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March 5, 2009

The venerable construction trailer goes green

  • Skanska and Williams Scotsman have signed an agreement for sustainable modular offices at construction sites nationwide. So far, the trailers are on job sites in Utah, North Carolina and Virginia.
  • By SHAWNA GAMACHE
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Rendering by Hord Coplan Macht for Williams Scotsman [enlarge]
    The highest-level trailers will be newly constructed and could include green roofs and composting, along with dual-flush toilets, increased daylighting, low-VOC materials, energy-efficient HVAC systems and programmable thermostats.

    SKANSKA USA BUILDING is no stranger to green initiatives, from providing sustainability consulting on projects to offering hybrid cars and bus passes for employees, to following ISO-14001 environmental standards to recycling and tracking construction materials.


     
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