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Restrooms

Water Wise
Reduce Water Usage & Bills With Efficiency Measures

Guest Column - April 2015

Water conservation is becoming increasingly critical in various parts of the country. Here are some suggestions for finding ways to conserve in your restroom—one of the biggest wasters of water.

Building Materials

The Right Materials
Benefits of Solid Phenolic in Lockers, Benches and More

Guest Column - January 2015

If you want your lockers and other amenities within your facility to stand up to use and abuse—and look good while doing it—you may want to consider products manufactured from solid phenolic.

Durability Meets Design

Provo Recreation Center in Provo, Utah

Web Exclusive - November 2014

The new, 160,000-square-foot Provo City Recreation Center is designed to accommodate patrons of all ages. With comfort in mind, special attention was given to the facility's locker rooms and restrooms.

Restrooms

The Science of Selecting a Waterless Urinal

Guest Column - October 2014

Waterless urinals can have a dramatic impact on the environment, and a facility's bottom line. Learn more about how to shop for the right fit for your restrooms and patrons.

Stronger, Faster, Cheaper

The Pros of Prefab Restroom Structures

Feature Article - September 2014

The right restroom structure can make a big difference in people's perception of your park. In this feature, we take a look at what you need to know to get your restroom up and running quickly and cost-effectively.

Find a Restroom Structure to Fit Your Site

Problem Solver - August 2014

Clean, safe and aesthetically pleasing restrooms can be a defining feature at your site, providing comfort to visitors whether you're located in a rural setting or set against an urban backdrop. When you install premanufactured concrete restroom structures, you get a quick, simple solution that can fit in well with your surroundings while standing up to bad weather, use and abuse.

Add Cost-Efficient Flush Restrooms

Problem Solver - August 2014

There are plenty of options available when you want to add restrooms at your site, but budgets, timelines and available utilities can limit the types of restrooms you can install. While most people consider flush restrooms ideal, sometimes a vault restroom is the only practical option. The good news is that you can find a solution that provides a flush restroom experience on a site that typically would require a vault.

Reduce Park Restroom Maintenance Costs & Improve Life Cycle

Problem Solver - August 2014

When park restroom designers or planners select components for their project, they often fall back on past practice and vendors. The same fallback practice for park restroom replacement parts continues the experience of the original component selection. In the past 10 years, innovative new components and system improvements have become available to increase life cycle and reduce maintenance costs. Some of those improvements are code-driven, and others come from vendors building park restrooms who provide extended warranties that drive the need for improved, longer-lived parts. Examples are everywhere, from toilet stall door latches that no longer latch to doors and jambs that rust from the hose-down maintenance. Light fixtures now have to meet new energy codes and vandalism is ever-present. The road to better answers is now here and growing with a plethora of new products that should be considered to close the chapter of light-duty design against life-cycle cost advantages.

Add Sustainable Restroom Facilities

Problem Solver - August 2014

Many parks, camps and other outdoor facilities are looking for ways to boost comfort for visitors with sustainable solutions. Sustainable amenities like restroom structures create less pollution and can save resources.

Give It a Rest

The Right Restroom Design for Your Recreational Needs

Feature Article - September 2013

Finding the right restroom structure to suit your park's needs shouldn't be the last item on your checklist. Given proper attention up front, restrooms can make a big difference for park patrons.