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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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Bird-Safe Buildings Act Reintroduced in Congress

Millions of birds die in the U.S. each year due to collisions with glass throughout the built environment. This phenomenon is not exclusive to skyscrapers; windows or any size can cause collisions, especially if they reflect large amounts of vegetation … Continue reading

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