Earthquake Resilience

1 August, 2023

Apartment Owners’ Actions Can Reduce Earthquake Losses

By |2023-08-22T15:45:49+00:00August 1st, 2023|AAGLA, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Resilience, Soft Story Seismic Retrofit|

Thirty million people from Sacramento to Baja Mexico felt 24 shocks and aftershocks over three terrifying days when Ridgecrest was struck by 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes on July 4 and 5 in 2019.

The Mojave Desert quakes triggered extensive ground movement that is believed to have raised the major earthquake risk […]

4 April, 2023

Is your apartment building at risk in an earthquake?

By |2023-04-26T17:02:31+00:00April 4th, 2023|AAOC, Earthquake Protection, Earthquake Resilience, Soft Story Seismic Retrofit|

Nobody knows where or when the next major earthquake will strike. And while there is clear evidence about what types of buildings are most likely to suffer damage from seismic shaking, it’s always best to know your risks by having your apartment building inspected to identify its own unique strengths […]

1 April, 2023

Federal study dives deep into earthquake resilience and economics

By |2023-05-02T15:30:08+00:00April 1st, 2023|Earthquake Resilience, Earthquake Retrofit|

What do earthquakes and building safety have to do with the economy? A new federal study is doing a thorough analysis of this topic, identifying a framework of codes and standards to protect not just lives but livelihoods in the face of earthquake disaster.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, […]

4 March, 2023

How much do you know about earthquakes?

By |2023-03-17T17:49:45+00:00March 4th, 2023|earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Resilience, SDCAA|

Californians are all too familiar with earthquakes. But how much do we really know about the risks they present to us? Understanding these threats is important, particularly when buildings are essential to your livelihood. Wonder how much you really know? Try taking this little quiz, for starters.

  1. What is the most […]
3 March, 2023