Helping You Create an Energy Efficient Home

A close up view of the energy efficiency features of Pella windows

Pella has a history of sustainability, and we’re passionate about protecting the environment, including locally in Boston. Whether it’s done through our internal business practices or selling energy-saving products, we work hard to be green. Our ENERGY STAR®-certified windows and doors will help you increase the energy efficiency of your home, and you’ll see the benefits in every season.

Our Glass 

Our InsulShield® glass collection1 provides the most innovative and energy-saving choices, with selections based on each climate. The styles below give our best energy efficiency and protection from the elements year-round.

Advanced Low-E Insulating Triple-Pane Glass with Argon2 features three panes of glass and up to three layers of Low-E thermal protection, with argon between the panes.

Our Advanced Low-E Insulating Double-Pane Glass with Argon2 offers insulating double-pane glass with a double coating of Low-E thermal protection. This option also includes argon inserted between the panes of glass to improve energy efficiency.

Pella’s SunDefense™ Low-E Insulating Double-Pane Glass with Argon2 also uses insulating double-pane glass with a Low-E coating made from three layers of Low-E solar protection to keep your home cooler when it’s hot outside. This glass option blocks 95 percent of the sun’s ultraviolet rays and has argon inserted into the space between the glass to improve your energy efficiency.

Call your Boston Pella Showroom to learn about more of our insulating glass options or our recommended glass for the Boston region.

How Energy Efficient are Your Windows?

You can figure out your energy efficiency by looking for three primary features:

  • Multiple panes of glass – more layers of glass provides more layers of protection between the outdoors and your home.
  • Argon is a colorless, non-toxic gas that’s denser than air. Pella includes it between the glass panes to provide additional insulation.
  • Low-Emissivity (Low-E) glass coating reflects heat away from your home during the summer months and inside the room in the winter; plus it blocks harmful UV rays.

Pella Innovation for Boston Area Home

We’ve engineered features to help our products strengthen your energy efficiency, including:

  • Different combinations of glass
  • Thermal breaks
  • Exclusive snap-in between-the-glass blinds and shades
  • Low-E coating removed from the glass edge to prevent the possibility of seal failure

Learn more about our ENERGY STAR certifications and how to understand the NRFC label.

 

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1  Glass options can be upgraded to offer the benefits of our InsulShield glass collection. Glass options vary per product. See specific product information for availability.

2  Optional high-altitude Low-E insulating glass does not contain argon in most products. See your Pella sales representatives for more information.