Industry Leader in Seismic Retrofit Experience with 6000+ International Projects
Leading the commercial industry in seismic retrofit experience and education with over 6000 projects completed internationally.
With over ten years’ experience in nonstructural commercial upgrades, ISAT’s Retrofitting Division has been able to streamline methods that minimize labor and materials for clients, while allowing facilities to remain fully operational throughout project execution. ISAT’s retrofitting expertise has been utilized for some of the most strictly enforced projects in the world, including hospitals, biopharmaceutical facilities, manufacturing plants, FAA centers, federal government buildings, and more. This has positioned ISAT as a leading provider of retrofitting services that building professionals rely on for the best service and fastest turnaround for both pre and post construction. With registered structural and mechanical engineers, in-house CAD specialists, designers, seismic bracing layout technicians, and field support staff, ISAT is the only “one stop shop” for commercial projects.
Seismic Retrofitting Key Advantages:
- Dedicated Survey Staff
- Streamlined, Cost Effective Code Compliance
- Remain Operational During Retrofit
- Reduced Installation Costs, Change Orders, & RFI’s
- Unlimited Technical Support
- Faster Project Turnaround Time
- Protection of Lives, Equipment, and Inventory
- Risk Mitigation & Business Continuity
- OSHPD-ISAT Familiarity and Pre-approval
Seismic Retrofitting Services Include:
- NPC Survey or Existing Site Survey
- Seismic Bracing Layout/Equipment Anchorage Details
- Creation of As-Built Drawings/3D Model
- Installation Coordination
- Kit Installer/Detailer Training
- 3D Modeling/ 2D to 3D Coordination
- OSHPD Submittals
- CA SB 1953 Quality Assurance
How it Works:
While facility upgrades share some common elements, each project must be custom-designed to meet the unique circumstances of clients. ISAT offers an array of services that focus on generating accurate field surveys of existing suspended piping, medical gas, suspended and floor mounted equipment, suspended ceiling bracing, fire sprinkler lines, electrical utilities and HVAC duct conditions. ISAT creates as-built drawings of existing utilities, engineers and coordinates a seismic bracing solution to meet the requirements for non-structural utilities.
For projects pertaining to OSHPD, ISAT utilizes OPA-0485 as well as OSHPD approved hardware that that is shipped to the project areas in location-specific kits. These kits contain all the components to properly brace utilities with the intent of streamlining the review process and minimize OSHPD back-check comments. ISAT keeps the construction effort on-task and on schedule by interfacing with the project IOR and OSHPD field staff. ISAT plays a vital role in augmenting the success of any upgrade project.
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