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
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
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
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 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
It used to be that everyone you met in the roofing industry started out “On the Roof”. It also used to be that when you met a woman in the roofing industry, her husband owned the company. Things have changed and women are filling all types of roles, and the… Read more
“Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, I’ll remember.
Involve me, I’ll understand”
Our two hour Hands On Training & Demo covers the installation basics: underlayment, flashing and layout.
On site at Roof Check, Inc. in Denver, over 20 members of the Roof Check team attended a hands on training. While… Read more
The classroom training is based on the Moderate Climate Guide and provides an excellent understanding of the minimum technical requirements. The classroom discussions about various options and installation techniques can provide the experienced roofer with insights they may not have considered. But “cut the tile, fit the flashing and determine… 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