TRI Short Courses

Nov. 5, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – Snow Retention on Tile Roofs

This 30 minute presentation will review the dangers and damages that can occur when snow and ice move on a roof. We will also touch base on ice dams, DIY solutions, and the engineering that goes into snow retention systems. Attendees will:  discover the dangers involved when snow and ice… Read more

Oct. 21, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – Roof Training in Arizona with ARCA

The Arizona Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA) works to protect and improve the roofing industry as well as ensure our members’ success. Jennifer George manages this effort, and with the support of contractors and manufacturers, ARCA engages the AZ Registrar of Contractors, AZ State Legislature, other state and federal agencies. ARCA… Read more

Oct. 15, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – Tile Roofing Components Virtual Trade Show

Can tile roofing components solve the “Speed, Cost, Quality” conundrum? Quality craftsmanship, knowledge and skill is important to a successful tile roofing installation. Roofing is a very competitive industry. Delivering quality while remaining price competitive requires an efficient install practice. So the speed of installation of thousands of roof tiles… Read more

June 17, 2021 – TRI Short Course – Adapting to Material Shortages & Rising Costs – VIDEO AVAILABLE

Supply chain challenges continue to be a key problem in the roofing industry. With limited material availability and skyrocketing prices, how can roofers successfully complete their projects? Attend this seminar with Trent Cotney to learn the legal and business tips that will help you navigate supply chain disruptions. This presentation… Read more

June 4, 2021 – TRI Short Course – Concrete Tile Roofing Used as Siding? Plus, Roof Tile Fastening in High Wind Zones

The Lincoln City Police Department is a new 3 story building in a high wind zone 1/4 mile from the Oregon Oceanfront. Boral Concrete Saxony Slate Tiles are installed as both wall cladding and roofing on a 3:12 slope roof with 140-foot-long valleys. The specifications called for “Complete Bidder Designed… Read more

May 12, 2021 – TRI Short Course – Evaluating a Tile Roof: What you can see, and what you can’t – VIDEO AVAILABLE

Homeowners, contractors and property managers are faced with the “repair or replace” decision on all types of roofing. The surface of a clay or concrete tile roof does not provide the same insight to remaining longevity that viewing rotting shakes or decaying asphalt shingles can. Is this a “minor” leak,… Read more

April 2, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – Calculating Fastening Requirements in High Wind Zones – VIDEO Available

This presentation will show examples of how to use the high wind tables to determine fastening requirements in High Wind Zones. You can submit specific questions ahead of time to make sure your wind zone is covered. About Paul Oleksak Paul entered the roofing industry in South Florida in the… Read more

April 16, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – 5 Tips for Using Social Media to Engage Customers – VIDEO Available

 This course will review best practices for using social media to reach more customers and stay in touch with your existing clients. Reagan will discuss simple, yet effective tools and strategies for building an audience and creating content that helps your company stand out, and keeps your audience engaged.… Read more

March 19, 2021 – FREE TRI Short Course – Ask the Expert – VIDEO Available

This presentation will review common questions and answers about tile roofing. Then participants will have the opportunity to ask their own questions about tile roofing projects that have challenged them, or to better understand the why’s of roofing tile practices, requirements, and codes.  Submit questions ahead of time at:  “Ask Read more

Feb. 12, 2021 – TRI Short Course – Analyzing Wood Frame Roofs – VIDEO Available

Discuss the structural issues of wood frame roof systems. Special attention will be paid to analyzing the strength and capability of the system utilizing rafter span charts and Conventional Construction Guidelines. While particularly useful for reroofing contractors, knowledge of the rules of roof construction can be a valuable tool for… Read more

Jan. 21, 2021 – TRI Short Course – Repair Tips & Accessories for Concrete Tile Roof Installations – VIDEO Available

Guest Speaker:  John Jensen, President, Jensen Roofing Co., Inc, and TRI Alliance Training Manager We will look at some common “failure points” on concrete roof tile installations. Pan flashing at sidewalls, sidewall terminations, transition flashings at skylights/chimneys and valleys are all critical to the performance of a tile roof. You… Read more

Jan. 28, 2020 – TRI Short Course – Foam Adhesive Training – VIDEO Available

  This presentation will cover: History of Foam Adhesive One Component Foam Vs. Two Component Foam Paddy/Bead Application on Tile and proper installation requirements Benefits of adhesive (wind uplift, zero penetrations, added tile support) Product Warranties on adhesives Importance of Training Certifications Wind (Florida) and Seismic (California) videos   About Read more

Nov. 23, 2020 – FREE TRI Short Course – Analyzing Wood Frame Roofs

Discuss the structural issues of wood frame roof systems. Special attention will be paid to analyzing the strength and capability of the system utilizing rafter span charts and Conventional Construction Guidelines. While particularly useful for reroofing contractors, knowledge of the rules of roof construction can be a valuable tool for… Read more

Dec. 18, 2020 – FREE TRI Short Course – Working on a Tile Roof – Do You Have a Plan?

This short presentation will walk through the concrete tile manufacturing process, identifying the different tiles. We will also discuss different tile installations, how they affect walkability and best practices, and the TRI manual guidelines for replacing broken tiles. About Victor Rosas Victor Rosas was born and raised in SoCal and… Read more

Dec. 11, 2020 – FREE TRI Short Course – Roof Tile / Solar System Installations

This presentation will review solar system installations on existing roof tile systems such as direct-to-deck, 4’ standard batten system & counter/batten and/or shimmed batten systems. JBA has inspected many installed solar systems on roof tiles in the Rocky Mountain region. Most have been installed well, but many have numerous installation… Read more
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