Author: John Jensen

Recent Posts by John Jensen

The Value of Roof Components for Contractors

John Jensen, TRI Training Manager, will be presenting a short course “Tile Roofing Components Virtual Trade Show,” on Oct. 15, 2021.  John manages the training program for TRI Alliance, and he is also a contractor of 30 years. He identifies primarily as a “tile roofer”. We often focus on the… Read more

Labor Day: Stepping Up to Meet the Need

The upcoming 3 day weekend celebrates you, the American worker. We think it’s a perfect time to celebrate the people that bring great depth and experience to the classroom and have helped us meet the increased demand for training. The construction boom, the hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida, and… Read more

Building and Roofing Boom Firing On All Cylinders

A growing economy, increased demand for housing, low interest rates and a hurricane season that devastated areas of Florida and Texas. All are making 2018 one of the busiest ever for tile roofing contractors and installers. Hurricane Irma struck South Florida with Marco Island seemingly the primary target. Hurricane Harvey… Read more

Assembly Line in Eastmark, Arizona

Eastmark is a 3,200 acre master-planned community East of Phoenix, AZ. With 15,000 homes planned, 2,500 are either complete, being built or in the permit process. America Roofing, (Phoenix/Tucson) is putting tile on all of them. It’s an impressive site: semi loads of tile warehoused on dead end streets, waiting… Read more

Hurricane Season Comes to a Close…After Harvey & Irma

The 2017 Hurricane Season comes to a close at the end of November. The Caribbean was hit hard and full recovery in some areas will take years. On the US mainland Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left their mark. Roofing contractors are still scrambling to meet the demand for repairs and… Read more
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