News and Media

architecture building copper cladding
    02 | 12 | 14
    Brass, the Hottest Gift for Winter 2014 | See our Christmas Gift Collection.
    aesthetic, art, artists, creative, design, designer, inspiration
    Brass is going to be the star of the show this Christmas. The copper alloy, glistening gold in colour, has become the new material of choice among designers for accessories, jewellery and ornaments alike and is the ideal material for our selection of gifts.
    14 | 11 | 14
    The Hermitage in Amsterdam Displays a Unique Copper Labyrinth in its Inner Courtyard
    Art, Pipe systems, Architecture
    appealing, design, designer, aesthetic, history, inspiration, beautiful, creative
    ECI, in collaboration with visual artists and designers Bart van Heesch and Emilie Kröner, has designed and installed a copper labyrinth in one of the fields in the inner courtyard of the Hermitage Amsterdam. The display complements the temporary “Dining with the Tsars Exhibition. Fragile beauty from the Hermitage”, open until March 2015.
    12 | 11 | 14
    Leonardo ENERGY Offers Energy Management Foundation Training
    Electrical systems
    energy efficiency
    An online course is being offered to energy managers with an interest in improving their organisation’s energy performance.
    01 | 10 | 14
    The First Copper Upcycling Contest has been Launched #upcopper
    Art, Interior design
    bronze, decorators, design, aesthetic, EU, brass, recyclable , alloys, competition, durability, creative, public
    ECI has launched a call for submissions for the international Copper Upcycling Contest, a mouth-watering prospect for all creative-minded copper and design fans. The brief is to create an upcycled household item, i.e. breathe new life into an old household object made of copper or a copper alloy.
    06 | 08 | 14
    Copper Crossings - Copper Shapes in Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture
    Copper Crossings - Copper Shapes in Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture exhibition will be presented at Milan's Triennale from September 16th to November 9th, 2014.
    23 | 06 | 14
    Is the Commission Giving Up on Saving Energy?
    Energy and renewables
    energy efficiency, EU, reduce emissions, renewable energy source, renewables
    The Coalition for Energy Savings is calling for a binding 40% target, a call supported by an increasing number of stakeholders and backed by recent opinion polls.
    19 | 06 | 14
    New Edition of Copper Busbars: Guidance for Design and Installation Launched
    Electrical systems
    busbars, efficacy, electric conductivity, electrical, electrical installation
    A new edition of our popular ‘Copper Busbars: Guidance for Design and Installation’ will be of particular benefit to design engineers of electrical distribution systems seeking to design efficient, economic and reliable busbar systems.
    13 | 06 | 14
    Leonardo ENERGY and Ecofys Identify Flexibility Gap in Power Systems with Higher Shares of Variable Renewable Energy Sources
    Energy and renewables
    energy efficiency, power network, power quality, renewable energy source
    A new overview clarifies the flexibility needs for the transition to power systems with very high penetration levels of variable renewable energy sources (VRES).
    05 | 06 | 14
    French Studies Confirm Copper as a Significant Advance in the Fight Against Infection
    Healthcare, Design and manufacture
    antimicrobial, clinical trial
    New French research confirms the contribution antimicrobial copper touch surfaces can make to infection prevention.
    22 | 05 | 14
    ECI Welcomes the New Efficiency Requirements for Transformers Adopted by the European Commission
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    efficacy, energy efficiency, environment, EU, transfer of energy, transformer , transmission
    The Ecodesign Regulation, adopted by the European Commission (EC) yesterday, will ensure that the transmission and distribution of electricity will become progressively more efficient as new power transformers are put into service.
    28 | 04 | 14
    Copper Piping: This Summer’s New Decorative Hit?
    Interior design
    appealing, beautiful, design, designer, inspiration, recyclability, tube, use
    Driven by the trends in decoration for 2014, designers and budding home improvers are taking the humble copper pipe and reworking it into imaginative, homemade, arty objects.
    23 | 04 | 14
    Plans to Reach Annual 1.5% Energy Savings Fall Short of Credibility
    Energy and renewables
    energy efficiency, EU, policy
    ECI supports the Coalition for Energy Savings that identifies weaknesses in national implementation of the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive.
    06 | 03 | 14
    Shopping Ideas for Mother’s Day : A selection of copper jewellery for every mother
    Following in the footsteps of design, architecture, and fashion, now it’s jewellery’s turn to catch “copper fever”! Ever more designers are falling for the charms of the red metal and its alloys. This year, copper jewellery, to be found in every possible style, might just be the “must have” gift for Mother’s Day...
    29 | 01 | 14
    Interior Architecture: Show Off Your Copper Pipes!
    Interior design, Architecture
    aesthetic, appealing, beautiful, colourful, decorators, design, designer, home, inspiration, pipework, plumbing
    Although people have long sought to keep pipes hidden, copper pipes are now coming into the open thanks to the influence of industrial design. We take a quick spin around Europe to see some original creations.
    22 | 01 | 14
    Global Industrial Competitiveness - The Key to a Low Carbon Economy for Europe
    Industry, policy, regulation, environment, EU, communications, Economy
    As the European Commission proposes a comprehensive package on the future industrial, energy and climate change policy directions, Eurometaux and ECI point to the importance of putting global competitiveness at the core of the future (industrial) policy design.
By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Find out more by following this link. Accept