Fire Code Homes

Wildfire areas  in California  under the new code  mandate all structures  use class A fireproof sidings, roofing, Tempered  metal  or fiberglass windows, ventless  insulated soffits, fibre concrete  facia and trim,  enclosed perimeters on all decks.  All counties now  require sprinkler systems at 80 psi. with backup tank.        

        Note: Not Allowed anymore under new code:       Vinyl  windows ,wood sidings, wood shingles, open under wood decks, wood trim and   exposed wood rafters,  vented wood soffits under eaves are not allowed in California Urban Wildfire code.

California Yurts  as upgraded its product line to meet this new code.  Recently after the San Diego fires we have completed rebuilds and new construction for the Audubon  Silverwood retreat as well as in Julian at Camp Stevens.  Just Completed also, In  Willits  California , the John Jeavon’s  Ecology Action Biointensive Research and Demonstration  Farm yurt cluster. Also just  completed the Sonoma Ashram.

Site applied cement Plaster exteriors can be hand appied  in two steps for the longest  lasting fire proof siding. We offer  pre colored exteriors  with rounded corners.  This system has been used in our Baja Yurts for over 10 years now with great durability. Hardi Panel lap or 8” O.C. wood texture panel meets the new Urban wildfire code.