VAICO, partnered with ISAT, provides seismic code seminars predominately to construction professionals such as civil engineers and architects, but also to
Our objective is to empower stakeholders with seismic code compliance in order to fully understand and appreciate that the impact of ensuring seismic bracing
is commensurate with the earthquake exposure on
The vast number of buildings were constructed before the Building Act of 2004, and many new construction projects, are lacking appropriate official controls and checks.
Unfortunately, even today, the seismic provisions of, for example NZS 4219:2009, are not always respected; this is due to either lack of knowledge, indifference, convenience, or negligence. The fact of the matter is, stakeholders fail to realize a significant portion of loss incurred due to earthquakes, anything from minor tremors to the aftershocks can be attributed to failure of non-structural systems. So what does this mean for you financially?