According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, over 83 percent of Americans reside in cities or their surrounding metropolitan areas. Our metro regions make up 37 of the world’s 100 largest economies. As a result, our homes and the decisions we make have great impact on our natural environment.
Looking through your windows in Buffalo or Rochester, NY you can see how various environmental challenges affect your surroundings.
Energy and Environmental Challenges of Today
Manufacturers today recognize the importance of their products being environmentally safe. From the materials that comprise products to how products can be recycled, thinking about the impact on the environment is not simply nice to do, but a must.
Consumers are increasingly looking for eco-friendly products. There is something you can do, and that is to adopt eco-friendly practices to your daily life.
The Unique Features of Our Products
Here at Renewal by Andersen® of Western New York, we offer replacement windows that are highly sustainable and environment friendly. Our revolutionary Fibrex® frames combine the strength and stability of wood with the ease of maintenance of vinyl.
Forty percent of the raw material by weight used to make Fibrex is clean, reclaimed wood fiber, which can still be reground and reused. Our exclusive Fibrex composite material is also resistant to rotting, decaying, and molding. Another unique component of our windows is High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass.
This specialized glass is 45% more energy-efficient in winter and 56% in summer. It also blocks 84% of the harmful UV rays that can damage your furniture. We have a range of glass options, which offer great insulation.
Furthermore, our replacement windows are ENERGY STAR qualified. This means we have met the strict energy-efficient criteria set by the U.S. Department of Energy. If you are planning to go green, you won’t go wrong with our window replacement in Buffalo, NY.
Call our experts at (716) 235-2200 to learn more. Be sure to check part 2 of this blog series to understand why replacement windows from Renewal by Andersen of Western New York are a great investment.