Cost Benefits of Retrofitting Schools with Tornado Safe Rooms

There are over 40,000 existing school campuses in the United States, many of which are over 40 years old. Many of these schools require renovation or expansion to keep up with student populations or to bring them up to current building code standards. The 2015 International Building Code2 requires that …

Remagen Announces Retrofit Safe Room Systems to Harden against School Shootings and Tornadoes.

Remagen is pleased to announce its retrofit safe rooms, which may be entirely assembled from the inside, and provide a protective envelope within the former room or corridor. Given the rise of active school shootings and workplace violence in the United States, the Remagen safe room solution can be used …

President’s Message

Steel is the primary material used in RemagenSafeRooms’ protective products. Due to tariffs currently being imposed on steel imported into the U.S., there is serious uncertainty as to the prices on any day of steel flat sheet, tubing, and connectors with which Remagen must price its products. As a consequence, …

Why Business Tornado Safe Rooms Are Not Being Built

John Smith, a Salinas, KS businessman, desired to provide a tornado safe room for his employees, suppliers, and occasional office visitors to protect them from tornadoes which frequently threatened his manufacturing business on the outskirts of Salinas[1].  Smith was very conscientious about providing a professionally designed tornado shelter for these …

School Safety in Active Shooter and Crisis Situations

School Safety in Active Shooter and Crisis Situations Remagen Safe Rooms in the interest of school safety, was the joint designer and supplier for the nation’s first tornado safe room retrofit of an existing school facility.Three elementary schools were retrofitted with a safe room capable of protecting students in a …