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
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.