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American Bird Conservancy Doubles its Capacity to Test Bird-Friendly Glass

The American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has worked with Washington College in Maryland to double its capacity to test and rate glass and other materials for their ability to deter bird collisions. “It was easy to say yes to this partnership … Continue reading

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Law Group Challenges Madison’s Ordinance for Bird-Friendly Glass

According to the National Audubon Society, up to a billion birds die as a result of window collisions each year. A number of cities and other jurisdictions, including Madison, Wis., have adopted legislation and regulations to try and mitigate those … Continue reading

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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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