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Category: Retrofit-(Seismic-&-Soft-story)

Living in California means being mindful of the potential risks associated with earthquakes. While we cannot predict when an earthquake will strike, we
Seismic upgrades are also known as retrofitting a structure to prevent displacement as a result of an earthquake. The need for a seismic upgrade is
Today, we bring you our newsletter on Seismic Retrofit. Earthquakes in California are a common phenomenon, yesterday's earthquake in San Jose or the
Introduction: Buildings are responsible for a significant portion of the net energy demand and consumption in the industrialized world (Almost 40% of
Introduction: According to the California Earthquake Authority, there are approximately 15,700 known fault lines in the state of California, with new
Introduction: One of the biggest reasons as to why a building collapses due to seismic activity, is because of its inability to counter lateral loads.
Introduction: In 2015, Ordinances 183893 and 184081 were passed by the city of Los Angeles, California. These ordinances focus on retrofitting old
Many Californians remember the Northridge earthquake of 1994, which caused 57 deaths, injured 8,700, and displaced 22,000 people from their homes. During
Over the past several decades, earthquakes in Hanshin, Mexico City, Northridge, Loma Prieta, and Christchurch have underscored the poor seismic performance
In 2015, the Los Angeles Municipal Council enacted Ordinance No. 183893, which introduced a mandatory earthquake retrofit program for wood-frame soft-story

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