Founder and CEO, Cold Climate Housing Research Center, Fairbanks, Alaska
Jack Hébert is Founder and CEO of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, an organization committed to promoting safe, affordable, durable, and energy efficient housing for cold climate regions. For the past 40 years, Jack has been designing and building in Interior Alaska through his companies Taiga Woodcraft and Hébert Homes. His homes and planned communities have created many high-quality, well-designed, environmentally appropriate, and energy-efficient buildings. He has received numerous honors, including the U.S. Green Building Council Cascadia Fellowship in recognition of his contributions to sustainable building, design, and science; the State of Alaska Governors Award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Design; and the Energy Rated Homes Presidents Award. He has twice been honored as the Alaska State Home Builder of the Year. Jack believes that only through a holistic approach can we create healthy, thriving, sustainable communities. Working together Alaskans have the deep commitment to place and the creative talent to create a healthy future for generations.
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