Building Components

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Areas:

WallsRoof & Attic
Heating SystemsFoundations
Windows & DoorsVentilation
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Projects

Garage Wall Analysis CCHRC is looking at attached garages to see if they adequately prevent pollutants from entering the house.
Designs for Rural Alaska Walls Monitoring CCHRC demonstration homes for efficiency and moisture infiltration several years after construction.
Your Northern Home Website Visit CCHRC's Your Northern Home webpage to find information on energy efficiency, new construction, retrofits, ventilation, and other homeowner topics.
Structural Insulated Panels Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are prefabricated building materials used in residential construction in Alaska. This project prepared resources for homeowners who want to learn about SIPs, where they are used in cold climates, and considerations for Alaska.
Straw Bale House Monitoring CCHRC gathered data from three straw bale houses in the Fairbanks area on temperature and moisture gradients throughout the straw bale insulation of exterior walls.