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3 October, 2019

Insist on Safety to add Value to your Seismic Retrofit Project

By |2019-10-07T19:00:45+00:00October 3rd, 2019|AAGLA, seismic retrofit safety|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles  (AAGLA).

This article was originally posted on our company website. Optimum Seismic is a seismic retrofitting company based from California.

Why it pays to select contractors that comply with professional and occupational standards

Construction, when done wrong, can be an […]

2 September, 2019

FEMA Tips for National Preparedness Month

By |2019-09-02T20:52:48+00:00September 2nd, 2019|AAGLA, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Safety, Optimum Seismic, Seismic Resilience|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles  (AAGLA).

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency messages to help people protect themselves and their businesses against earthquakes.

To help apartment owners get ready for a seismic emergency, FEMA has set up a special QuakeSmart […]

9 January, 2019

Seismic Hazard Map Identifies Building Risks

By |2019-03-15T23:34:07+00:00January 9th, 2019|AAGLA, Earthquake Retrofits, Seismic Resilience, Seismic Retrofit|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

Is your apartment building located within a fault, landslide or liquefaction zone?

The United States Geological Survey has published an interactive map online, enabling the public to search by property address to determine the earthquake risks […]

11 December, 2018

Rocket Science: Propelling a Better Understanding of Seismic Safety

By |2019-03-15T22:35:47+00:00December 11th, 2018|AAGLA, seismic retrofit safety|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

The recent Mars landing of NASA’s robotic lander InSight means we can now look forward to two years of data from seismic monitoring and underground temperature readings that will unlock mysteries about the origin of the red […]

2 October, 2018

Facing a Deadline? Don’t Rush Your Retrofit Requirement

By |2019-03-15T22:21:34+00:00October 2nd, 2018|AAGLA, Seismic Retrofit|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

Are you feeling rushed to meet seismic retrofit deadlines imposed to by Los Angeles Department of Building Services? The cut-off date for engineering studies of older wood-framed, soft-story structures has passed for more than 150 properties, with […]

5 September, 2018

Philippines Building a ‘Quake-proof’ City

By |2019-03-15T22:13:21+00:00September 5th, 2018|AAGLA, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, Earthquakes|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

The Philippines is all too familiar with natural disasters: deadly tropical storms and typhoons, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Located along the Pacific’s so-called “Ring of Fire,” where seismic activity and tropical storms hit with alarming […]

22 August, 2018

Tips to Cost Recovery for Your Seismic Retrofit

By |2019-03-15T22:02:21+00:00August 22nd, 2018|AAGLA, Optimum Seismic, Seismic Retrofit, Seismic Retrofit Companies, Tenant Habitability Process, thp, tips|

-Appeared on Apartment Association Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).

A key worry among apartment owners faced with any major renovation, repair or alteration of their building is the impact that construction could have on their tenants — and whether the outcome of their Tenant Habitability Plan […]