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Copper In Construction

Uses of Copper In Construction

Few metals can hold a candle to copper. It is a vital part of human civilization and development. Copper is a soft, malleable, ductile metal with high thermal and electrical conductivity and good resistance to corrosion. Although copper is used in a wide range of applications, approximately half of the global copper supply makes its way into buildings. On average, one home can contain 439 pounds of copper. 

Why Copper? Essential for powering society

Currently copper is the 3rd most used metal on earth and plays a vital role in the transition to a renewable energy based economy. As an extremely versatile metal copper has a variety of uses for contributing to daily functions. Due to it’s high electrical and thermal conductivity, copper is a highly-efficient conduit which makes it ideal metal for electrical uses and in turn, renewable energy.