Entries by Brandon Jensen

Get 8 Hours of AIA Continuing Educational Credits

Join us in Salt Lake City, UT as we take part in the CE Academy to earn 6 – 8 hours of continuing education in a seminar format so you can earn multiple CE Hours (LU’s) in one day. All courses are educational in content and AIA registered. Many courses also offer continuing education hours […]

JOB OPENING AT TRA SNOW AND SUN!

Production Laborer WANTED! ABOUT US: TRA Snow & Sun is a manufacturer of snow retention products. We have been committed to achieving the highest standards of excellence in every endeavor we pursue and this dedication along with consistent performance, trust, and open communication creates the atmosphere of long term, win-win relationships with our employees, customers and […]

Get AIA Continuing Educational Credits

  In response to requests from architects and other construction specifiers, TRA Snow and Sun has decided to continue with the popular continuing education course, “Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions”.   Learning how to protect people and property from dangerous falling snow and ice just got much easier with the online course created by TRA Snow and […]

Join Us at Western Roofing Expo, Booth 159

June 09 – 11, 2019 Paris Las Vegas Join us at the Western Roofing Expo in Las Vegas! We will be there at Booth 159. Download a free pass now! ==>http://westernroofingexpo.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Exhibit_Floor_Pass_2019.pdf Stop by, meet some of our TRA team Monday from 1 PM – 6 PM & Tuesday from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM. DON’T MISS […]

Snow Guards: “What Are They?”

A question once asked – On the roofs of many houses, along the eave, there are…best as I can describe it… shaped thingies. I’ve seen others that look octagonal and yet others that are round. I’ve seen them on steep roofs and not-so-steep roofs. My bank even has them. They look great, but do they do anything?  […]

Is Plastic Snow Guard Retention Better Than Metal?

Every once in a while a customer will ask us why they should purchase our metal snow retention rather than the plastic ones they see. We typically don’t like plastic snow guards for many reasons. The first reason is because of the type of adhesive used to attach plastic snow guards. Through our testing, we have found that failure […]

TRA Snow and Sun, Inc. offers AIA continuing education course, “Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions”

  In response to requests from architects and other construction specifiers, TRA Snow and Sun has decided to continue with the popular continuing education course, “Roofing Solutions for Alpine Regions”.   Learning how to protect people and property from dangerous falling snow and ice just got much easier with the online course created by TRA Snow and […]

Why Specify Snow Guard Retention?

WHY SPECIFY SNOW GUARDS FOR SNOW RETENTION? There are several factors that one must evaluate when determining if a particular building requires a snow guard retention system. During the winter months, as snow accumulates on your home, gravity will begin to pull it down the slope of your roof. There are many reasons this can be […]

Creating Roof Snow Guard Retention Standards

                  Terry Anderson, owner of TRA Snow and Sun, chairing a meeting in Washington, DC and webinar of the ASTM Committee for roof snow retention standards. Did you know there are currently NO roof snow retention standards to prevent needless deaths from snow and ice falling off […]

Leave Your Flashing Worries Behind

Leave Your Flashing Worries Behind TRA Snow and Sun has something that every roofer needs “flashing”. It’s a must-have for all roofers. We call it the “roofer’s duct tape”. The primary reason any type of roofing exists is to provide a protective layer to maintain a barrier between the interior of a building and the […]

Snow Guards With A Fresh Look To Color Hardware

Take a look at these pictures for a fresh new snow guard clamp-on look. Our black Xylan hardware is now available for any colored clamp-on. Would this be your new snow retention look? Tell us by a simple comment on our contact page… Color Trends… XYLAN BLACK HARDWARE BENEFITS New specialized color option for any […]

Why Specify Snow Guard Retention

WHY SPECIFY SNOW GUARDS FOR SNOW RETENTION? There are several factors that one must evaluate when determining if a particular building requires a snow guard retention system. During the winter months, as snow accumulates on your home, gravity will begin to pull it down the slope of your roof. There are many reasons this can be […]