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
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
Many people know that tile blends into a natural setting, is energy efficient, resists UV degradation and can be installed to resist high winds. Cactus, deserts and warm oceans are common backdrops in marketing brochures.
But what if your roof covering is required to do all that and handle snow,… Read more
Guest post by Brie Ries, Production Manager at Elite Roofing Colorado
On March 23rd, 2016 the Denver metro area experienced a blizzard that dropped up to 27” of snow in some areas and shut the City down for 2 days. This storm produced sustained wind speeds of 30-45MPH and 2” of… Read more
The TRI is a long time sponsoring member of the Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues (RICOWI). The RICOWI organization provides valuable field investigation programs on both wind and hail events to better understand the actual performance of roof assemblies.
RICOWI, Inc. has announced deployment of research teams to the… Read more
A guest article by TRI Director Michael Lukis.
In my 38 years of working with tile roofing I have been involved with the installation and manufacturing of concrete and clay roof tiles, primarily in the northern roof climates of the Midwest and northeastern United States.
I often hear the comment that… Read more
UPDATED May 9, 2014
– The Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) has created a May series of 2 hour presentations
to ensure contractors and others in the tile roofing industry are aware of the changes between the existing 4th Edition and new 5th Edition. Technical Services Representatives Manny Oyola (Eagle Roofing Products),… Read more
“The Installer Certification program changed the way tile is installed in El Paso. The Moderate Climate Guide gives the City of El Paso, suppliers and contractors a common resource to work from.” ~Scott Aguilar, Eagle Roofing Products
On February 4, 2011 the Tile Roofing Institute partnered with regional industry leaders… Read more