Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Traverse City, MI

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As improvements 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 even more evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to making the choice to go green, wood windows can give you the opportunity 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 variety of reasons why wood windows are the preferred choice if you’re looking for an environmentally friendly and energy efficient window. Still need more convincing? Listed below are a few benefits 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 be certain that it’s going to offer you as many bonuses as possible. For example, choosing wood windows means you can reap the benefits of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are continuously working to help 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 more natural environment to live in, it may help you save on your monthly energy costs.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when looking for replacement windows, it becomes pretty obvious that it’s tough 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 makes use of such a plentiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is devoted 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 an important focus today. You can learn 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 a close look at the wood window options available to you in Traverse City, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 231-538-2175 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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