September 2020

OSHA “Inspections by Establishment” Website Assessment | National Emphasis Program on Silica | Member News | Government and Legal News | From TRI Alliance

March 2020

Exception Needed for Steep-Slope Roofs | Heat Exposure Bill | Member News | Government and Legal News

TRIA Launches Online Manual Certification

The TRIA launched a webinar version of the Manual Certification Class in May. As presenters and attendees adjust to online training, we see an increased comfort level with remote learning. Early online attendees have provided great feedback in surveys and interviews to help us refine and improve the delivery.  The… Read more

May 2019

The New Year Has Started Off With A Bang

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… Read more

January 2019

Denver, CO – April 16, 2019 – Free Seminar/Panel Discussion with Local Experts

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Class 7:30am Continental Breakfast Lunch will be provided on-site (RSVP required) La Quinta Inn & Suites Denver Gateway Park 4460 Peoria Street Denver, CO 80239 Hotel Phone: (303) 373-2525 This is a free (rsvp required) classroom day covering: a short manual… Read more

Ask the Expert – Can a cement tile be fastened too tight?

A recent Ask the Expert question and answer from TRI President and Technical Director, Rick Olson. QUESTION Can a cement tile be fastened too tight? And would that cause breakage?   RESPONSE The simple answer is yes, but that depends upon the type of fastening and if the fasteners are… 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

August 2018

Ask the Expert – Tile Penetration Flashings

A recent Ask the Expert question illustrates how the TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual can be a resource for contractors in the field. The response was provided by TRI National Training Manager, John Jensen. QUESTION When repairing older tile roofs, sometimes there is mortar around the pipes. Can we… Read more

May 2018

Ask the Expert – Underlayment and Re-roofing

We have had a few Ask the Expert questions about underlayment. Here is an example and the response from TRI President and Technical Director, Rick Olson: QUESTION If the underlayment is not deteriorated or buckled can you go over it with new underlayment?   RESPONSE A good question. Without seeing… 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

TRI Certification and Membership

“I joined TRI, will I be listed in the Contractor Search?” Below is a description of the two listings that we offer on our website, with an explanation of how they are separate but related. TRI Contractor Search The TRI “Find a Contractor” page allows website visitors to search… Read more

March 2018

January 2018

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

November 2017

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

Quality Roofing in a Challenging Environment

What would the resume of someone with a “PHD in Roofing” look like? Probably a lot like the path Dan Rutkowski, Owner of DDR Roofing in Daytona Beach, Florida has taken. After earning a B. A. in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, Dan went to work for… Read more

Orlando, FL – Jan 21-24, 2018 – “Inspecting a Tile Roof” Seminar at ASHI Inspection World

The Tile Roofing Institute will be presenting at  in Orlando, Florida this year, January 21st – 24th.  InspectionWorld® is the American Society of Home Inspectors’ (ASHI’s) annual meeting and the largest education conference and expo of the year for home inspectors. The TRI seminar is titled “Inspecting a Tile Roof  & Florida… Read more

September 2017

The Tile Roofing Institute Supports Florida Roofing Contractors

Eugene, OR – 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.

Orlando, FL – June 22-24, 2017 – FRSA Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo

The Tile Roofing Institute will be participating in the FRSA 95th Annual Convention and Florida Roofing Expo at theHyatt Regency Orlando & Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL  – June 22-24, 2017. For more information about the event go to: http://www.floridaroof.com/convention/
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