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How houses are destroyed

How houses are destroyed by bushfire. Identifying the problems.
Webinar Tuesday 22 October 2020
Dr Justin Leonard, CSIRO

I'm here to present about the topic of how houses are destroyed by bushfire. I will start with the broader landscape topic, and as we move through we'll get closer and closer to the structure and then finally work through the structure itself

Understand how your house will be attacked by a bushfire and what you can do to reduce your risks
Webinar Wednesday 21 July 2021
Dr Justin Leonard, CSIRO

It’s not always like you see on TV. Got a house complying with regulations (Australian Standard 3959)? Learn about the many issues the regulations ignore.

So, I wanted to really start with the concept of a checklist. And not the traditional checklist that we talk about on what we prepare for and what we do on the day, or how we how we plan our hierarchy of approaches on the day. I'm talking about a checklist of what actions a house might be faced with, and what considerations we might use that checklist of mechanisms that could attack a house to really deeply consider how our house and surroundings might respond.

How does fire attack your home and what can you do about it? An introduction.

What is it like to experience a bushfire from the house's perspective? An introduction.

Know your country, know your property, know the risks and know what to expect. How topography and fuel load affects your risk.

The effect of radiant heat and embers

Tools being developed to help you understand your risks

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