Home Comfort that Helps the Environment

Home Comfort That Also Helps the Environment in Traverse City, MI

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This past spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented Pella with its 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. This is the second time Pella has received this distinction, which acknowledges the company’s continuing commitment to the creation and promotion of energy-efficient products and the education of consumers on conservation issues.

One of the projects that helped us earn the Sustained Excellence Award was the research into the design of a highly insulating residential window with advanced automatic shading in an exclusive partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Labs.

Pella Windows and Doors has a strong focus on environmental stewardship and offering consumers energy-efficient possibilities for new or replacement windows and doors. There are a number of steps taken in the development and design process to help you live in a comfortable home without negatively impacting the environment. Here are three reasons to come by our Traverse City showroom when looking for replacement windows and doors. 

  • The Architect Series® wood casement windows, for example, are generally six times tighter than what the industry requires for air infiltration.

  • We have Designer Series windows and patio doors with triple-pane glass as well as between the glass blinds or shades.

  • Our Low-E insulating glass with argon1 helps inhibit the transfer of heat and blocks ultraviolet rays that could damage carpeting, fabrics and wall coverings.

Your windows and doors have a bigger impact on your energy usage and home comfort than you might have thought. According to energystar.gov2, a standard home may save $101 to $538 per year on energy costs by just replacing single-pane windows with ENERGY STAR-certified windows. This also reduces your home’s carbon footprint.

At Pella Windows and Doors, you don’t need to give up style or comfort to save on your energy costs. If you are interested in learning more about your options for replacement windows or doors, come by our showroom in Traverse City or schedule an appointment online.

1 High-altitude Low-E insulating glass does not contain argon

2 http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=windows_doors.pr_benefits


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