Pellas Commitment to Environmental Stewardship in Jackson, WY
A proud environmental steward, Pella understands its responsibility to find ways to produce products and work in a way that respects and protects our natural resources. The company practices environmental stewardship by making energy-efficient products, responsibly working with natural resources and recycling.
To start, Pella’s replacement windows, doors and glass options are designed with innovative solutions to conserve energy. Windows and doors can be a huge source of heat loss in a home. Heat can get out in the winter or be allowed in during the summer, causing your furnace or air conditioner to work harder and use more energy.
The framework plays a critical role in how well your windows or doors insulate your home. If you are searching for wood windows, wood is a natural insulator, making you comfortable in your home during every season. Air chambers inside Pella’s vinyl windows and patio doors reduce heat loss and sound transmission to help keep your home quieter and more comfortable year-round.
Pella uses wood from vendors who practice responsible harvest and replenishment. Steps are taken during the design and manufacturing process to improve yield from the lumber. Pella also works with companies to recycle or reuse the sawdust that is generated during the manufacturing process.
It’s not just the products built, but the way they are built. Here are just a few of the ways Pella follows positive environmental business practices:
Manufacturing Materials – Many materials used in
the process of producing replacement windows or doors can
be recycled. Whether it’s used for Pella’s own use or its repurposing by other companies, items such as wood, metal, glass,
vinyl, plastic, screen cloth, oil, batteries, paper, cardboard, electronics and
more are correctly recycled to avoid waste.
Recycled Material in Products – Pella works with suppliers who incorporate
post-consumer recycled materials such as glass and aluminum into raw materials used by Pella to produce products.
- Recycling Glass – Pella takes the surplus glass and broken glass to a recycling vendor where it is used to produce products such as bottles, fiberglass countertops, carpet, tile and reflective paint for highways.
There are a lot of examples of how Pella is committed to responsible use of our natural resources, and for the eighth time, they were named the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2015.
To find out more about the energy-efficient and environmentally options you have for home’s windows and doors, visit the Pella showroom in Jackson or call 307-733-0535.