Home Comfort that Helps the Environment

Home Comfort That Also Helps the Environment in Charlotte, North Carolina

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

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

Pella Windows and Doors has a dedicated focus on environmental stewardship and providing 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 hurting the environment. Here are a few reasons to stop by our Charlotte showroom when looking for replacement windows and doors. 

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

  • We offer 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 protect the transfer of heat and blocks ultraviolet rays that can damage carpeting, fabrics and wall coverings.

Your windows and doors have a greater influence on your energy usage and home comfort than you might have thought. According to energystar.gov2, a standard home is able to save $101 to $538 per year on energy costs by solely interchanging single-pane windows with ENERGY STAR-certified windows. This also lowers your home’s carbon footprint.

At Pella Windows and Doors, you don’t need to sacrifice style or comfort to save on your energy costs. If you are interested in finding out more about your options for replacement windows or doors, drop by our showroom in Charlotte 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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