Pella® Technology Helps with Allergen Reduction in Your Home Pella between-the-glass technology doesn’t only allow easy cleaning, it also sparks allergen reduction and keeps healthier air inside your Owensboro home. According to statistics furnished by WebMD.com, allergies impacts 1 out of 5 people in the U.S., and allergies are ranked 5th among the primary chronic diseases. The estimated cost that dealing with allergies adds to the U.S. health care system is almost $8 billion. Nearly 4 million workdays are lost as a result of allergies, such as hay fever. Over 90% of our life is spent indoors. Considering the fact that we are a nation of animal lovers (over 62% of households include a dog or cat), indoor pollution outpaces outdoor pollution by as much as 100 times, depending upon whether the resident smokes. Typical roomside blinds gather 10 times more of certain airborne allergens than 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 other allergens, but they still provide the protection from outdoor activity that you need with an easy-to-operate switch. Learn more about our innovative between-the-glass options on our Replacement Window Features or Designer Series pages. Visit our Owensboro showroom or schedule a free in-home consultation to experience this technology yourself. You’ll see an allergen reduction just days after adding between-the-glass fashions to your home. 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.