Ice Dams

Provider: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Length: 2 Hours


Places: Anchorage

After attending this class, participants will understand how ice dams form and how to minimize the chance of ice dam formation. Principles of air leakage and air sealing will be covered, with special emphasis on attic air sealing; how to do it safely and effectively. Insulation materials and strategies, and how they relate to solving ice dam problems will also be discussed. This course is designed for both the do-it-yourself homeowner and those wishing to hire a contractor to solve ice dam problems. This class may be worth continuing education credits through the instructor and a fee may apply.

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Construction and Building Inspectors
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