Copper Development Association

International Training Institute, Copper Development Association provide training  Detroit—The International Training Institute (ITI), the education arm of the unionized sheet metal and air conditioning industry, and the Copper Development Association (CDA) recently facilitated a soldering certification class for members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 80 in Detroit. The class, heavily requested by local contractors, certified Read more

The Copper Development Association (CDA) released research summaries on next-generation heat exchangers. The new three-part white paper gives industry professionals the most current insights on enhancing efficiency of HVAC&R systems using smaller diameter copper tubes. New systems based on these designs may give owners and engineers the opportunity to reduce operational costs and energy consumption Read more

A recent Gallup poll found that 63% of Americans are worried about the safety of their drinking water. Except in extreme cases, these concerns are mostly unfounded as America’s drinking water is among the safest in the World. However, these concerns are understandable considering that the quality of our water is subject to threats old Read more

The nation needs Millennials and Generation Z to consider trade careers Your faucet’s leaking, it’s as simple as calling your local plumber to get the job done, right? Think again. Demand for plumbers all around the United States is on the rise, and soon there may not be enough tradespeople to answer your call. More Read more

The Copper Development Association (CDA) has added two new how-to videos, How to Braze Threaded Copper Adapters and Soldering and Brazing Copper Alloy Flanges, as well as a new chapter, “Copper-Iron Alloy Tube and Fittings for High Pressure HVAC/R” to its Copper Tube Handbook app. The educational videos demonstrate how to create leak-free connections through Read more