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7 St. Thomas

Curved glass contributes to harmony between Victorian and contemporary design

Midlands Technical College Library

When glass helps to create a comfortable learning environment

ARO - 242 West 53rd Street

Floor to ceiling windows provide light, transparency and sweeping views of Central Park

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Guardian Bird1st™ UV
Guardian Bird1st UV
Protect Birds with clear results

Up to a billion birds die each year due to building collisions. Twice a year, migratory birds embark on a long, cross-continental flight. But their journey is often cut short. From hummingbirds to colorful warblers, bird populations are decreasing—and glass buildings are one reason why. Birds simply can’t tell the reflection of trees and sky in façades from the real thing. Guardian Bird1st UV glass is the clear answer for safer birds year round.

Product information
  • Clear Float/6 mm (1/4")
  • UltraClear/6 mm (1/4")
  • Facades
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Curtain Walls
Manufacturing options
  • Heat Treated
  • Laminated
  • Laminated (not embedded)
Recommended Coating Positions
  • Surface #1
Maximum Size
  • <102"x144" (2591x3658mm)
Edge Deletion
  • No
Glass type
  • Bird-friendly glass
Glass functions
  • Visibility for Birds
Fabrication options
  • Can be used Monolithic or in Insulating Glass Units
  • UV stripes virtually invisible to humans yet clearly visible to birds

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