Adopting Seismic Safety for Buildings

Understanding seismic safety is important for building owners so that they can avoid injuries and litigation in the event of an earthquake. Newer buildings are designed for Life Safety, not building sustainability. So all buildings could possibly use a retrofit, old buildings built prior to the mid-eighties typically do not have as much resistance. Here are important points to […]

Seismic Safety and Retrofitting Techniques

Over the past few years, more and more earthquakes are happening around the world.  These earthquakes have caused millions of dollars in damage and have injured or killed people in the process.  Because of this, researchers have conducted more studies about seismic safety and how to make buildings more structurally sound. Whether these are buildings that already […]