Archive for March, 2014

CDA Presents at the HVAC Excellence Conference

March 29th, 2014 No comments

by Dale Powell, Copper Development Association, Project Manager and Piping Applications Specialist

Today there’s demand for higher efficiency in HVACR equipment that’s driven by increasing energy costs, changes in government regulations, new codes and improved standards in our industry.  Sometimes it’s challenging to keep pace with all of the technology/advancements. The CDA has resources and information that are helpful in answering some questions related to recent changes in the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Read more…

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Misclassification of Copper in Building Construction: Risks vs. Hazards (Part I)

March 28th, 2014 No comments

Joe Meyer

Joe Gorsuch

By Joe Gorsuch, Copper Development Association (CDA), Manager, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development, and Dr. Joe Meyer, ARCADIS Technical Expert

Joe Gorsuch works with environmental regulations and the collection of ecological toxicity data.  For 30 years prior to joining the CDA in 2009, he worked with Kodak, conducting environmental effects and stability studies in the laboratory and outdoors to register chemicals for the photographic industry. 

Joe Meyer is a Technical Expert for ARCADIS, an international organization that provides consultancy, design, engineering and management services in the infrastructure, water, environment and building fields. Joe is a former professor in the Department of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming. While at UW, Joe was involved with U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board activities in both aquatic toxicity and water quality programs. Read more…

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