Copper News

100% Design Show

100% Design 2016 takes place in September at Olympia, London.

Screwfix Launches Antimicrobial Copper Switches

Screwfix—the UK’s largest multi-channel supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware—has launched a range of antimicrobial copper light switches and sockets by award-winning British manufacturer Varilight, making this innovative technology available over the counter, or delivered within 24 hours, for the first time.

Copper in health

According to the World Health Organisation's nutritional guidelines, adults need 1.2 mg of copper in our daily diet.

Cast bronze furniture

Bronze can be used for many different applications.  Furniture and design objects can make the most of the beautiful colour and textures.

Keep cool

Summers can get very hot, it can even get uncomfortably hot in spring and autumn. High temperatures can be nice on your days off, but having to live with temperatures above 25 °C or more for weeks on end can be very taxing.

Copper house in Cheshunt

The new building (designed by pma-studio) is formed of a series of three equal width pitched roofs and sites within a listed garden wall.

Dublin house

This house, with its copper clad roof element, is located to the rear of an existing period house facing onto a cul de sac, offering views west to the dome of Rathmines church and indirectly north to the grand canal. Views and light to the east and south were restricted by site constraints and city council planning policy.

Are you harvesting your own power yet?

The use of solar panel systems has known a steep rise in recent years. Despite the decline in government subsidies in various countries and regions, installing solar panels is still a very good investment. (Photo source: Fotolia)