Archive for May, 2014

EVs Will Soon Power the Grid

May 23rd, 2014 No comments

By Bob Weed Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President OEM

The buzz about EVs is only getting greater as people discover the benefits of driving one.  In a new and exciting twist, we’re now seeing more opportunities for EV drivers to  provide power to the electrical grid. Read more…

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Study Delivers “One-Two Punch” on Stormwater Runoff from Copper Roofs

May 23rd, 2014 No comments

By Joe Gorsuch, Copper Development Association (CDA), Manager, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development

A Towson University study that uses planter boxes and swales to reduce the adverse effects of copper in stormwater has provided a successful “one-two punch” in reducing the concentrations of the metal in roof runoff.  Read more…

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New Larco Coppershield Push Plate

May 5th, 2014 No comments

A news statement on the Antimicrobial Copper website describes a new EPA-approved copper alloy push plate for automatic door activation that kills 99.9 percent of *bacteria within two hours.

“[Hospital Infections] can be devastating to a hospital’s revenue and reputation, and even deadly to patients,” said Scott Gardeen, senior product manager for Larco products. “CopperShield push plates provide the kind of protection from infectious bacteria* patients and employees in the healthcare industry deserve.” Read more…

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