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 LinkNorthway Energy ProjectVideos Open in New Tab Partners Department of Energy Office…

Incentivizing Cold-Climate Efficiency in Juneau

This pilot program looks at home energy efficiency retrofits and air source heat pump installations to evaluate the best options for the community to attain its 80% renewable energy goal by 2045. Households will be divided into three groups. a control group a ductless heat pump-only retrofit group a comprehensive energy efficiency retrofit group, which…

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,…

Biomass Greenhouse Handbook

Biomass Greenhouse Handbook CCHRC produced a handbook for school districts and other organizations about how to build and operate a biomass-heated greenhouse.  The project is funded through the Alaska Energy Authority and the US Forest Service. The handbook covers everything from planning a greenhouse to financing, construction, growing produce, and incorporating lessons into school curriculum. The…

Sustainable Priorities for Alaska Rural Communities

Sustainable Priorities for Alaska Rural Communities CCHRC helped synthesize energy efficiency retrofits in the two rural villages of Anvik and Hughes. With funding from the Denali Commission and the State of Alaska, the communities were able to complete energy audit recommendations on several community buildings. CCHRC’s role was to document the energy audit recommendations, retrofits, and energy…