02 Nov '11, 6pm

Green Blog: A Reward for Bird-Friendly Buildings: Builders will soon be able to earn credit toward LEED certific...

Librado Romero/The New York Times Green buildings usually conjure images of super-efficient, high-tech constructions, not stunned or dead birds. Unfortunately, some of the buildings that rate highest in energy efficiency and other green factors are also among the biggest bird killers. Expanses of glass strategically placed to make the most of the sun’s light and heat are invisible to birds. Rain gardens and trees planted around green buildings attract birds and make collisions more likely. As many as one billion birds die in building collisions in the United States each year. While cities like San Francisco and Chicago have developed guidelines for creating safer cities for birds, bird-friendly attributes are also now getting attention from the United States Green Building Council ‘s LEED certification program, the nation’s standard setter for green construction. Thanks to...

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A Reward for Bird-Friendly Buildings

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Nov '11, 6pm

Librado Romero/The New York Times Green buildings usually conjure images of super-efficient, high-tech constructions, not ...

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Green Blog: For Bird Lovers, a Race to the Fini...

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