The Alaska Retrofit Information System (ARIS) is a database of information on housing in Alaska owned by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC). It also includes data about housing size, housing cost, energy use, airtightness, and savings from energy retrofits. ARIS provides CCHRC and AHFC valuable information about the economics of energy efficiency, the state of housing in various communities and regions, and the participation by political district.
This project integrates AkWarm, weatherization and energy rebate program data, data processing and reporting. It develops a web-based user interfaces that allow for data collection, reporting and analysis to happen remotely and consistently.
A home in Fairbanks, Alaska, retrofitted in 2008. These photos illustrate the temperature of the exterior walls in winter. On the left, the “before” photo; on the right, the “after” photo.