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Firewise Education and Tours

Our region now faces a 365-days-a-year fire season with devastating and potentially deadly consequences. There are, however, steps Angelenos can take to protect properties, mitigate the region’s fire danger, and increase the city’s resilience. Architects, builders, developers, urban planners, and landscapers have critical roles to play and that’s why the green building community is taking action.

USGBC-LA’s first annual Firewise Tours took place in the Summer and Fall of 2020 and illustrated the latest home-hardening and firewise landscaping strategies to the public. These tours were supported by webinars designed to dispel myths and offer clear, substantive guidance for fire mitigation and safety.

Listen to this USGBC-LA produced Firewise Home Tour featuring FormLA Landscaping President Cassy Aoyagi.

 

Click here for additional resources including the Mandeville Canyon Fire-Hardened Home Tour, Wildfire Webinar and Tour at Tujunga, and the Firewise Fact and Fiction Panel Discussion at the 2020 Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo, and other valuable and comprehensive resources related to home-hardening and firewise landscaping process.

Resources

10 Qualities of a Firewise Landscape

Missed our Firewise Properties Webinar?

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