New Zealand Seismic Seminars


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Seismic Seminars in Conformance with NZS 4219; NZS 1170.5 - Onsite or Online

In the wake of the Christchurch and Canterbury earthquakes, ISAT-Vaico deployed our top engineers and seismic consultants to the area to host a series of free seismic seminars to local construction professionals upon request. The services and solutions in these seminars are specific to building utility systems including, but not limited to: hvac, mechanical piping, distributed electrical systems, plumbing, process piping, and fire protection. The content of our seminars has been continuously developed from lessons learned on over fifteen thousand projects completed globally, but have been tailored to meet the needs of local construction professionals by taking into account the building requirements under NZS 4219 and NZS 1170.5. Our teams work to continuously revise the content of these seminars per the direct feedback of customers and local construction professionals, and our onsite seminars can be customized to meet the needs of any company.

Over the past five years our partnership has provided seminars to upwards of eight hundred local business entities and construction professionals. Some of the seminar topics we have covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Building Conformance with NZS 4219; NZS 1170.5
  • Reference Standards UFC (United Facilities Criteria), ASCE 7, NZ 4219:2009, AUS 1170.4-2007
  • Seismic Design Requirements & Criteria
  • Seismic Retrofit of Existing Structures
  • Understanding ISAT Seismic Design Manuals
  • Best Practices for Reducing Project Costs
  • Seismic Bracing for Critical Facilities (Data Centers, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, Hospitals, Airports, Military Facilities, Stadiums, Etc.)


If you are unsure if you would like to schedule a custom seminar, our online webinar for New Zealand provides an excellent overview of “Seismic Performance of Engineering Systems in Buildings”.  Participants will get to learn important seismic code terminology and seismic bracing examples, applicable seismic code requirements, a broad overview of how engineers determine seismic forces amongst other things. Whether you need a seminar for three or three hundred employees, ISAT-Vaico has the solutions and resources to meet your needs.