications. As an electrical conductor for building wire systems, copper is the most efficient and reliable as well as the strongest metal available today.
By Irina Dumitrescu Europe has a small, but efficient, copper mining industry, plus a world-class smelting and refining (copper producing) sector. In total, the European copper industry employs some 50,000 people directly and sustains the jobs of millions of others by delivering key products into a vast range
By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around Munich, between the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) and the Hofgarten (Court Garden), I came across the perforated bronze clad entrance of the Fünf Höfe, a shopping, dining, theatre, gallery and retail
The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator – Geneva, Switzerland Going to explore the nature of matter Unlocking the unsolved mysteries of the universe… That’s what the CERN particle accelerators aim to achieve. By recreating the conditions right
By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist The massive singular bronze star provides a rather obvious clue to exactly where you are: Texas, of course! In particular Austin, the state capitol and in this case the Bullock Texas State History Museum.