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Bird-friendly UV glass launched on Lindisfarne

Post Time:Aug 09,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:66

Glass specialist Arnold Glas has launched a new type of glazing in the UK which the company says will save the lives of birds.

Chair of HILCDT Dick Patterson with Prince Charles

Chair  of HILCDT Dick Patterson with Prince Charles

The German company has developed Ornilux glass, which is more visible to birds and could solve the problem of millions of them dying each migration season by flying into glazed buildings.

The Prince of Wales launched the glass as it was installed in the lookout tower and visitor centre on Holy Island, Lindisfarne.

“The project at Lindisfarne is our first use of the bird-saving, or Ornilux, glass in the UK,” said Dave Wyatt, head of the Arnold Group’s UK operations.

“It’s a system that has been in development for years, and through extensive testing we have seen the glazing significantly reduce bird strikes.

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