How much copper is in the average house?



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    An average home uses about 439 pounds of copper, broken down roughly as follows:


    195 pounds – building wire

    151 pounds – plumbing tube, fillings, valves

    24 pounds – plumbers’ brass goods

    47 pounds – built-in appliances

    12 pounds – builders hardware

    10 pounds – other wire and tube

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    The average home contains 4000 pounds of coper for electric wiring, water pipes and appliances. 

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