Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Washington DC, DC

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As innovations in the production of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, a lot of homeowners are becoming more environmentally aware in making their purchasing decisions. That fact is even more evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to making the choice to go green, wood windows can give you the ability to enjoy the perks of natural beauty from a renewable resource.

Of course, that doesn’t mean your decision is an easy one, but there are a number of reasons why wood windows are the preferred choice if you’re trying to find an environmentally friendly and energy efficient option. Still need more convincing? Below are a few benefits you can expect when you go with wood windows.

  1. Energy efficiency — one of the more common requests of homeowners is energy efficiency. After all, when you make an investment in your home, you want to be sure it’s going to provide you as many perks as possible. For example, buying wood windows enables you to reap the benefits of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are always working to improve your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — selecting replacement windows that increase natural light in your home means you get to reduce or remove the need for artificial lighting. Not only does that make a nicer environment to live in, it can help you save on your monthly energy expenses.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when looking for replacement windows, it becomes pretty obvious that it’s tough to find a more environmentally conscious material than wood. Since it’s a renewable resource, you can feel great making an investment in your home that utilizes such a plentiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is dedicated to environmental stewardship and has been from the beginning when the company was established in 1925. Responsibility to the environment is a part of the company’s foundation and continues to be an important focus today. You can find out a little more about these practices on our blog as well.

It’s not too tough to see the value that wood windows can offer from a functional standpoint, but they also help you be a steward for responsible environmental practices. If you want to get a close look at the wood window options available to you in Washington DC, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at (301) 327-3013 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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