Tag: bird-friendly glass

  • DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    Washington, D.C., Council members have submitted new legislation to help mitigate what they call the unnecessary deaths of numerous birds in the city. On March 14, Mary Cheh, D.C. council member, along with other members, introduced the “Migratory Local Wildlife Protection Act of 2022” to Nyasha Smith, secretary for the Council of the District of…

  • Daylighting and Wellness in the Spotlight at Greenbuild

    The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo was combined with ABX 2017 for one major event in Boston this year. The glazing industry took advantage of the opportunity to show off their latest energy-efficient products; however, for many companies, the focus on green is broadening to an overall focus on wellness. Several companies offer daylighting solutions…

  • Bird-Friendly Legislation Introduced on Local and National Levels

    A New Jersey assemblyman has introduced a bill that would require certain buildings in Hackensack Meadowlands to use bird-friendly glass or other design techniques to reduce bird collisions. A related bill on the federal level has also been re-introduced after previous repeated attempts. The proposed legislation in New Jersey comes months after design renderings of…

  • New PPG Video Explains Science of Bird-Safe Glass

    PPG Industries posted a new video to its online PPG Glass Education Center explaining the science behind and benefits associated with bird-safe glass.