UAF Sustainable Village

Planning a Home

The Foundation This is your best chance ever to get it right, so know your soils and build accordingly. Good site drainage and foundation waterproofing are crucial here. Ground moisture can be an ongoing problem if it isn’t dealt with initially and is extremely expensive to fix later. This should include a hard look at…

Secure and Resilient Power Generation in Cold Regions

Secure and Resilient Power Generation in Cold Regions Working in collaboration with Construction Engineering Research Laboratory and Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) staff, researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center will carry out a techno-economic assessment of new energy options at Fort Wainwright. Researchers will…

Building Science Calculators

Building Science Calculators TitleTopicTypeResource LinkDew Point CalculatorBuildingCalculators, External LinksVisit Website Domestic Hot Water CalculatorBuildingCalculatorsDownload Frost Protected Shallow Foundation Insulation CalculatorBuildingCalculators, External LinksVisit Website Solar Heat Gain Through Windows CalculatorBuildingCalculatorsDownload Water Storage Freeze CalculatorBuildingCalculatorsDownload Related Resources TitleResource LinkConsumer Guide to Home HeatingDownload Healthy Indoor Air Snapshot 1Download Understanding Stack Effect and Air Leakage Open in New…