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 dedicated to protecting the environment, including locally in St. Paul. Whether it’s done through our own business practices or selling energy-saving products, we strive to be green. Our ENERGY STAR®-certified windows and doors will help enhance the energy efficiency of your home, and you’ll experience the benefits no matter the season.

Glass Options  

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

Advanced Low-E Insulating Triple-Pane Glass with Argon2 uses three panes of glass and up to three layers of Low-E thermal protection, with argon between the glass 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 selection also includes argon inserted between the panes of glass to add energy efficiency.

Pella’s SunDefense™ Low-E Insulating Double-Pane Glass with Argon2 also features insulating double-pane glass with a Low-E coating made using three layers of Low-E solar protection to keep your home cooler in the summer. This glass blocks 95 percent of the sun’s ultraviolet rays and has argon inserted between the glass to increase your energy efficiency.

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

How Energy Efficient are Your Windows?

You can determine energy efficiency by looking for three primary features:

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

Innovative Solutions for St. Paul Area Home

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

  • Various combinations of glass
  • Thermal breaks
  • Exclusive snap-in between-the-glass blinds and shades
  • Low-E coating removed from the glass edge to lessen 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.