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Pacific Mobile Structures Shows off Green Portable Classroom in Yakima

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YAKIMA, WA.--If you drove through downtown Yakima Thursday, you may have noticed a bright addition to the Red Lion Hotel's parking lot.

Pacific Mobile Structures is showing off their green portable classroom.

A spokesperson said it took three years to build and design. They said it's 50 percent more energy efficient and offers a much healthier environment. It also includes a direct air flow system that takes in air from outside and doesn't re-circulate it.

"You don't get that same effect that you get while you're flying on an airplane and that air's just re-circulating constantly," said Patrick Allen with Pacific Mobile Structures. "And if one persons sick everybody gets sick."

Allen said they're in Yakima to show school districts what the future of portable classrooms will look like.

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