May 2016

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Healthy Eating

Did you know that like other minerals, copper is an essential micro-nutrient that our bodies need to function properly? Eating copper-rich foods like nuts, chocolate (a great combo in a chocolate pecan pie), raisins, and whole grains will keep you copper healthy!
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Installer training

Mad Skills

Working with copper can be challenging sometimes, but with the right training and know-how, you can be a master plumber, electrician, or engineer. That's why CDA offers a variety of informative seminars in architecture, plumbing, and electrical applications for professionals who want to learn and advance their careers.

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Grill knobs

Warm Up

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means: time to clean off the outdoor grill for some warm weather cooking. Copper tubing is a great choice for built-in gas grills in today's home. Read about the many advantages of using copper gas lines for the best fuel gas systems.
[Photo credit: Amanda Mills]

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An Age-Old Material Inspires Award Winning Architectural Designs

The North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) Awards program recognizes excellence in the use of copper in building design projects. See who won this year!
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Copper Lightning and Grounding System Ensures Uptime for 911 Center

Life-or-death situations should not be determined by an off air dispatch center. However, when lightning strikes a center without a proper lightning protection and grounding system in place, vital calls could go unanswered and first responders might never arrive to emergency situations.
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U.S. EPA’s Lead & Copper Rule Underscores Very Different Toxicological Profiles for Lead and Copper

In light of the recent Flint, Michigan water concerns and that city’s decision to replace their lead service lines with copper, the following article provides a comparison of the toxicological profiles and U.S. drinking water regulations for copper versus lead.
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