Pella® Technology Helps with Allergen Reduction in Your Home Pella between-the-glass technology doesn’t only offer easy cleaning, it also leads to allergen reduction and creates healthier air inside your Monroe home. Based on statistics furnished by WebMD.com, allergies impacts one out of every five people in the U.S., and allergies are ranked 5th among the top chronic diseases. The annual cost that dealing with allergies adds to the U.S. health care system is almost $8 billion. Nearly 4 million workdays are lost because of allergies, such as hay fever. Over 90% of our life is spent indoors. Because we are a country of animal lovers (over 62% of households include a dog or cat), indoor pollution surpasses outdoor pollution by as much as 100 times, depending upon whether the resident smokes. Ordinary roomside blinds accumulate 10 times more of certain airborne allergens than our Designer Series® windows with between-the-glass blinds1. These between-the-glass blinds or fabric shades are safe from dust, pet dander, mold spores and little hands, but they still provide the protection from the sun that you want with an easy-to-operate switch. Learn more about our exclusive between-the-glass window fashions on our Replacement Window Features or Designer Series pages. Visit our Monroe showroom or schedule a free in-home consultation to see this technology in action. You’ll see an allergen reduction shortly after adding between-the-glass fashions to your space. Schedule Now! 1 - Based on data from research conducted by the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at The University of Iowa. Improved home health for allergy sufferers.