Going Green- Consider Wood Windows

Going Green? Consider Wood Windows in Champaign, IL

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As improvements in the creation of windows and doors continues to move toward more sustainable practices, quite a few homeowners are becoming more mindful of the environment in making their purchasing decisions. That fact is especially evident when considering replacement windows, and when it comes to making the choice 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 an easy one, but there are a number of reasons why wood windows are a good choice if you’re wanting an environmentally friendly and energy efficient option. Still need more convincing? Listed below are a few perks you can expect when you choose 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 know it’s going to offer you as many bonuses as possible. For example, purchasing wood windows allows you to take advantage of the natural thermal properties of wood so you know your windows are always working to boost your energy efficiency.

  2. Natural lighting — selecting 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 more natural environment to live in, it can help you save on your monthly energy expenses.

  3. Use of a renewable resource — when searching for replacement windows, it becomes pretty obvious 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 uses 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 reinforced today. You can find out 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 Champaign, stop by Pella Windows and Doors’s showroom. Of course you can also give us a call at 217-356-6474 or set up an in-home consultation using the online scheduler. We look forward to hearing from you.


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