The Solar Trailer Home for Owner-Builders

A passive solar trailer home provides a temporary living space while your main home is under construction.



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Solar trailer home floor plans.
ILLUSTRATION: JOHN P. FRIEDMAN
Passive solar trailer
 Owner-builders in northern New Mexico expanded their temporary living space by constructing a solar trailer home.
PHOTO: CAROLINE WAREHAM
Passive Solar Trailer Interior
Concrete adobe blocks provide additional thermal mass, storing heat gained from the sun. 
PHOTO: CAROLINE WAREHAM

















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