Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Grand Rapids, MI

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As advancements in the manufacturing of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, quite a few homeowners are becoming more environmentally conscious in making their purchasing decisions. That fact is especially evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to choosing to go green, wood windows can give you the opportunity to enjoy the look 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 looking for an environmentally friendly and energy efficient window. Still need more convincing? Listed below are a few extras you can expect when you decide on 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, choosing wood windows enables you to reap the benefits of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are continuously 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 can 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. Because it’s a renewable resource, you can feel great making an investment in your home that uses such a plentiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is committed 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 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 possibilities available to you in Grand Rapids, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 616-201-0206 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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