1. URM Building Retrofit Applications: Parapet Bracing

A lot of damage to URM buildings can be attributed to parapet failures when a seismic or wind event occurs. The damage can occur not only to the building itself, but to nearby buildings, walkways, and driveways which poses a major risk to life safety and can increase recovery time. Bracing the parapets is a must when evaluating the needed retrofitting of a URM building.

2. Wall-to-Roof or Floor Anchorage