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Tile Replacement Considerations For Tile Roofs

Written on April 6, 2021 at 1:44 pm, by

#2021-02 Damage from weather related storms, installation or other impact events can potentially break a roofing tile resulting in the need for a tile repair or replacement. Perform due diligence of the viable options when locating a replacement tile. While most concrete and clay tiles in the market are still… Read more

Evaluation Of Roofs After High Wind Events

Written on April 6, 2021 at 1:42 pm, by

#2021-01 This Technical Bulletin is provided to address some misconceptions about concrete and clay roofing tile roofs when inspected, repaired or assessed as a result of a high wind event. Read more.

Obsolete Concrete Roof Tiles Formerly Produced in Florida

Written on December 1, 2020 at 12:32 pm, by

#2020-03 In response to the vast number of 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.  The following roof tiles are obsolete and do not interlock with the profiles currently offered… Read more

Florida High Wind Concrete and Clay Tile Installation Guide – 6th Edition Industry Adoption

Written on December 1, 2020 at 12:29 pm, by

#2020-02 The Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRIA), formerly the Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) has recently received the formal code approval on our TRI/FRSA 6th edition of the Florida High Wind Concrete And Clay Tile Installation Guide – 6th Edition. It has been reviewed by the Florida Building Code and has… Read more

TRI Alliance Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual, 2015

Written on October 20, 2020 at 8:17 am, by

TRI Alliance and WSRCA technical committees, along with valuable input from the roofing community, revised the previous 2010 edition of this manual to create the 2015 edition. TRI Alliance and WSRCA submitted this manual for formal review and issuance of an IAPMO Uniform ES Evaluation Report (ER-2015) to help provide… Read more

6th Edition Florida High Wind Concrete & Clay Tile Installation Manual – FRSA & TRI Alliance

Written on October 8, 2020 at 12:08 pm, by

Effective Date: December 31, 2020 The Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRI) in partnership with the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association, Inc. (FRSA) have been working together for over two decades on the development of installation manuals that represent proper installation practices, industry standards and the latest code requirements… Read more

Installation of Compromised Roof Tiles and the Tile Roofing Contractor’s Responsibilities

Written on June 22, 2020 at 3:24 pm, by

#2020-01 – There are several factors that are the responsibility of the tile roofing contractor to help reduce or eliminate the installation of compromised concrete and clay roofing tiles.

Roof Maintenance Guide

Written on January 13, 2020 at 10:49 am, by

Beautifully Unbeatable

Written on January 13, 2020 at 10:48 am, by

The Roof That Protects

Written on June 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm, by

Tile Throughout Time

Written on June 20, 2019 at 1:29 pm, by

You Chose the Best Roof – Now Who’s Going to Install it?

Written on June 20, 2019 at 1:27 pm, by

Hip and Ridge Mortar Generated Surface Efflorescence

Written on June 20, 2019 at 9:41 am, by

#2019-01 – The use of mortar for the attachment and weather blocking of hip and ridge tiles is a code approved option for tile installations. When mortar is used as a component, either for fastening or weather blocking, there is the opportunity for hip and ridge mortar generated efflorescence to… Read more

TRI Alliance Cold & Snow Concrete and Clay Tile Design Criteria for Cold and Snow Regions

Written on June 20, 2019 at 9:24 am, by

TRI Alliance and the Western States Roofing Contractors Association have partnered to create this new manual for cold weather installation. Designed to provide answers to installation questions from roofers, contractors, architects, and building officials, the document addresses the installation needs of cold-weather climates and is a companion to manufacturer installation… Read more

Clarification of Tables in FRSA/TRI Alliance 5th Edition for Training Presentations

Written on June 20, 2019 at 9:21 am, by

A memo from Rick Olson, TRI President & Technical Director, regarding the wind tables found in the 5th Edition manual.
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