Sustained Excellence.

Awards and Certifications

Recognized for our responsibility

Pella’s commitment to our environment is deeply rooted in our culture. That's why we are honored to be recognized for our leadership and long history of environmental stewardship – and proud to partner with industry organizations that share our passion for protecting the planet.

Pella is a volunteer partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR program and is dedicated to building products with superior energy efficiency. Additionally, Pella Corporation was awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award in 2015. Pella has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year seven times in recognition of our commitment to delivering and promoting the use of energy-efficient products.

Governor’s Environmental Award

In 2007, Pella Corporation was awarded the Iowa Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for its leadership in waste management by recycling scrap wood generated in manufacturing Pella wood windows and doors.

EPA Pollution Prevention Award

In 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Pella with its Pollution Prevention for Environmental Excellence Program honorable mention award for the company’s efforts in supporting the environment through responsible manufacturing processes.

EPA Hammer Award

Pella has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its leadership in hazardous chemical release reductions.

National Arbor Day Foundation Award

Pella’s efforts to plant trees and promote responsible forestry earned us the prestigious Promise to the Earth award.


As a founding member of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), Pella manufactures and promotes the use of highly energy-efficient products.


Pella has been awarded the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody (CoC) Certification. As an FSC certified company, Pella can offer the option of windows and doors made from wood certified* to have been harvested from well-managed forests.

U.S. Green Building Council

As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Pella encourages the use of the LEED® certification processes and offers products that can contribute to many LEED points.

American Institute of Architects/Continuing Education System

As an AIA/CES Registered Provider Charter Member since 1995, Pella Corporation is committed to developing quality learning activities for architects and building professionals in accordance with AIA/CES and Health/Safety/Welfare (HSW) criteria.

SmartWaySM Transport Partnership Program

Pella Corporation received the accreditation into this U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program for its responsible management of transportation partners and private fleet and for committing to improve the environmental performance of freight operations.

*Check with your local Pella sales representative for the availability of FSC certified products in your area.

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