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Gakona Healthy Homes

The Gakona Healthy Homes Project, led by the Native Village of Gakona, will provide comprehensive healthy homes intervention services including assessment and remediation of 8 homes in the community. The primary purpose of the project is to improve the quality of life, health, and safety of homeowners within the Native Village of Gakona. The Native…

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Unalakleet Healthy Homes

The Unalakleet Healthy Homes Project, led by the Native Village of Unalakleet, will provide comprehensive healthy homes intervention services including assessment and remediation of several homes in the community. CCHRC project staff will be assisting with the home assessments: in the first round of assessments, CCHRC staff will lead an assessment crew for 9 homes…

Tanana Chiefs Conference – Technical Assistance Projects

The Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) Rural Energy Department focuses on community-wide energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy efficiency buildings projects. CCHRC will provide technical assistance to TCC to document the scope and energy savings of recent energy projects in four communities Resources TitleTypeResource LinkHoly Cross Energy Project PosterPosterDownload Huslia Biomass Project Final ReportReportsDownload Northway Energy…

Buckland Alaska

Buckland Healthy Homes

The Buckland Healthy Homes project, led by the Native Village of Buckland, will provide comprehensive home-based healthy homes intervention services in Buckland, Alaska. The primary purpose of the project is to improve the quality of life, health, and safety of residents. The Native Village of Buckland is a traditional Inupiaq community that depends on caribou,…

Point Lay Houses

Navigating the New Arctic: Ice-Rich Permafrost Systems

The Navigating the New Arctic: Ice Rich Permafrost Systems project will look at both landscape evolution and adaptation to change in northern Alaska as permafrost evolves in the warming climate. Changes in the Arctic affect natural, social, and built environments. This project, funded by the National Science Foundation, looks at how changes in climate, snow,…

roofs

Roofs

Roofs Of all the building components, the roof system faces some of the most severe challenges. In cold climates, a roof must be properly sized, well sealed, energy efficient, and perform reliably under the extremes of each season. The roof has two main challenges: retaining heat effectively and controlling moisture trying to escape from the…