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Last Things First

Trends in Restroom Structures

Feature Article - September 2011

From vault restrooms to plumbed facilities, it's important to find the right fit—and ensure that it will last for the long haul. Learn about the latest trends in restroom structures.

Add Tough, Weather-Resistant Restrooms

Problem Solver - August 2011

A building whose concrete panels are welded together, much like sidewalk blocks, will give you an extra leg up on the elements, making the structure practically as strong as a small bomb shelter, and at least able to withstand severe weather conditions, including heavy snows, winds, hurricanes, zone-4 seismic loads, flooding and mud.

Reduce Park Building Maintenance Costs

Problem Solver - August 2011

Designing and constructing park buildings with slightly more expensive first-cost components with a longer useful life will reduce costs in the long term. A study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found that a 30 percent decrease in initial cost, accepting lighter-duty components, would be equaled in just 6.5 years of ongoing maintenance.

Install Site Structures Quickly, Easily

Problem Solver - August 2011

Or you can choose a dry (or vault) option restroom. This type of structure requires excavation for the vault, with a crushed stone base for support and drainage. The manufacturer may be able to help with this initial stage of site preparation as well, if you don't have the staff available to handle such work.

Friendly Amenities

Making Decisions About Restroom Structures

Feature Article - September 2010

When you really want to please your park patrons, it's important to provide every amenity. Restroom structures might not be first on your list, but their absence will be one of the first things people notice.

Restrooms & Locker Rooms

Coming Clean in the Restroom
How Well-Maintained Restrooms Encourage Hand-Washing

Guest Column - February 2010

When you design your restrooms well, they can encourage smart hand-washing behaviors.

Restrooms & Locker Rooms

Greening Recreation Facilities
Sustainable Solutions for Restrooms and Locker Rooms

Guest Column - October 2009

If your facility's restrooms and locker rooms are ready for an upgrade, you should consider ways you can use that renovation to improve your facility's eco-friendliness.