Home Comfort that Helps the Environment

Home Comfort That Also Helps the Environment in Westerly, Rhode Island

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This past spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Pella with its 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. This is the second time Pella has earned this distinction, which recognizes the company’s continuing devotion to the creation 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 creation of a highly insulating residential window with smart 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 choices for new or replacement windows and doors. There are a lot of steps taken in the development and design process to help you live in a comfortable home without hurting the environment. Here are a couple reasons to come by our Westerly showroom when searching 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 carry 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 could damage carpeting, fabrics and wall coverings.

Your windows and doors have a bigger effect on your energy usage and home comfort than you may think. According to energystar.gov2, a typical home may save $101 to $538 per year on energy costs by solely 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 sacrifice style or comfort to save a few bucks. If you are interested in learning more about your choices for replacement windows or doors, drop by our showroom in Westerly 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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