Sustainability in business practices and manufacturing processes is fast becoming a top priority globally. In terms of home improvement products, Renewal by Andersen® of Sacramento leads the way in revolutionizing this concept. Last September 25, 2015, we released our first Environmental Product Declaration for our popular double-hung window. In this post, we help you understand how all this benefits you.
What is the declaration about?
Mainly, it is about transparency. Together with several industry leaders, Andersen Corporation—our parent company—developed guidelines to govern lifecycle assessments and other means to reduce environmental impact. These guidelines cover our windows and patio doors in Roseville, CA, and the rest of America. Moreover, legitimate governing bodies recognize these. Apart from being an indicator with regard to manufacturing, our declaration is a guarantee that you benefit from energy efficiency.
What is energy efficiency?
Much of what you spend on your energy bills goes into regulating indoor temperatures. With Renewal by Andersen of Sacramento’s window and door options, this process is now simpler and more economical. Our products resist heat transfer 700 times better than other leading materials today. This keeps heat where you need it: outside during summer, inside during winter. With that, you use you air conditioning and heating much less, leading to lower energy bills monthly. Ultimately, this means that fewer natural resources are used up to power your home.
How is this sustainability achieved?
Whether it is our wide-ranging bay windows or hinged French doors in Roseville, CA, we make all our products out of Fibrex® and High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass. Fibrex, used in our frames, is 40% wood fibers and 60% thermoplastic polymer. All of these are reclaimed from old frames and repurposed. The same principle applies to the manufacture of our glass. These conserve resources, as well. On top of that, the specific formulation and treatment of these components ensure energy efficiency.
Everyone benefits from windows and doors that blend functionality, sustainability, and aesthetics in one practical product. Call Renewal by Andersen of Sacramento at (916) 389-2000 today, and we will start you off with a comprehensive, in-house estimate.