Pella® Technology Helps with Allergen Reduction in Your Home Pella between-the-glass technology doesn’t only provide simple cleaning, it also leads to allergen reduction and keeps healthier air inside your Bloomington home. Based upon statistics furnished by WebMD.com, allergies impacts one out of every five people in the U.S., and allergies are ranked 5th among the leading chronic diseases. The approximate cost that dealing with allergies adds to the U.S. health care system is nearly $8 billion. Nearly 4 million workdays are lost due to allergies, such as hay fever. Statistics suggest that over 90% of our time is spent indoors. Considering the fact that we are a country of animal lovers (over 62% of households include a dog or cat), indoor pollution exceeds outdoor pollution by as much as 100 times, depending upon whether the resident smokes. Ordinary roomside blinds gather 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 safe from dust, pet dander, mold spores and other allergens, but they still offer the protection from light that you need with an easy-to-operate switch. Learn more about our one-of-a-kind between-the-glass features on our Replacement Window Features or Designer Series pages. Visit our Bloomington showroom or schedule a free in-home consultation to see this technology in action. You’ll see an allergen reduction shortly 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.