POLICE STATIONS

To Protect and Serve

 

 

Police stations set the tone of neighborhoods, meeting the demands of the community it serves.

 

When developing a cost-effective facility that connects law enforcement and locals, police stations can utilize epoxy terrazzo to design better spaces.

 

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How Epoxy Terrazzo Benefits Police Stations

  • Durable floor finish for high traffic areas
  • Most cost-effective flooring system due to low maintenance costs over lifecycle
  • Design flexibility to include law enforcement seals and other creative designs
  • Ability to match precast base and stairs to the epoxy terrazzo floor
  • Quick installation covering large areas of space, reducing project duration
  • Meets LEED criteria with recycled contents and regionally-sourced materials
  • Easy to clean, easy to maintain floor finish
  • Safe walkways with slip resistant floors
  • Zero VOCs for healthy indoor environments
  • Prevention and spread of bacteria, mold and mildew
  • TERRAZZCO Epoxy is GREENGUARD AND GREENGUARD Gold Certified
National Institute of Health Police Department

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Strength and Durability

Planning, designing and constructing a police facility is a challenging task. In some communities, a new police station is built every half-century. For new construction projects and renovation of police stations, epoxy terrazzo can add many years of performance lasting the lifetime of the facility.

 

To address traffic patterns, epoxy terrazzo is ideal for police station lobbies and hallways. Epoxy terrazzo can withstand high levels of foot traffic daily without the need to repair or replace the surface later in the material’s lifecycle.

 

As a result, epoxy terrazzo is the most cost-effective flooring system for police facilities. Flooring systems like carpet and vinyl will wear and tear over the years leading to higher maintenance costs. But due to terrazzo’s impeccable performance and low maintenance costs, an epoxy terrazzo floor finish stands the test of time.

Second Patrol Police Facility

Sustainability and Air Quality

Architects can help police buildings attain LEED credit by maximizing the recycled content in terrazzo flooring or reducing the carbon footprint by selecting materials that are regionally-sourced within 500 miles of a construction project.

 

Epoxy terrazzo is the right flooring system when building environmentally-conscious building designs.

 

Originating in the 15th century when Venetian marble workers reused scrap materials to build terraces, the building material today is experiencing a rebirth mainly for its use of recycled contents.

 

TERRAZZCO provides a wide breadth of post-industrial recycled aggregates ranging in glass, porcelain, and concrete. TERRAZZCO’s epoxy resin products also consist of recycled components that do not emit off-gassing during the flooring life-cycle. With zero VOCs, an epoxy terrazzo floor using TERRAZZCO Brand Products is efficient in preserving recycled materials and improving the overall indoor air quality for police facilities.

Police Station Aesthetics

Design flexibility plays a key role in designing a police facility. Police stations can incorporate epoxy terrazzo with other interiors to design inviting spaces and facilitate workflow.

 

Epoxy terrazzo promotes creativity with many options for color selection and aggregate combinations. The results yielding a visually and aesthetically-appealing floor finish for police stations.

 

Patterns and logos may also be crafted with an epoxy terrazzo floor in lobby areas that establishes branding for police districts and serves as a welcoming sign for the public.

Floor Care

Terrazzo flooring requires minimal maintenance over the course of its lifecycle.

 

Daily maintenance routines require a mop and bucket of warm water to remove excess dust and dirt tracked in from visitors.

 

A daily cleanse helps support the overall appearance of an epoxy terrazzo floor and further establishes a warm and inviting place designed for communities.

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