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Detroit Zoo


8459 West 10 Mile Road

Royal Oak , Michigan 48067

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8459 West 10 Mile Road

Royal Oak , Michigan 48067

United States

Detroit Zoo

Bird-friendly glass helps feather the nest for some zoo residents

Guardian Glass bird-friendly products are contributing to the safety and well-being of animals at the Detroit Zoo while protecting birds. Guardian Bird1st™ UV reflecting glass with SunGuard® SNX 62/27 coating and Guardian Bird1st Etch glass with pattern 217 are part of the Holden Reptile Conservation Center, and Guardian Bird1st UV glass is part of the Southern sea otter exhibit.

Guardian Bird1st™ UV glass and Guardian Bird1st Etch utilize a pattern to visually signal an impending barrier to birds, helping decrease collisions as established by the acceptable Threat Factor score from the American Bird Conservancy. These patterns adhere to the 2” x 4” rule. Additionally, when paired with select Guardian SunGuard® Low-E coatings such as Guardian SunGuard® SNX 62/27 coated glass, Guardian Bird1stglass can help projects meet LEED® Pilot Credit 55.

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