The National Association of Home Builders released their 2015 Green and Healthier Homes report to assess both builder and remodeler expectations. The report also included homeowner insights on green building.
What Homeowners Say
The report surveyed nine homeowners to determine the factors that influenced their projects. The interview concluded that homeowners looked for energy-efficient upgrades in homes, including windows in Kansas City. Durability was also a deciding factor. Less than 50% of the participants considered healthier indoor air environment and reduced carbon footprint when choosing homes.
Many of the interviewees planned do to energy-efficient upgrades for their homes. They prioritized these projects because they have experienced moisture issues or higher utility bills in the past. According to the report, older homeowners are more likely to have these experiences, leading them to seek energy-efficiency projects.
When it comes to certifications or labels, homeowners look for the ENERGY STAR® seal when looking for home products like Kansas City doors. All the participants were willing to invest in high-performing projects. Budget was the only factor affecting the amount that they would pay for.
How Renewal by Andersen® Can Help
At Renewal by Andersen of Kansas City, we value energy efficiency and long-term performance. We offer different glass packages to ensure energy savings all year long. They offer heating and cooling benefits while reducing glare and blocking harmful UV rays. We pair our glass packages with our composite Fibrex® material, which has insulating factors on par with wood. All our windows carry the ENERGY STAR seal.
We also value sustainability. We are the only window company to receive the Scientific Certification Systems Indoor Advantage Gold™ certification. Our windows also meet the strictest indoor air emission standards in the U.S., ensuring a healthy indoor environment. We help reduce carbon footprint because we use advanced materials for our products.
When it comes to green home improvement in Kansas City, Renewal by Andersen is a name that you can trust. We even offer strong warranties to back our products. This way, you don’t have to worry about repair or replacement costs for a long time after installation.