Having a voice in housing and energy policy is essential to creating change in the housing and construction realm. The Policy Research program supports the CCHRC mission through research, consulting, advocacy, and information systems development.
Policy projects are closely engaged with key agencies policy makers in an effort to inform energy efficiency and housing policy with sound building science.
Our team has provided policy research and support for the Alaska State Legislature and Governor’s Office, the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, and the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
Our projects have:
- improved the home energy rating standards used by builders, energy rates and lenders
- guided the development of statewide energy efficiency policies
- informed policymakers and housing athorities at local, state and federal levels about the state of housing in Alaska
- developed data collection capabilities for answering vital, long-term building science, economic, and policy questions
The Policy Research Team