Research Information Center (RIC) Library
Welcome to AHFCs Research Information Center (RIC). The RIC is a building science library with informational materials for the building professional as well as the homeowner or do-it-yourselfer. There are books on remodeling, energy efficiency, the environment, building components, building codes, commercial building, Alaska Statutes and much more.
Energy Information Specialist, Betty Hall, will be happy to provide technical assistance on AHFCs energy programs along with other energy and construction related information available through the library. The RIC houses over 9,000 books, manuals, magazines, visual/audio materials and internet links. Materials may be check out in person or mailed.
When you click the link, you will be able to search the available books and materials by typing in a subject, title, author, or catalog number. To search an online topic, type in the subject, followed by the word web (i.e. windows web). It will then provide a list of links for the information available online through the library.
The RIC is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday and closed on holidays. Appointments recommended.
Contact: For questions and appointments, call
4300 Boniface Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99504
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Research Information Center
P.O. Box 101020
Anchorage, AK 99510-1020
The information and materials provided by the Alaska Housing Research Information Center (RIC) Library are not comprehensive and do not necessarily constitute an endorsement or approval, but are intended to provide a starting point for research. Always check applicable codes and standards.
Betty's Top Energy Efficiency Links
- Do-It-Yourself Guide to Sealing and Insulating with Energy Star
- Cold Climate Housing Research Center’s Northern Home
- The Alaska Weatherization Field Guild