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Glass Conference Opens with Code Development Focus

The world of codes and standards is constantly changing. Recent updates show the industry shifting toward increased energy efficiency, on both national and local levels. The session “Glass and Glazing Codes: Deep Dive,” held during the virtual National Glass Association … Continue reading

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House Passes Bird-Safe Buildings Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 919 – Bird-Safe Buildings Act yesterday as part of the Invest in America Act. This bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), requires that public buildings being constructed, acquired or altered significantly … Continue reading

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Vitro to Supply Bird-Friendly Glass for Second Project at the National Aviary

Bird-friendly glass is a growing trend throughout the U.S., as the technology advances and begins making its way into codes. For Vitro Architectural Glass, however, bird-friendly glass is more than just a trend; it’s about values. That’s why, for the … Continue reading

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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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Study: U.S. Bank Stadium Accounts for at Least 111 Bird Fatalities Per Year

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is the focus of another study about bird collisions. According to the study, titled “Factors Influencing Bird-Building Collisions in the Downtown Area of a Major North American City,” U.S. Bank Stadium and three high-rise office … Continue reading

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