Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in South Portland, ME

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As improvements in the manufacturing of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, many 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 deciding 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 number 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? 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 sure it’s going to provide you as many perks as possible. For example, purchasing wood windows means you can take advantage of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are continuously working to improve your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — selecting 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 might help you save on your monthly energy bills.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when searching for replacement windows, it becomes pretty clear that it’s hard 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 uses such a plentiful resource.

  4. Environmental stewardship — it’s well documented that Pella® is dedicated 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 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 provide 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 South Portland, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 207-517-2331 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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