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Bird-friendly glass designed with help from spiders

Post Time:Sep 02,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:96

There's such a thing as bird friendly glass. A German company called Arnold Glas makes Ornilux, and recently collected an international design award for its spider-web inspired product.

Estimates are that more than 100 million birds die every year in the United States from collisions with windows. The number is about 250,000 a day in Europe, according to Arnold Glas. A special ultraviolet reflective coating makes the Ornilux glass visible to birds, but doesn't obstruct the view for us humans, according to an Aug. 22 Treehugger report.

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