Romtec is a design-build firm for many types of public and municipal buildings, and we have nearly 40 years of experience with public restroom buildings. From time to time, past customers reach out to Romtec to relay stories and interesting anecdotes about our restroom buildings.
Romtec recently completed a very special project called the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, home of the National Cold War Memorial just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. This project began over 15 years ago, though Romtec only became involved 3 years ago.
Romtec recently completed a project for the new Silver Park in Missoula, Montana. This park is a great story for the City of Missoula. The City Parks and Recreation Department and the Missoula Redevelopment Agency worked together to turn an abandoned lumber mill into this rehabilitated park.
LARPD staff and Romtec Inc. construction crew pose in front of the new Sycamore Grove Park restrooms.
Romtec recently supplied a toilet riser for a waterless restroom that went on an interesting journey to a remote location. Romtec was founded when the toilet riser was patented in 1978. Ever since, our polyethylene risers have become the national standard for waterless restrooms.
All of Romtec’s waterless restrooms are called the SST models because each model includes Romtec’s Sweet Smelling Technology. In the days before Sweet Smelling Technology, waterless restrooms were called outhouses, and ventilation was handled inadequately for comfortable use.
Designing restrooms for urban environments can be challenging. There are wide-ranging considerations like heavy usage, crime, locating utility tie-ins, and aesthetics. Each of these areas can require substantial deliberation and research to create a successful design. Thankfully, Romtec offers a lot of design experience for urban restrooms.
Americans love sports. Friendly competition is woven into the fabric of our national culture, and few things complement a sporting event like food and drinks. Anyone who’s gone to a sporting event knows what happens at half-time or during the 7th inning. The lines form at the concession stand and at the restrooms. No one wants to miss the action.
The National Parks and Recreation Department recently published its first report generated from data collected by the PRORAGIS database. PRORAGIS, launched in January of 2011, stands for the Park and Recreation Operating Ratio and Geographic Information System, and it is a user generated database used to assess the parks and recreation industry with the information provided.
Designing a public restroom building can include a lot of details, and the building’s roof is certainly one of the most critical elements. There are a lot of considerations when choosing roofing materials and construction methods. Every choice has benefits and disadvantages in terms of appearance, functionality, and cost.
Romtec, Inc. manufactures restroom buildings and other park structures for a wide variety of applications, and one of the most appropriate locations for a Romtec structure is in a campground, hiking destination, or RV park.
Porches and roof extensions are available on many of Romtec’s pre-engineered restroom layouts. Providing a covered entryway can be beneficial for a restroom building. Not only are they attractive, but they also protect the entry and interior floors from inclement weather.
Romtec’s SST® line of waterless restrooms is a great advantage for any restroom scenario where plumbing doesn’t reach.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was a major piece of civil rights legislation in the United States. This law and the Amendments Act of 2008 broadly protect the rights of Americans who experience physical or mental disabilities that substantially limit one or more major life activities.
Anyone familiar with the Romtec brand could tell you that Romtec is all about public restroom facilities, and they would be mostly right. Romtec manufactures public restrooms.
Romtec has provided “set in place” installation for a long time. Now, we are providing the set in place advantages to the Sidewalk Restroom. Owners can now contract for “turnkey” design, supply, and installation from a single source with the Sidewalk Restroom. The process is quick and economical.
The Sidewalk Restroom by Romtec is a great advertising and display tool. The standard design includes large flat steel sheets that can be applied with different options for graphics or poster display ads. There are several ways to utilize the display spaces depending on the priorities of each city. Here are some potential uses for this space.
Romtec has included louvers in restroom buildings throughout our 30 year history, but maybe none have looked better than the louvers on the new Sidewalk Restroom.
Romtec is excited to add the Sidewalk Restroom to our expanding family of products. The Sidewalk Restroom is designed to be a safe, durable, convenient, and affordable restroom for the nation’s urban environments.
Ground was broken yesterday, June 14, on the Susan Creek Pavilion project. The BLM purchased a hexagonal pavilion…
April is Green Month, and Earth Day 2012 is fast approaching! Romtec wants to remind everyone of the great opportunities for LEED certification we provide with green public restrooms. But first, how well do you understand LEED strategies and standards? Let’s take a look some of the areas that might help your project truly represent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Every once in a while I used to see a restroom labeled handicapped and noticed that it was a single room, lockable from the inside that simply contains a toilet and a sink. In many cases a single user restroom is the best option for a handicapped person. They’re far more roomy and private compared to multi-user handicapped accessible stalls. It’s the best set-up for those who might need more assistance.