November 5, 2014 | Written by: Jeffrey Zapfe and Marc Newmark

Monitoring Construction Vibration

While a new building provides a health care organization with an exciting state-of-the-art facility, the construction process itself can impact the overall operations of the organization. For instance, it is well-known that construction activity produces vibration. What is less clear is the effect the vibration will have on nearby buildings. Organizations hope that work in adjacent buildings can continue as usual during construction, but this may not be the case depending on many factors, including the type of construction, the proximity of the site and the sensitivity of the equipment. Fortunately, it is possible to assess the vibration sensitivity, predict potential impacts, provide mitigation and keep tabs on the vibration during construction.

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