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

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 With the help of Andrew  Kireta, Jr., CDA vice president and Dale Powell, CDA project manager, The Copper Development Association (CDA) presents this video entitled Soldering of No-Lead Copper Alloy Fittings, Valves and Components, which not only demonstrates the proper soldering techniques for new alloys, but offers an explanation as to why they must be Read more