Seismic Retrofit Workshops

1 August, 2016

Retrofit Workshops Link Members with the Answers They Need

By |2018-01-26T19:40:54+00:00August 1st, 2016|Seismic Retrofit Workshops|

There’s a lot of information out there right now – booth good and bad – regarding the City of L.A.’s new earthquake retrofit requirements for wood-frame, soft-story apartment buildings. City officials have reported an almost alarming number of business license applications from new start-up retrofit companies, and with them, a growing hoard of novices spouting [...]

12 June, 2016

Educational Seminars Announced for Soft-Story Retrofit Requirements in L.A.

By |2018-01-26T20:03:24+00:00June 12th, 2016|Seismic Retrofit Seminars, Seismic Retrofit Workshops|

The roll-out of the City of Los Angeles’ new earthquake retrofit ordinance has prompted the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles to schedule a series of community seminars designed to help inform building owners about the law, the time frame to get things done, and the basic principles behind retrofit engineering and construction. The [...]

1 May, 2016

Some Key Questions About L.A.’s New Retrofit Ordinance

By |2018-01-26T21:10:12+00:00May 1st, 2016|Seismic Retrofit Workshops|

L.A.’s new law requiring the retrofit of pre-1978 wood-frame soft-story buildings and non-ductile concrete buildings is gaining momentum. Many fellow AAGLA members have already taken action, knowing that they will soon receive their orders to submit plans for either a retrofit or demolition of their property, or proof that their building does not need [...]