Energy Efficient and Sustainable
According to the Temperate Forest Foundation, wood is 16 times more efficient as an insulator than concrete, 415 times as efficient as steel and 2,000 times as efficient as aluminum. And wood is the only truly sustainable resources as forests are able to regenerate themselves in our lifetime.
The majority of heat loss in an entryway occurs around the door rather than through the door. Therefore the most important considerations for energy efficiency are how well the door has been hung and the quality of the application of the weatherstripping. Take great care during these steps or hire a professional to do the work for you.