Earthquake Retrofit

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  • Earthquake Prepared - Retrofit your Home

    Earthquake Prepared - Retrofit your Home MP3

    Is your home earthquake prepared? If your home is over a certain age you might be at risk. Bruce Schoonmaker from Earthquakeprepared.com will show you ...

    Tags: earthquake, house, retrofit, earthquake retrofit, earthquake seattle, earthquake tacomoa, earthquake washington, earthquake tacoma

  • Retrofit Bolting of Houses without Cripple Walls is Simple, Affordable, and Effective

    Retrofit Bolting of Houses without Cripple Walls is Simple, Affordable, and Effective MP3

    http://www.bayarearetrofit.com/ Houses on level lots without cripple walls still need a seismic retrofit, even if they are bolted to the foundation. If your house was ...

    Tags: Retrofit contractors, foundation bolting, new home retrofit, earthquakesafety, house bolting, East, Bay, Retrofit

  • Seismic retrofit for buildings

    Seismic retrofit for buildings MP3

    Seismic retrofitting technologies Excerpt from NOVA's Making Stuff Safer. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/making-more-stuff.html#making-stuff-safer ...
  • Earthquake Retrofit Oregon | Western Construction Systems

    Earthquake Retrofit Oregon | Western Construction Systems MP3

    Earthquake Retrofit Oregon Western Construction Systems 1995 Wallace Road NW Salem, OR 97304 (503) 362-5052 http://westernconstructionsystems.com/ ...

    Tags: Retrofitting, Construction (Industry), Oregon (US State), Earthquake (Disaster Type), western construction systems, earthquake retrofit

  • Only Tested Shear Wall Retrofit Techniques are used in a Seismic Retrofit by Bay Area Retrofit

    Only Tested Shear Wall Retrofit Techniques are used in a Seismic Retrofit by Bay Area Retrofit MP3

    http://bayarearetrofit.com/ This video discusses the most important connection in any retrofit shear wall. There are four ways to make it, and practically every ...

    Tags: quakebusters, earthquakesafety, shear, wall, testing, retrofit, contractor, engineers

  • NW Seismic Workshop on Retrofitting

    NW Seismic Workshop on Retrofitting MP3

    Michael Wieber, co-owner of NW Seismic in Portland, Oregon, gives a workshop at the SouthEast Portland Tool Library on Jan. 11, 2014 for the DIY crowd.

    Tags: nw seismic, seismic retrofit, Earthquake (Disaster Type), Retrofitting

  • Shake It Don

    Shake It Don't Break It Earthquake Seismic Retrofit with Steve Gemmell MP3

    Real Estate Investors - If you have an older property and are concerned about Earthquake damage, a Seismic Retrofit may be part of your solution. Recently I ...

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  • Seismic Retrofit by QuakeWrap, Inc.

    Seismic Retrofit by QuakeWrap, Inc. MP3

    Visit http://www.QuakeWrap.com for more information on Seismic Retrofitting.

    Tags: Seismic, Retrofit, Retrofitting

  • 12 Hillside Homes Can Kill You and Need Special Earthquake Retrofit Methods

    12 Hillside Homes Can Kill You and Need Special Earthquake Retrofit Methods MP3

    http://bayarearetrofit.com/ This video is based on research done on a life threatening structural conditionfound in hillside homes that caused many deaths Los ...

    Tags: Hillside Homes, stepped foundations, deaths from earthquakes, earthquake, hazards, engineering

  • Earthquake   Retrofitting Your Home

    Earthquake Retrofitting Your Home MP3

  • Earthquake Retrofit

    Earthquake Retrofit MP3

    Retrofitting soft first story buildings can save thousands of lives and billions of dollars in damage in the event of a major earthquake. Thousands of apartments ...

    Tags: Retrofit, earthquake, soft story retrofit, California, San Andreas Fault, apartments, seismic vibration, the Big One, Wade Multimedia

  • Overview of Residential Seismic Retrofit Methods

    Overview of Residential Seismic Retrofit Methods MP3

    Review of videos 4-7, this video also has some brand new information on cripple wall retrofits in case you already think you know it all. This review includes a ...

    Tags: retrofit contractors, How to retrofit, cripple walls, earthquake retrofitting, Seismic Retrofitting, house, bolting

  • Bay Area Seismic Earthquake Retrofit House Home Bolting

    Bay Area Seismic Earthquake Retrofit House Home Bolting MP3

  • Seismic Upgrade / Retrofit of classic 50

    Seismic Upgrade / Retrofit of classic 50's Ranch in Portland OR MP3

    Steve Gemmell of Earthquake Tech in Portland OR demonstrates a seismic / earthquake retrofit and upgrade for a classic 1950's bungalow. This technique uses ...

    Tags: seismic, retrofit, earthquake, Portland OR, Earthquake Tech

  • House Bolting

    House Bolting MP3

    House bolting is the process of attaching a house to its concrete foundation using foundation plates and anchor bolts. It is also called earthquake retrofitting.

    Tags: earthquake retrofitting, house bolting, protect home, Retrofitting, julian construction

  • Bad retrofits, a rule, not an exception

    Bad retrofits, a rule, not an exception MP3

    See for yourself that the building department will approve earthquake retrofits that will never work and why you should do your own building inspections.
  • Swinerton Builders Sharp Memorial Seismic Retrofit

    Swinerton Builders Sharp Memorial Seismic Retrofit MP3

    The video tells the story of how Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, CA made their facility safe for an earthquake of up to 8.5 on the Richter Scale. Swinerton ...

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  • PBS Video on the Hayward Fault and how a Seismic Retrofit will Protect you.  .

    PBS Video on the Hayward Fault and how a Seismic Retrofit will Protect you. . MP3

    Http://bayarearetrofit.com This PBS Channel 9 and NewsHour video reveals that a large earthquake in the Bay Area is overdue on the Hayward Fault.

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  • Seismic Retrofit of Steel Frame Structures with HPFRC Panels

    Seismic Retrofit of Steel Frame Structures with HPFRC Panels MP3

    This is a testing series of a close to full scale 2-story steel frame retrofitted with High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Infill Panels. Hybrid simulation was ...

    Tags: hybrid testing, seismic retrofit, steel moment resisting frames

  • Earthquake Retrofit Los Angeles, CA 323-418-2239

    Earthquake Retrofit Los Angeles, CA 323-418-2239 MP3

    CALL TODAY! 323-418-2239 • California Foundation Works offers complete house bolting and earthquake seismic retrofitting services for homes and ...

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  • Angle Irons and untested Earthquake Retrofit Methods are found in many Bay Area retrofits.

    Angle Irons and untested Earthquake Retrofit Methods are found in many Bay Area retrofits. MP3

    Seismic Retrofitofit engineers conclude that Angle Iron Struts are a terrible way to retrofit house. Business owner and engineer, Howard Cook, of San Francisco ...

    Tags: angle irons, earthquake retrofit, Repairing retrofits, designing retrofits, seismic retrofitting houses

  • 2015 ACI Excellence Awards - Repair & Restoration First Place: Mission Bridge Seismic Retrofit

    2015 ACI Excellence Awards - Repair & Restoration First Place: Mission Bridge Seismic Retrofit MP3

    The Mission Bridge is a major 4-lane, 1-km long crossing of the Fraser River in British Columbia, Canada. It was opened to traffic in 1973. The bridge is located ...

    Tags: American Concrete Institute, ACI, concrete

  • Doubled "lock blocks" in Earthquake Retrofit System

    Doubled "lock blocks" in Earthquake Retrofit System MP3

    Plywood "Lock-Blocks" install more easily than 2x blocking between existing joists when you need to connect a floor diaphragm to a braced wall below.

    Tags: Earthquake retrofit, seismic retrofit, cripple wall retrofit, cripple wall strengthening, lock-block, lock block, retrofit joist blocking, plywood blocking, plywood joist blocking

  • Saving Buildings, Saving Lives: The Earthquake Retrofit Fair

    Saving Buildings, Saving Lives: The Earthquake Retrofit Fair MP3

    DBI Soft Story Website: http://www.sfdbi.org/softstory ESIP Soft Story Website: http://www.sfgsa.org/index.aspx?page=6048 ESIP 30 Year Plan: ...

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  • Seismic Safety Earthquake Retrofit/House Bolting

    Seismic Safety Earthquake Retrofit/House Bolting MP3

    The foundation repair cost is only a fraction of the potential cost of damages if your house is left unsecured. If your home's foundation has deteriorated beyond ...

    Tags: Retrofit, House Bolting

  • Golden Gate Enterprises SF Bay Area Earthquake Retrofit Contractor San Francisco Soft Story Jeremy

    Golden Gate Enterprises SF Bay Area Earthquake Retrofit Contractor San Francisco Soft Story Jeremy MP3

    Golden Gate Enterprises Inc. 510-909-8552 San Francisco Bay Area http://bayareacontractor.com http://dryrotrepaircontractor.com ...

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  • Seismic Retrofit For Peruvian Village

    Seismic Retrofit For Peruvian Village MP3

    A group of Stanford students and faculty have helped teach residents of a village high in the Peruvian Andes to use "geomesh" to retrofit adobe buildings ...

    Tags: earthquake, natural disaster, earth science, seismic retrofit, safety

  • Retrofitted Building Survives Napa Earthquake

    Retrofitted Building Survives Napa Earthquake MP3

    After the Napa earthquake, Simpson Strong-Tie engineers helped assess damage to homes and buildings. Here's a story of a business owner who attributed a ...

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