In the realm of structural engineering and building safety, soft story retrofitting has been a crucial focus in recent years, especially in earthquake-prone areas. However, in addition to seismic considerations, it is equally essential to address fire safety in these structures. In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of incorporating fireproofing measures into soft story retrofitting, particularly focusing on an extra precaution for the soft story walls.
Our team of experts has recognized the vital importance of fire protection in these retrofitted buildings. As part of our comprehensive approach, we are implementing a protective layer that serves to delay the penetration of fire in the event of a fire within the building. This additional measure is designed to provide crucial time for the fire department to arrive and effectively prevent a potential tragedy.
By applying fireproofing measures to the soft story retrofitting process, we aim to significantly enhance the overall safety and resilience of these structures. Join us as we explore the impact and benefits of integrating fire protection into soft story retrofitting and the role it plays in safeguarding both the building and its occupants. You can count on Sinai Construction to listen to your request and maintain to the city codes. Contact us today at (323)655.0960.