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Dear Chris 
does this video show you any information on masonry and veneer?
          
 Alan Pettingale

ChrisArno(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> Thanks to Harold Sprague for the note about the new EERI Video
> 
> EERI and ICBO have developed this new video, Resisting the Forces of
> Earthquakes, to explain that the ways that people in the construction
> industry can greatly reduce losses in wood framed buildings.  Good quality
> construction has always been the best way to limit earthquake dalmage.
> Achieving that quality requires the knowledge and teamwork of many
> individuals, including the owner, designer, construction workers and building
> inspectors.
> 
> This video focuses on the important role that framers and inspectors play in
> protecting wood-framed buildings from earthquake damage.  A proper connection
> between each of the structural components of a building creates a continuous
> load path, which is the key to preventing earthquake damage.  In the video,
> viewers will learn about load paths and see methods of quality construction,
> which ensure that buildings that are properly built and inspected will ride
> out the next quake without endangering lives.  A laminated job aid is
> included witrh each video, summarizing the main points of the film.
> 
> Copies of the video are $24.95 plus $5 domestic and $8 international shipping
> and handling.  California residents please add appropriate sales tax for your
> county, or 8.25 %. For address refer to the EERI web site http://www.eeri.org
> or E-mail: eeri @eeri.org.
> 
> EERI has many publications about all aspects of the earthquake problem that
> are of interest and value to engineers: refer to the web site above for full
> details.
> 
> Chris Arnold,  President EERI
>