Energy Efficiency Programs Impacts Report

Energy Efficiency Programs Impacts Report The Cold Climate Housing Research Center produced two reports showing the value of two energy efficiency programs offered by the state from 2008-2018: The Home Energy Rebate Program and the Weatherization Program. Over 10 years, the Alaska Legislature invested $629 million into these programs to help Alaskans save energy and…

Secure and Resilient Power Generation in Cold Regions

Secure and Resilient Power Generation in Cold Regions Working in collaboration with Construction Engineering Research Laboratory and Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) staff, researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center will carry out a techno-economic assessment of new energy options at Fort Wainwright. Researchers will…

Energy Efficiency Program & Policy Recommendations

Energy Efficiency Program & Policy Recommendations Alaska residents see the cost of energy as a major issue. As utility bills skyrocket, this issue escalates, affecting homeowners, renters, businesses and industry. Legislators are concerned and looking for the best strategy to provide some form of relief to residents. Recognizing the need to take action, the Alaska…

Fairbanks Nonprofit Retrofit Pilot

Fairbanks Nonprofit Retrofit Pilot The Cold Climate Housing Research Center is initiating a pilot project to help Alaska nonprofits save money by making their buildings more energy efficient. A cohort of nonprofits was selected in 2014. The Fairbanks Nonprofit Retrofit Pilot provides energy audits and low-interest loans to nonprofit organizations and tribal building owners as…

Alaska Housing Assessment

Alaska Housing Assessment CCHRC updates the Alaska Housing Assessment every few years to provide a current snapshot of the housing stock in Alaska, with data presented at local, regional, and statewide levels. The report shows the energy performance, cost, age and condition of housing across the state, helping guide the state’s housing and energy policy.…