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ORNL & Clayton Homes are 3D Printing a Home & Car That Share Energy with One Another

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After two years of covering news related to the 3D printing industry, it’s very seldom that I get overly excited about a particular story or a project. With that said, after a thirty minute conversation with Roderick Jackson, Head of Building Envelope Systems Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), I came away thoroughly excited about a project that they are working on and set to unveil in late September…

ORNL has partnered with the largest manufacturer of manufactured housing and modular homes in the United States, Clayton Homes, along with the American architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and has been working on this Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) project since it was first conceptualized back in October of last year. 

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