Pella® Technology Helps with Allergen Reduction in Your Home Pella between-the-glass technology doesn’t just provide simple cleaning, it also helps with allergen reduction and creates healthier air inside your Calgary home. Based on statistics furnished by WebMD.com, allergies impacts 1 out of 5 people in the U.S., and allergies are ranked 5th among the leading chronic diseases. The annual cost that allergen treatment adds to the U.S. health care system is approaching $8 billion. Nearly 4 million workdays are lost as a result of allergies, such as hay fever. Amazingly, more than 90% of our lifetime is spent indoors. Given the fact that 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 homeowner smokes. Ordinary roomside blinds collect 10 times more of certain airborne allergens than Pella® Designer Series® windows with between-the-glass blinds1. These between-the-glass blinds or fabric shades are protected from dust, pet dander, mold spores and messes, but they still provide the protection from light that you desire with an easy-to-operate lever. Learn more about our innovative between-the-glass window fashions on our Replacement Window Features or Designer Series pages. Visit our Calgary showroom or schedule a free in-home consultation to try this technology for yourself. You’ll see an allergen reduction soon after adding these blinds 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.