Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Beltsville, Maryland

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As advancements in the production of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, a lot of homeowners are becoming more environmentally conscious in making their purchasing decisions. That fact is even more evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to deciding 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 easier to make, but there are a host of reasons why wood windows are a great choice if you’re wanting an environmentally friendly and energy efficient window. Still need more convincing? Here are a few benefits 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 give you as many bonuses as possible. For example, buying wood windows enables you to take advantage of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are constantly working to improve your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — choosing 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 costs.

  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. Because it’s a renewable resource, you can feel great making an investment in your home that utilizes such a plentiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is devoted 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 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 Beltsville, stop by Pella Windows and Doors ’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at (301) 957-7000 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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