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Bird1st Etch LV

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Bird1st Etch LV

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Glass that performs and protects

In six distinct patterns, Bird1st Etch glass boasts a visible translucence for high style and visual appeal on façades and curtain walls. Bird1st Etch LV features vertically oriented, randomized lines. Pattern width and spacing is variable and tested by the American Bird Conservancy for proven effectiveness.

Advanced technology for optimized protection

Guardian® Bird1st™ Etch pairs the visual deterrent of acid-etched glass on surface 1 with Guardian SunGuard® low-E coatings on surface 2. This allows you to expertly achieve energy performance and the bird-friendly standards your project requires – while also contributing to LEED Pilot Credit 55 qualification.

Bird1st Etch LV

Threat Factor: 23
Vertical lines with variable spacing meeting the 2" x 4" Rule

Bird1st Etch product details and availability

  • Six patterns: Bird1st Etch LV, Etch LH, Etch DX22, Etch DV24, Etch SqX22 and Etch SqX24
  • Four SunGuard low-E coatings: SN 68, SNX 62/27, SNX 51/23 and SN 54
  • Four substrates: Guardian UltraClear™ low-iron glass, CrystalGray™ tinted glass, gray and standard clear glass
  • 96″ x 130″: Etch LV and LH patterns
  • 102″ x 130″, 102″ x 144″, 102″ x 204″ and 64″ x 204″: Etch DX22 , DV24, SqX22 and SqX24 patterns
  • Thickness: 6mm, 8mm and 10mm

Product information

  • Guardian UltraClear 5 mm - 10 mm
  • Clear Float 5 mm - 10 mm
  • Windows
  • Facades
  • Curtain walls
  • Doors
Manufacturing Options
  • Must be Heat Treated
Recommended Coating Positions
  • Etched Surface #1, Low-E Coating Surface #2
Maximum Size
  • <96"x130" (2438x3302mm)
Edge Deletion
  • No
Glass Type
  • Bird-friendly glass
Glass Functions
  • Selective visibility
Fabrication Options
  • Must be used in an Insulating Glass Unit
  • Neutral