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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 PosterDownload Huslia Biomass Project Final ReportReportsDownload Northway Energy…

Incentivizing Cold-Climate Efficiency in Juneau

This pilot thermalize program will install ductless heat pumps and energy efficiency retrofits in Juneau homes and buildings to evaluate the best options for the community of Juneau to attain it’s 80% renewable energy goal by 2045. Enrolled households and businesses can choose to either install a ductless heat pump or both a heat pump…

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,…

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Community Sustainability Models

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Community Sustainability Models CCHRC worked with WHPacific and Nuvista Light and Electric Cooperative to create community sustainability models for villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The goal was to identify shared services in areas such as health, transportation, education, sanitation, housing and energy that could reduce the cost of living in the region, and…

Mountain Village Small Home Design

Mountain Village Small Home Design CCHRC is working with the Asa’carsarmiut Tribal Council in the lower Yukon community of Mountain Village to design a small “starter home” as an alternative to the standard 3-bedroom home found in most of rural Alaska. The home will be geared toward young couples, elders, and singles and can expand…