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ASTM Glass Committee Developing Proposed Standard for Bird Collision Deterrence

The ASTM Glass Committee is in the process of developing a new standard with the goal of keeping birds away from potentially fatal encounters with building exteriors. The new working ASTM International standard, ASTM WK47853, is titled “Test Method for … Continue reading

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Bird Safety a Growing Priority in Communities’ Approach to Glass

According to the American Bird Conservancy, an estimated 300 million to 1 billion birds die each year from collisions with glass on everything, from skyscrapers to homes. “Birds can’t see glass [and] they don’t understand the same cues [humans do]. … Continue reading

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