Wildfire Defense Panel + Tour

Date: September 8, 2022

Time: 4-6:00 pm

Location: Zoom

Registration: USGBC-LA
The thought leading Los Angeles Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC-LA) and the Southern California Association of Governments (SGAG) will help property owners, policy makers, and the building precessions define how to reduce community wildfire risk.

Think Home First Panel
Learn how to reduce the risk of losing a home to fire from experts and innovators including CALFIRE’s J Lopez, City of Malibu’s Mikke Pierson, PlantPrefab’s Amy Sims, the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountain’s Clark Stevens, and Allied Disaster and Defense’s Tim Baur.

Most homes catch fire from embers that travel miles ahead of fire-fronts. Embers travel on the wind and can bypass living landscapes to land directly on the dry tinder provided by our homes. This panel will delve into why and how it is important to “think home first” when creating a fire defensive property.
Hardened Home Tour

Join us for a tour of a hardened home that illustrates the key take aways from the panel. You’ll see fire-reducing fixes first hand and learn how they decrease the likelihood of the home catching fire.