Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Springfield, IL

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As innovations in the manufacturing of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, quite a few 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 deciding to go green, wood windows can afford you the ability to enjoy the perks of natural beauty from a renewable resource.

Of course, that doesn’t mean your decision is easier to make, but there are a number of reasons why wood windows are a great choice if you’re wanting an environmentally friendly and energy efficient option. Still need more convincing? Below are a few perks you can expect when you decide on wood windows.

  1. Energy efficiency — one of the more common wishes of homeowners is energy efficiency. After all, when you make an investment in your home, you want to know it’s going to provide you as many bonuses as possible. For example, buying wood windows allows you to harness 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 better environment to live in, it might help you save on your monthly energy expenses.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when searching 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 utilizes such an abundant 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 reinforced today. You can read a little more about these practices on our blog as well.

It’s not too hard 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 better look at the wood window choices available to you in Springfield, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 217-793-0550 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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