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Creating a Fire Adapted Home (IBHS)

This guide is intended to help you choose appropriate materials and use proper construction practices when rebuilding, repairing or renovating your home.

The information is based on field research and wildfire testing conducted at the IBHS Research Center and leading fire science organizations.

  • Topics:
    • Fire-Adapted
    • Resilient Landscapes
    • Wildland
  • Resource Type:
    • Guide/ toolkit/ template
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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