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  • March 7-9, 2010
    "HVAC Systems and Acute Respiratory Infections: a Cohort Study", delivered by Liz Hasselbach of Washington State University and Charles Feigley of the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina
    Presented at the Indoor Air Expo in Tampa, FL and comparing the performance of aluminum and copper HVAC system components (heat exchanger fins and drip pans) in both laboratory and real world settings. This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Defense under the aegis of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center.

Most Recent Press Releases

  • July 22, 2009
    New Research Is A Breath of Fresh Air For Heating And Air Conditioning Units
    If you turn on your car air conditioner on a hot summer day and are overwhelmed by the smell of mildew, it is because mold is growing in the air conditioner unit. The same phenomenon occurs on a larger scale in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) units of buildings.
  • March 25, 2008
    U.S. EPA Approves Registration of Antimicrobial Copper Alloys
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the registration of antimicrobial copper alloys, with public health claims.  These public health claims acknowledge that copper, brass and bronze are capable of killing harmful, potentially deadly bacteria. Copper is the first solid surface material to receive this type of EPA registration, which is supported by extensive antimicrobial efficacy testing.
  • November 15, 2007
    Congressional Funds Awarded for Testing of Antimicrobial Copper Metals
    Congressionally appropriated funds to continue clinical trails determining the antimicrobial effectiveness of copper, brass and bronze have been awarded to the Copper Development Association, announced CDA President Andrew G. Kireta Sr.

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