NZSEENew Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Inc. (Wellington, New Zealand)
References in periodicals archive ?
The vulnerability assessment methodology based on NZSEE (2006) comprises of 7 steps to fully grade building vulnerability to earthquakes.
NZSEE (2006) recommends that if the calculated percentage of the New Building Standard (%NBS) for each particular building be less than two thirds of the NBS, then the building is vulnerable to earthquakes and should be retrofitted.
The NZSEE initial assessment requires earthquake and geological characteristics of the place where pumping station are mounted on.
Regarding the NZSEE (2006) recommendation for the retrofitting of buildings, 81% of the pumping stations should be renovated with new building codes.