Green Building Programs

Green building, green building windows – It Starts with energy efficiency, helping customers reduce their impact.

Responsible building and manufacturing is good for everyone. That's why Milgard is committed to reducing our own environmental impact while helping you reduce yours.

  • We're developing and increasing our use of energy-efficient, water-conserving and waste-reducing manufacturing practices.
  • We help our customers make an impact on their energy consumption through our energy-efficient windows and doors in both new construction or replacement in older homes.
  • We make energy efficiency achievable for homeowners by producing energy-efficient products at an affordable price.
  • Efficiency Standards – By buying our energy-efficient products, you're supporting durable (long-lasting) solutions produced with responsible manufacturing practices and backed by a commitment to local supply and service. Find Out More >
  • Environments For Living® – Milgard is a participant of the Environments For Living1, a program assisting builders since 2001 in the construction of energy-efficient homes through the principles of building science. More than 100,000 energy-efficient homes have been built under the Environments for Living program to date, resulting in numerous benefits to both homeowners and builders. Find Out More >
  • EPA Performance Track – Milgard's pultrusion facility is a member of the EPA Performance Track, an organization that establishes goals for environmental improvement in collaboration with the EPA. As a member, we work to reduce our power consumption, eliminate greenhouse gases, and reduce solid waste. Find Out More >
  • Affiliations – Milgard is committed to reducing its own impact on the environment by initiating energy-efficient, resource conserving and waste-reducing practices in all of its facilities. Milgard is proactive within organizations that promote green building practices, energy-efficiency and sustainability. Find Out More >

LEED® Certification – The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED2 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ is an important certification for recognizing builders for environmental and public health excellence. While building components themselves are not individually certified, they can contribute to the points awarded to a project as a whole. Milgard windows can play an important contributing role in obtaining this green building certification. Find Out More >

Footnotes

1
Environments For Living® is a registered trademark of MASCO Home Services, Inc., a MASCO Company.
2
LEED® is a registered mark of the U.S. Green Building Council, Inc.
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