Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Northern Virginia, VA

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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 especially evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to choosing to go green, wood windows can offer you the ability to enjoy the perks 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? 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 give you as many perks as possible. For example, choosing wood windows allows you to harness the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are constantly working to improve 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 more natural environment to live in, it may help you save on your monthly energy expenses.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when you’re in the market for replacement windows, it becomes pretty evident that it’s difficult to find a more environmentally conscious material than wood. Due to the fact that it’s a renewable resource, you can feel great making an investment in your home that uses such a plentiful 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 an important focus 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 give you 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 options available to you in Northern Virginia, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 571-292-3519 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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