Earthquake Retrofit Benefits

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 [...]

5 September, 2017

Earthquake Retrofits and Insurance: Your Best Defense Against the “Big One”

By | 2018-01-04T18:20:28+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Earthquake Insurance, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquakes|

News accounts of the Northridge earthquake of 1994 presented shocking images of the widespread destruction, the loss of life, and the injuries suffered from the 6.7 magnitude blind-reverse-thrust quake, which produced the largest ground motions ever recorded in an urban environment in the U.S. Fifty-seven people were killed; more than 40,000 structures damaged. The quake [...]