Researchers from UNC Charlotte have conducted a series of studies to determine how best to protect structures from approaching wildfires. Last year, researchers completed a three-year study and now another two-year study is under way to investigate the effectiveness of wetting agents, gels and foil wraps in protecting structures. The research is sponsored by FEMA and the U.S. Forest Service.
See a short video below to witness some amazing new substances to resists fires.
Fire Safety Engineering Technology