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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: supporting, documentation, buildings, existing, evaluation, seismic
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 1568069928
ISBN-13: 9781568069920

Provides design professionals & local building officials with a standard methodology to evaluate buildings of different types & occupancies in areas of different seismicity throughout the U.S.

Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: buildings, providing, protection, people, office, rehabilitation, management, series, incremental, seismic, risk
Number of Pages: 90

Author: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: plan, strategic, buildings, rehabilitation, seismic
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0788183818
ISBN-13: 9780788183812

Provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Mitigation Directorate with 25 recommended tasks that should be undertaken through the agency's Existing Buildings Program (EBP) in the coming years. The EBP's expanded but continuing mission in seismic rehabilitation is to limit fatalities, life-threatening injuries, & property & economic losses from earthquakes by increasing the number of seismically resistant buildings in all areas of identified earthquake risk. Identifies 4 objectives & 25 tasks to help make our building stock less vulnerable to earthquake damage. Seeks to provide the cont

Author: Kevin Teichman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: epa, headquarters, buildings, study, environment, air, quality, work, indoor
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 1991-12
ISBN-10: 0788175319
ISBN-13: 9780788175312

Presents the results of an EPA study of the specific workplace conditions in three EPA Headquarters buildings and the associations between these conditions and reported health symptoms and comfort concerns of employees in the buildings. Includes sample air quality and work environment surveys and detailed modeling results. Tables and figures.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: buildings, supporting, report, rehabilitation, seismic, programs, priorities, establishing
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 1568069871
ISBN-13: 9781568069876

Provides nationally applicable guidelines for the use of a local jurisdiction in making informed decisions on rehabilitating seismically hazardous existing buildings. Provides references on the topics discussed in the first report

Author: Ugo Morelli
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: buildings, evaluation, seismic, handbook
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 1999-04-01
ISBN-10: 078817679X
ISBN-13: 9780788176791

Provides a process for seismic evaluation of existing buildings in any region of seismicity. Buildings are evaluated to either the Life Safety or Immediate Occupancy Performance Level. Provides instruction to the evaluating design professional on how to determine if a building is adequately designed and constructed to resist seismic forces. All aspects of building performances are considered in terms of foundation/geologic, structural, hazard, nonstructural issues. Reflects advancements in technology; incorporates design professional experience; incorporates lessons learned during recent earth

Author: Dale Keyes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: materials, buildings, containing, asbestos, controlling, guidance
Number of Pages: 125
Published: 1995-05
ISBN-10: 078814314X
ISBN-13: 9780788143144

Provides guidance on controlling asbestos-containing materials (ACM) found in buildings. Provides a current summary of data on exposure to airborne asbestos; gives survey procedures for determining if ACM is present in buildings; explains how to establish a special operations and maintenance program in a building found to contain asbestos; reviews technical issues confronted when assessing the potential for exposure to airborne asbestos, in particular indoor settings; suggests a structured process for selecting a particular course of action, and much more. Commonly referred to as the Blue Book
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