Monthly Archives: December 2017

20 December, 2017

How Our Industry Can Protect California’s Seismic Resilience

By | 2018-01-15T17:36:30+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Seismic Resilience|

People have been talking about “The Big One” for many years, but the level of alarm over California’s vulnerability to earthquakes has never been as high as it is today. Our state has more than a 99 percent chance of experiencing a magnitude 6.7 or larger earthquake within the next 30 years, according to [...]

15 December, 2017

Studies Show Many Cost Benefits to Earthquake Retrofits

By | 2018-01-12T00:07:45+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Earthquake Retrofit Benefits|

The devastation caused by last month’s massive 8.1- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes in Mexico City serves as a grim reminder of the importance of building safety to guard against death, injury and property damage. There’s no disputing that saving lives is the ultimate concern in preparing for an earthquake, but did you know that building [...]

1 December, 2017

Do Your Due Diligence in Selecting a Retrofit Company

By | 2018-01-12T00:08:19+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Seismic Retrofit Companies|

There has been a growing influx of startup companies sprouting up to capitalize on Southern California’s growing seismic retrofit industry. This has led to concern that some of these new companies may not have the professional expertise required of such a specialized industry. It can be confusing when you’ve got several companies knocking at [...]