New roofing guidance for housebuilders has been published by the Trussed Rafter Association. How to Build Compliant Spandrel Panels, which is endorsed by the NHBC, has been updated to include information about single-skin cladding for spandrel panels. The guide now has a page featuring fermacell Gypsum Fibreboard as an example of how single-skin cladding can … Continue reading “Housebuilders covered with updated roofing guidance”
It is with great sadness that the TRA has received news that Gordon Smith, managing director of Roof Profiles, Irvine, passed away on 6 March 2018. Roof Profiles was started in 1982 and Gordon was still working full time when he passed away. He was very passionate about his industry and a great all rounder. … Continue reading “In memory of Gordon Smith”
The new date for this year’s AGM and annual dinner is Thursday 10 May 2018. Following the postponement of the AGM last month due to bad weather conditions, the TRA has been able to secure the same venue and timings for Thursday 10 May. As a reminder, the venue is the Jury’s Inn Hinckley Island, … Continue reading “New date confirmed for TRA AGM and annual dinner”
The success of the TRA’s online training programme is to be celebrated at the AGM in May, following news that candidate sign-ups more than quadrupled last year, and two more roof truss designers will be rewarded for being top scorers in the latest course. Frank Kyne, from Wyckham Blackwell Ltd, and Gabor Vince, from Taylor … Continue reading “TRA training goes through the roof”
Due to the severe weather conditions and a warning from the Highways Agency, it is with regret that the TRA AGM and dinner is cancelled today. We will issue further information to members regarding alternative meeting arrangements.