Copper plays a major role in green and healthy buildings, leading to Better Buildings. These commercial buildings have a smaller carbon footprint than standard structures—and provide a healthier environment for individuals working in them.
Copper applications in green and healthy commercial building construction are nearly endless, with 128 possible uses contributing to the requirements needed to attain accreditation by LEED, ASHRAE and WELL. Copper’s versatility is a plus for Better Building construction, from structural necessities to aesthetic adornments, including roofing, wiring, plumbing and lighting.
Danish firm Arcon-Sunmark has delivered the largest solar thermal plant in North America as a turnkey project to supply power to the Milpillas copper mine …