Protect Your Home With Climate-Resilient and Fire-Resistant Tales

Do you worry about the effects of natural disasters on your home and family? Seeking a way to increase your protection from extreme weather? Look no further! Inspiring stories of fire-resistant and climate-resilient homes are waiting to be discovered. It's never too early to start planning for a safer and healthier home – get informed and take action today!

The Theresa Passive House in Austin

Explore the components of the first passive house-certified project in the south which helped it maintain comfortable and livable temperatures even during prolonged winter power outages. Strategies used can also help reduce damage from potential climate risks such as wildfires and strong winds.
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Rebuilding Fire Resilient Passive Houses in Colorado

The Passive House concepts support the construction of highly energy-efficient and comfortable homes despite extreme outdoor temperatures or power failures. Those concepts also protect from flames and smoke due to wildfires and contribute to the climate resilience of the passive structures. Read how wildfire victims rebuild fire resilient passive houses in Colorado.
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Tiny and Climate Resilient

This tiny home survived hurricane Ian with no damage. Read about strategies, products, and professionals that can design and build an energy-efficient, safe, and durable home that withstands strong winds and powerful storms.
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Rebuild Fire Resistant Houses

Fire-resistant homes may cost more upfront, developing fireproof modular homes can save you money in the long run. Learn why & how to build a fire-resistant home.
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The Ash Creek House

Architect Leigh Overland and his wife aimed for low maintenance and a carefree house without worrying about potential climate extremes such as storms and wildfires or high insurance rates. Since they moved in, they experienced winds of up to 50 mph and fluctuating outdoor temperatures which did not affect the indoor comfortable ambiance. They continue to be impressed by the indoor warmth, and the mid-winter silence despite the strong winds, even when standing close to the windows.
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The Black and White Beach House

The black and White Beach House is a beautiful example of a climate-resilient home. unabridged Architecture designed this residential property that was completed in 2019 and already was able to withstand Hurricane Zeta in 2020, Hurricane Ida in 2021, and smaller tropical disturbances. This project proves that proper research, design, and knowledgeable professionals, can build a climate-resilient home that protects its occupants from extreme weather.
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