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New York City Passes Bird-Friendly Building Legislation

New buildings in New York City will soon include bird-friendly glass, which could save tens of thousands of birds’ lives each year during the migratory season. The New York City Council passed Int. No. 1482-2019-B yesterday, making it the largest … Continue reading

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Proposed Chicago Ordinance Could Mitigate Bird Collisions with Glass

A Bird Friendly Design Ordinance has been introduced in Chicago by Alderman Brian Hopkins to mitigate bird collisions with glass over time by establishing bird safe standards for new building construction and substantial renovations or rehabilitated buildings that require permits. … Continue reading

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Bird-Friendly Bill Introduced in Senate

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act of 2017 to the U.S. Senate in early October 2017. The bill would require federal buildings to use bird-friendly glass to mitigate bird deaths. This contrasts with the Trump administration’s … Continue reading

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Suntuitive Becomes First Bird-Friendly Dynamic Glass

Pleotint announced its self-tinting Suntuitive Glass is the first and only dynamic glass to receive a bird-friendly label from the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). According to the announcement, ABC’s research has shown that birds are unaware of glass, and companies … Continue reading

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Greenbuild 2015 is for the Birds

Our flying friends are getting some attention this week at Greenbuild. The American Bird Conservancy (ABC), which is exhibiting at the show in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday it has launched its “Bird-Smart Glass Program.” The program seeks to address the … Continue reading

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