Webinar: Understanding Seismic Ordinances: How To Effectively Navigate A Mandatory Evaluation And Retrofit
Thursday, July 23, 2020 (12:10 PM - 12:50 PM) (PDT)
A seismic ordinance is a law passed by local authorities requiring the evaluation and retrofit of specific building types proven to be vulnerable to seismic events. These ordinances were created in response to poor performance of certain classes of structures during previous earthquakes. Join us to find out building owner’s challenges and the do’s and don’ts of a mandatory evaluation and retrofit.
Presentation Learning Objectives:
1. Learn the basics and benefits of a seismic ordinance.
2. Find out the process of a mandatory evaluation and retrofit, where to start and challenges that may occur.
3. Learn how to control cost and the project timeline.
4. How to mitigate tenant impact.
Kyle Tourje, Construction Specialist, Alpha Structural, Inc.
Anwar Alam, Senior Structural Engineer, Alpha Structural, Inc.