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.
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
RCAT Provides Training and Voluntary Licensing
As they say, everything is bigger in Texas. The homes are big, and roofing them is a challenge. Roof pitches are steep; spires and dramatic architectural details are common. And then there is the weather: heat like Phoenix, rain like Florida, high wind, occasional tornadoes,… Read more
The Tile Roofing Institute will be participating in the Carolinas Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (CRSMCA) Mid-Winter Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina, January 19th – 21st. For more information about the event go to: www.crsmca.org/roofing-expo.html
The TRI in conjunction with the FRSA are excited to announce the approval and release of the new revised 5th Edition of our FRSA/TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Guide for Florida
. This new edition is now formally approved by the FBC and provides a more concise and… Read more
The severity of weather conditions varies greatly across the United States. Severe wind in Florida is “normal”. Severe cold in Chicago, blazing heat in Phoenix? Normal. Drizzle in Seattle? Depressingly, consistently normal. But what if you install tile in a climate with very little rain, rare wind dustups and minimal… Read more
The Tile Roofing Institute’s (TRI) President, Richard Olson provided formal testimony on April 2 at the U.S. Department of Labor on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule to amend its existing standards for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
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