Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Kalamazoo, MI

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As advancements in the manufacturing of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, a lot of homeowners are becoming more mindful of the environment 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 offer you the ability to enjoy the look of natural beauty from a renewable resource.

Of course, that doesn’t mean your decision is easy to make, but there are a number of reasons why wood windows are a good choice if you’re looking for 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 requests 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 — selecting 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 might help you save on your monthly energy expenses.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when looking for replacement windows, it becomes pretty evident 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 makes use of such a bountiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is dedicated to environmental stewardship and has been from day one when the company was established in 1925. Responsibility to the environment is a part of the company’s foundation and continues to be reiterated 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 an up-close look at the wood window possibilities available to you in Kalamazoo, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 269-215-4157 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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