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Pella Corporation

Pella, Iowa

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Pella Corporation is an innovative leader in designing, testing, manufacturing, and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling, and replacement applications. As a family-owned and privately held company, Pella is known for its 87-year commitment to innovation, energy efficiency, and the practice of environmental stewardship. Pella is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for its commitment to making ENERGY STAR qualified windows available to consumers and for outstanding promotional efforts. Key accomplishments include: 

  • Launching an interactive iPad app, an iBook for Pella Certified ContractorsSM, a digital sales presentation for the Lowes in-home sales team, and an Energy Assessment Kit for use during homeowner consultation. In 2012, these tools educated more than two million consumers about ENERGY STAR.
  • Developing SmartSyncTM Technology, which will provide an affordable way to optimize window energy performance through intelligent, integrated shade control.
  • Training 100 percent of new and existing employees and an average of 92 percent of staff at all of Pellas distributor and retailer locations.
  • Continuing its outstanding promotion of the ENERGY STAR brand through co-promotional efforts with more than 24 million impressions and other marketing efforts, achieving nearly 1.5 billion impressions in 2012 alone.
  • Designing an ENERGY STAR qualified impact-resistant product line for consumers living in hurricane-prone areas.