Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Rochester, Minnesota

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As advancements in the manufacturing of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, many homeowners are becoming more environmentally aware in making their purchasing decisions. That fact is especially evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to making the choice to go green, wood windows can afford you the choice 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 variety of reasons why wood windows are the preferred choice if you’re wanting an environmentally friendly and energy efficient option. Still need more convincing? Listed below are a few perks you can expect when you decide on wood windows.

  1. Energy efficiency — one of the more common desires of homeowners is energy efficiency. After all, when you make an investment in your home, you want to be certain that it’s going to provide you as many benefits as possible. For example, buying wood windows allows you to take advantage of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are constantly working to boost your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — buying replacement windows that increase natural light in your home means you get to reduce or eliminate the need for artificial lighting. Not only does that make a more natural environment to live in, it may help you save on your monthly energy costs.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when searching 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 bountiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is committed to environmental stewardship and has been since the company was established in 1925. Responsibility to the environment is a part of the company’s foundation and continues to be reinforced today. You can read a little more about these practices on our blog as well.

It’s not too difficult to see the value that wood windows can provide 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 choices available to you in Rochester, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 507-847-1060 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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