Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Mt. Pleasant, MI

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As advancements in the production of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, quite a few 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 choosing to go green, wood windows can give you the ability to enjoy the perks of natural beauty from a renewable resource.

Of course, that doesn’t mean your decision is easy to make, but there are a variety of reasons why wood windows are a great choice if you’re looking for an environmentally friendly and energy efficient choice. Still need more convincing? Here are a few extras you can expect when you choose 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 give you as many bonuses as possible. For example, choosing wood windows enables you to take advantage of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are continuously working to help your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — buying replacement windows that increase natural light in your home means you get to reduce or remove the need for artificial lighting. Not only does that make a nicer 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 clear that it’s difficult 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 an abundant 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 learn a little more about these practices on our blog as well.

It’s not too hard 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 an up-close look at the wood window choices available to you in Mt. Pleasant, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 989-317-2558 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.

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