Monthly Archives: April 2017

Los Angeles Seismic Retrofit Fair

Penhall Seismic Retrofit – Los Angeles Branch – Recent Activity Penhall Company proud to exhibit at the 2nd annual Los Angeles Seismic Retrofit Fair The bustle of the room grew louder as local property owners from Los Angeles started to arrive

Building Resiliency Rating System

When evaluating levels of seismic retrofitting, it is at the discretion of the owner to what level of resiliency they desire for their building. At minimum, the seismic retrofit ordinances aim to make buildings safe enough for tenants to exit

USRC Building Rating System

Recent Recorded California Earthquakes California is no stranger to earthquakes and the San Francisco area has certainly seen some powerful quakes over the years. The San Francisco area has experienced seven earthquakes in the last seven days and thirty-two in

Retrofitting Building Rating System

At Monday’s City Council discussion of a seismic retrofit ordinance in West Hollywood, we heard discussion about a rating system for a building’s performance in the event of an earthquake. One such rating system is known as the United States