Category Archives: Events

One People, One Earth event to celebrate environmental stewardship

Event hosted by Alaska Interfaith Power & Light:

Join Alaska IPL at the Pioneer Park Civic Center on Saturday, January 30th, 2010 from 11 am to 3 pm, for an inspiring community event — One People, One Earth.

This free, family-friendly event will infuse fun, faith, education and charitable opportunities to learn about environmental stewardship and how you, your family, schools and congregations can save energy, resources and money.

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PORTAL and ACHP to host consumer workshops

Learn how to do or direct your own energy efficient improvements. Attend an informative workshop FREE TO THE PUBLIC! Workshops are brought to you by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.

The following workshops will be held from 6-8 pm at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, 1000 Fairbanks Street, near West Valley High School and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Call 907-457-3454 for directions.

February 1, 2010: Building Science Basics

February 2, 2010: Air Tightness

February 3, 2010: Ice Dams

February 4, 2010: Lighting & Appliances

February 8, 2010: Heating & Hot Water

February 9, 2010: Doors & Windows

February 10, 2010: Insulation

February 11, 2010: Ventilation

Homebuilding workshop Oct. 24 in Fairbanks

Cooperative Extension Service housing and energy specialist Rich Seifert  will teach his Cold Climate Homebuilding Techniques workshop Saturday, Oct. 24th in Schaible Auditorium on the UAF campus. The free workshop will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and includes a manual and a CD.

The workshop will focus on insulating homes and will cover options for retrofit, ventilation, indoor air quality and permafrost and foundations. It is also designed to help homeowners who plan to participate in the state’s home energy rebate program.

Call 907-474-7201 or 907-474-6366 to register.

CONTACT: Cooperative Extension energy and housing specialist Rich Seifert at 907-474-7201. Debbie Carter, CES public information officer, at 907-474-5406 or

Ferguson G125BE Blueflame Boiler Certification

Title: Ferguson G125BE Blueflame Boiler Certification
Location: Associated General Contractors, 3750 Bonita Street, Fairbanks
Description: FOR CERTIFIED INSTALLERS ONLY. Electric Boiler (sizing and piping controls and wiring); G125BE System (introduction and installation); Logamatic Control Troubleshooting, Servicing, Product Review. Call 907.456.1234 for information and reservations.
Date: 2008-10-22

Solar-powered car driver tries to draw attention to alternative energy

From the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer August 15, 2008.

“What I’m trying to do is save the planet in my own way,” da Luz said before an audience of a few dozen people who assembled at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center for a demonstration.

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Solar-powered car arrives in Fairbanks en route to record

From the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer August 14, 2008.

A solar-powered car on three wheels arrived in Fairbanks on Wednesday evening, creating a spectacle as the spaceship-like vehicle made its way down the Johansen Expressway to the Cold Climate Housing Research Center.

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, I/M and Air Pollution Control Commission Meeting

Title: Fairbanks North Star Borough, I/M and Air Pollution Control Commission Meeting
Location: Borough Assembly Chambers, 809 Pioneer
Description: Report on air quality in the borough. Experts on air quality, health effects and wood burning will be available for questions.
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2008-07-22
End Time: 21:00