Awards and honors earned by Pella Windows and Doors

​Pella Corporation and its team members proudly create better views for homes and businesses through daily customer satisfaction. Our team members produce innovative, energy-efficient quality window and door products and provide outstanding service for customers. We’re proud of these honors and awards earned by our top-notch team members and their efforts:

Commitment to environmental stewardship
Pella Corporation has been awarded the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody (CoC) Certification, by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) – accredited by the FSC to certify companies to its international standards – further demonstrating the company’s commitment to using resources responsibly. The FSC awards CoC certification to companies that meet FSC standards for tracking wood used in their products from the certified forest to the consumer. 

“Global Top Company for Leaders”
Pella has been honored as the 2007 “Global Top Company for Leaders” in the small-to mid-sized category by Hewitt Associates, RBL Group and FORTUNEmagazine, based on the exceptional training and development opportunities Pella provides.

Longtime leader in ENERGY STAR®, environmental stewardship
Pella Corporation has earned national recognition for its leadership in helping protect the environment through energy efficiency. Pella earned an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year 2014 award, presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about them. 

Pella’s commitment to environmental stewardship is firmly rooted in the company’s culture and has been since it was founded in 1925. A member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Pella offers products that can contribute to certification of buildings through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® certification process.

Building industry professionals honored Pella as first in the wood and plastic windows, doors and frames category of Architect magazine’s 2007 Architect’s Choice for Excellence (ACE) award. Architect also named Pella a 2006 ACE first place winner in the wood window category.

Architectural Record
Architectural Record magazine recognized Pella Impervia® double-hung windows as one of the best new products in 2007.

Building Operating Management
Editors of Building Operating Management chose Pella Impervia® as a Top Product Award winner for 2009.

The editors of Buildings magazine recognized Encompass® by Pella as one of the “Top 100 Products” in 2008.

Consumer Reports

In 2014, Pella ProLine® 450 Series double-hung windows earned Consumer Reports’  “Best Buy” in its 2014 review of windows for the home. In addition,Consumer Reports awarded Pella ProLine 450 Series casement windows and ThermaStar by Pella casement windows “Recommended” ratings.

In 2007, Pella ProLine® wood windows and Pella Impervia® fiberglass composite windows earned Consumer Reports’  “Best Buy” and “Quick Pick” honors. Pella Designer Series® wood windows earned an “Excellent” rating for wind and rain resistance. In the vinyl category, ThermaStar by Pella® earned an “Excellent” rating for durability.

Consumers Digest

ThermaStar by Pella® 20 Series was named a “Best Buy” in the September/October 2013 issue of Consumers Digest in the vinyl category, and the Pella Designer Series® Precision Fit® window earned a “Best Buy” honor in the aluminum-clad category. 

ThermaStar by Pella® 20 Series and Encompass by Pella® windows were named “Best Buys” in the September/October 2010 issue of Consumers Digest in the economy replacement window category, and Pella’s Architect Series® Precision Fit® line earned a “Best Buy” honor in the midrange category for clad-wood windows.

GREEN LOG Home & Lifestyle Award
Pella received an honorable mention in the 2008 awards for promoting positive change in the green alternatives for building new homes.

Peninsula Publishing
Peninsula Publishing produces Builder and Developer, Options for Today’s Fine Homes, 50+BUILDER, Residential Contractor and Green Home Builder. Readers of these five homebuilding industry magazines chose Pella as their favorite wood window in their annual building products brand survey in 2007.

Professional Builder

Professional Builder magazine named the Pella Venetian Storm Door as one of its “101 Best New Products” for 2013.

Pella Architect Series® wood windows and patio doors earned recognition in 2007 as they were honored in the “100 Best New Products” by Professional Builder magazine.

Professional Remodelor

Professional Remodeler magazine named the Pella® Designer Series patio door as one of its “101 Best New Products” in a feature published in the August 2013 issue.

This Old House
This Old House magazine honored Pella® 350 Series windows in the “TOH Top 100,” a list of 100 best new products of the year in 2011.

2008 GREAT Award
The Department of Environmental Services, in Gresham, Ore., certified Pella Corporation an official GREAT business.

The Gresham Resource Efficiency Assistance to Businesses (GREAT) program is coordinated by the Recycling and Solid Waste Division and offers assistance to local businesses to help them meet resource efficiency criteria in the areas of waste reduction and recycling, storm water and wastewater pollution prevention, energy efficiency and water conservation.

State of Iowa
Iowa’s Governor Chet Culver and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources honored Pella Corporation for its leadership in waste management by recycling. Instead of burning scrap wood and sending it to a landfill, wood scrap from windows and doors is collected and sent to Pella’s recycling vendor who produces wood flour, landscape mulch and livestock bedding.

Commitment to Juvenile Diabetes
Pella Corporation team members in partnership with their friends, families and communities have raised more than $2.1 million for Type 1 diabetes research through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The Greater Iowa Juvenile Research Foundation (JDRF) chapter honored Pella Corporation with its World Achievement Award recognizing the company’s leadership in helping others.

National Safety Council
The National Safety Council has recognized Pella Corporation numerous times for its commitment to and track record in workplace safety.