THE RESILIENCE ADVANTAGE:

ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF EARTHQUAKE RETROFITS AND RESILIENT DESIGN

OCTOBER 2020

A new white paper entitled “The Resilience Advantage: Economic Benefits of Earthquake Retrofits and Resilient Design” has been released in conjunction with the Great California Shakeout of 2020. This timely report prepared by the U.S. Resiliency Council and Optimum Seismic, Inc., explores research and case studies from varied sources to demonstrate that earthquake resistant buildings are a sound economic investment for business and government entities, particularly those that serve, employ or house large numbers of people.

Ali Sahabi Co-Author Sri

-Ali Sahabi, GEC, MRED

COO Optimum Seismic, Immediate Past-President of Building Industry Association Baldy View Chapter.

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Evan Reis Co-Author SRI

-Evan Reis, SE

USRC Executive Director, USRC Co-Founder.

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