Connecting Our Lives

Electrical uses of copper, including power transmission and generation, wires for building purposes, telecommunication, and electrical and electronic products, account for about three quarters of total copper use - over 933,000 tons - a year. Because of its properties of high ductility, malleability, and electrical conductivity, it has become the benchmark for almost all types of wiring.

There are many things to take into consideration when wiring a home for both electrical and telecommunication purposes. In this section, some of the myths and confusion surrounding home wiring are dispelled, as well as some important safety tips to protect your home and your loved ones. As technology advances, it has become clear that the importance of having high quality copper wiring in your home is indisputable.


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Home Planning Series

Home Planning Series features a set of articles specifically developed to provide useful information on various applications and use areas within a home. Selected articles related to electrical and communications wiring are presented here:

Home Networking

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