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    15 | 02 | 17
    Online Copper Conductivity Materials Database for Electrical and Electronic Engineering Launched
    Electrical systems
    conductivity
    A free-to-access Copper Conductivity Materials database covering copper alloys for electrical conductivity applications is now available online to help specifiers and designers with material selection, addressing a current knowledge gap.
    15 | 12 | 16
    European Copper in Architecture Awards Open for Entries
    Architecture
    architecture, roofing
    Architects are being called to showcase their most arresting copper and copper alloy designs as the European Copper in Architecture Awards 18 opens for entries.
    25 | 10 | 16
    Bernard Respaut Appointed New Chief Executive of the European Copper Institute
    Bernard Respaut succeeds John Schonenberger, who will retire at the end of 2016, after leading, for 17 years, the Brussels-based association representing the global copper industry in Europe.
    03 | 10 | 16
    Energy Efficiency Package: Delivery is Overdue
    Energy and renewables
    European Commission’s delay in presenting the energy efficiency package sends the wrong signal for the delivery of an Energy Union which works for citizens.
    22 | 04 | 16
    ECI to Present Models to Assess Socio-Economic Costs of Harmonized Classification at SETAC
    ECI will participate this year at the SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting to be held in Nantes (France) from 22-26 May 2016.
    04 | 04 | 16
    2015 Annual Report - Recognising the Specificities of Copper in EU Policy Making
    ECI and its network of national associations in Europe, collectively part of the Copper Alliance, continued its efforts to defend and grow markets for copper, ensure fair market access for copper products, and support the copper industry’s license to operate.
    30 | 03 | 16
    International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme Publishes New Report on PV Self-Consumption Policies
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    Providing tools for policymakers and PV stakeholders to better understand the challenges and opportunities associated to the implementation of self-consumption policies for PV plants.
    24 | 02 | 16
    High Conductivity Copper for Electrical Engineering
    Electrical systems
    A newly-launched publication – High Conductivity Copper for Electrical Engineering – describes the electrical and mechanical properties of high conductivity copper, and copper alloys, intended for use in electrical applications.
    15 | 01 | 16
    The International Copper and the Home 2016 Design Competition Launched
    Art
    architecture, aesthetic, inspiration, art, design, competition
    The award aims at demonstrating the endless expressive potential of copper in innovative and unconventional ways, aimed at two distinct categories: designers and professional architects and students.
    07 | 12 | 15
    ICA President Speaks at Energy Day about High-Efficiency Products
    applications, energy efficiency, policy
    Energy Efficiency offers one of the best, most realistic opportunities for limiting the effects of man made climate change.
    25 | 11 | 15
    ECI Launches #MY21ACTIONS4CLIMATE to Encourage Opportunities for Individual Action on Climate Change
    Energy and renewables
    Individual actions are not limited to turning thermostats down, switching off lights, recycling and leaving the car in the garage. While these are definitely worthwhile, we can go far beyond them. Read here how.
    19 | 11 | 15
    Trollbeads House in Copenhagen Wins the European Copper in Architecture Awards 17
    Architecture
    architecture, EU, competition, alloys, awards
    This international award recognises the best architectural designs incorporating copper and copper alloys. This year, over 50 entries were received from 17 countries.
    29 | 09 | 15
    The Use of Electricity in Heating and Cooling Could Facilitate the Penetration of Renewables and Lower Carbon Emissions in Europe
    Energy and renewables
    building, cooling, electricity generation, environment, EU, heating, policy
    ECI is convinced that very significant opportunities exist, within the heating & cooling sector, to save energy, to increase the use of renewable-based technologies, thus reducing the dependency on imported fuels, and to better connect the EU’s electricity and thermal energy markets.
    28 | 09 | 15
    Copper Industry Calls for New Approach to Reduce EU Carbon Emissions
    Energy and renewables
    climate change, EU, policy
    ECI’s plan to decarbonize Europe by 25% calls for a different, more integrated and collaborative approach towards emission reductions by focusing on the concept of resource productivity.
    07 | 07 | 15
    EU Regulation Needs Holistic Strategy to Target the Vast Saving Opportunity of Building Automation
    Energy and renewables
    building, efficacy, electric conductivity, energy efficiency, EU, policy
    The application of building automation and controls could save about 10% of the entire energy use in EU, concluded the participants at the workshop organised by the ECI at EUSEW 2015.
    16 | 06 | 15
    New Analysis Highlights Member States Lack of Ambition in Implementing Energy Efficiency Legislation
    Energy and renewables
    efficacy, energy efficiency, environment, EU, policy
    New analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings shows that the plans put forward by the Member States lack ambition and will not achieve the agreed objectives.
    27 | 05 | 15
    Fathers’ Day Shopping Copper gifts: Dads love them too!
    aesthetic, products, property, shape
    Running out of ideas for Father's Day on 14th of June June? Do you have a trendy dad? Then why not get him something in the most fashionable decorative material around: copper!
    16 | 04 | 15
    The Copper Labyrinth Shapes its Curves at the Energy for Creativity Expo in Milan
    Architecture
    aesthetic, appealing, beautiful, design, designer, history
    The Labyrinth is displayed from 13 April to 24 May 2015, as part of the new exhibition-event of INTERNI ‘Energy for Creativity” that attempts to introduce and develop the themes of Expo Milano 2015
    07 | 04 | 15
    World First: Antimicrobial Copper Supermarket Trolleys
    Healthcare
    antimicrobial, harmful bacteria, health, healthcare-associated infections
    In a world first, a Brazilian supermarket has introduced supermarket trolleys with antimicrobial copper handles to help reduce the spread of disease-causing pathogens.
    11 | 03 | 15
    Copper and the Home Competition Winners Awarded
    Interior design, Art
    The winners of Copper and the Home 2014 have been awarded their prizes at a ceremony in Milan.
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