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Apr 30, 2014, 11:00 ET Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act Prompts New Educational Piping Video

 The Copper Development Association (CDA), a trade association representing the U.S. copper tube and fittings industry, today announces the...


Jan 24, 2014, 09:00 ET ECRI Institute Lists Antimicrobial Copper as a Top 10 Technology to Watch in 2014

A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of...


Oct 17, 2013, 13:59 ET Expanded Plumbing How-To Video Series Makes Working with Copper Easier

 Plumbers, contractors and technicians now have two new educational videos to refer to when installing or working with copper for plumbing and...


Aug 12, 2013, 16:00 ET Ingersoll Rand Unveils New Door Hardware Made From Antimicrobial Copper

 Ingersoll Rand has launched a new range of door hardware products made with CuVerro® bactericidal copper alloys that have been proven to...


Jun 06, 2013, 12:13 ET Cruise Ships and Norovirus: How Copper Can Keep You Healthy on the Open Seas

Designed as the ultimate getaway, cruise ships attract millions of vacationers each year. For days—or even weeks—cruise ship passengers...


Nov 27, 2012, 16:47 ET High Death Rate from Superbugs and Healthcare Acquired Infections Leads to Heightened Concern

A recent Harris Interactive survey on the attitudes of the American public towards healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) revealed that almost one...


Oct 20, 2011, 08:00 ET Study Proves New Technology Kills Bacteria That Cause Hospital Infections and Reduces Infection Rates

Results from a comprehensive multi-site clinical trial demonstrated that the use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit rooms...


Jul 01, 2011, 08:30 ET New Technology Kills Bacteria That Cause Hospital Infections

Early results from a comprehensive multi-site clinical trial demonstrated that the use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit...


May 31, 2011, 15:11 ET Copper Industry Launches New DIY Architectural and Plumbing Videos

The "Do It Proper with Copper" video series is back with its second installment of DIY architectural and plumbing how-to videos. To view the...


May 10, 2011, 12:03 ET Copper Sprinklers Offer Habitat Families Fire Protection

When Habitat for Humanity St. Louis (HFHSL) identified vacant property just north of downtown, the construction team wanted to build homes that...


Mar 24, 2010, 13:44 ET Clinical Trial Results Demonstrate Copper Reduces MRSA & VRE in Hospital Rooms

Recent clinical tests demonstrate that antimicrobial copper is effective in significantly reducing the bacterial load in intensive care unit (ICU)...


Jul 22, 2009, 10:49 ET Photos: New Research is a Breath of Fresh Air for Heating and Air Conditioning Units

If you turn on your car air conditioner on a hot summer day and are overwhelmed by the smell of mildew, it is because mold is growing in the...


Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET Congressional Funds Awarded for Testing of Antimicrobial Copper Metals

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressionally appropriated funds to continue clinical trails determining the antimicrobial...


Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET Federal Funding Awarded to Test Antimicrobial Properties of Copper Metals

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressionally appropriated funds to determine the antimicrobial effectiveness of copper, brass and bronze...


Mar 08, 2007, 00:00 ET Copper Development Association Offers Free CD-ROM on Communications Wiring

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association has completed production on a new CD-ROM that informs and educates...


Mar 08, 2007, 00:00 ET Keeping Warm and Cool with Copper

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As the cost of heating oil and natural gas has spiked in the past few years, more homeowners are seeking...


Mar 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Structured Wiring Boom Creates Job Opportunities

NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing interest in all things digital for the home has created a new trade, one that is increasing in...


Feb 20, 2007, 00:00 ET Copper Surfaces May Help Prevent Cold and Flu

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- It's cold and flu season, and you can't be too careful about the spread of germs. Have you ever wondered who...


May 30, 2003, 01:00 ET New Study Shows Copper Could Control Listeria Contamination

WASHINGTON, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted in the U.K. holds promise for stemming Listeria contamination using copper alloys for...


Sep 04, 2001, 01:00 ET Copper Development Association Web Site Offers Latest Technical Information and Marketing Resources

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Builders, contractors and installers can now access regularly updated information on all aspects of copper tube...