CCHRC members and sponsors provide vital, sustaining support for our mission to promote and advance healthy, durable, and sustainable shelter for cold climates. Donations help fuel many projects, including sustainable prototype houses in rural Alaska, renewable energy tests, and the production of educational videos, publications and multimedia. Your contribution to CCHRC makes change happen by providing valuable support to our research efforts.
Research & Technologies
The Cold Climate Housing Research Center studies many aspects of the built environment, including building practices and components, energy systems, indoor air quality, user behavior, and housing policy. We focus on the most relevant building technologies and questions through physical testing, modeling, and analysis, with the goal of producing knowledge needed to advance energy efficient, affordable, culturally appropriate housing in Alaska and other circumpolar communities.
The key areas of our research include: