Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Gaithersburg, MD

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As improvements 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 particularly evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to deciding 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 an easy one, but there are a number of reasons why wood windows are the preferred choice if you’re trying to find an environmentally friendly and energy efficient choice. 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 offer you as many benefits as possible. For example, purchasing wood windows means you can 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 — 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 may help you save on your monthly energy costs.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when searching for replacement windows, it becomes pretty clear 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 uses such an abundant resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is devoted to environmental stewardship and has been since 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 hard 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 an up-close look at the wood window options available to you in Gaithersburg, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 202-594-3979 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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