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February 7, 2019

What's the latest in green buildings? Here's a net-zero construction trailer

  • The trailer was designed like a tiny, high-efficiency building -- that's street legal.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photos by Mark Ballogg Photography [enlarge]
    Pepper Construction clad the trailer in cement fiber panels to reduce heat absorption. The envelope has a thermal barrier with 6 inches of rigid insulation.

    The interior has operable double-pane windows and integrated occupancy and daylight sensors.

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