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TRI is now the Tile Roofing Industry Alliance

The Tile Roofing Institute is now the “Tile Roofing Industry Alliance.” We are changing the name to better represent who we are. TRI is not just training, or technical help. We’re not an “institute” with big heavy doors working on hypothetical ideas. We’re more than a manufacturer’s organization. Our strength comes from partnerships with suppliers, associate manufacturers, contractors, consultants and inspectors and their staff. We’re working on ways to improve and increase our value to each of you and your businesses. You are our industry. And we are the Tile Roofing Industry Alliance.

The Tile Roofing Industry Alliance is your resource for tile.

Learn why tile roofs are better for your home, better for the environment and better for your business. For homeowners, learn how to maintain your tile roof, find a trained contractor, and why to choose tile. For contractors and industry professionals, get technical updates, become manual certified or attend a TRI event to connect with leaders in the industry – all to grow tile’s market share and your business.

Tile Roofing Industry News & Updates

The Tile Roofing Institute Partners with Function Collaborative, LLC 

To further service its members with valuable research, resources, and materials, the Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) has today announced their partnership with marketing and communications firm Function Collaborative, LLC. Based out of Atlanta, Function Collaborative will work with TRI leadership to reenergize the TRI brand and increase awareness for tile roofing through marketing and research initiatives in both the physical and digital realms. Continue reading…


REVISED Obsolete Concrete Roof Tiles Formerly Produced in Florida

REVISED October 9, 2017 – In response to the vast amount of hurricane damage related inquiries from industry professionals, please note the following list of concrete roof tiles that have been produced in or shipped to Florida over the past several decades. See the list.

Press Release September 15, 2017, Eugene, OR – The Tile Roofing Institute Supports Florida Roofing Contractors

TRI President, Rick Olson, announces that the Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) joins with the Florida Roofing Contractors Association (FRSA) in encouraging Florida homeowners to hire only Florida licensed and insured roofing contractors for upcoming storm damage repairs. Continue reading.

The TRI has a YouTube Channel. If you’ve been involved with TRI in the last year you may recognize some of the faces in our latest video which captures some examples of “contractors sharing knowledge, supported by industry.” Subscribe at

New Technical Bulletin:
#2016-001 “Recommendations of Flashings at Tile Penetrations” – June 2016
When existing concrete and clay tiles roof systems are altered for the installation of roof accessories, there is confusion in the solar community as to what flashings may be required with tile roofs. Read more for recommendations.

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