TSC Northern California offers resources on industry standards, methods and guidelines for the proper installation of tile and stone

Please contact us to learn more about these and other topics, and to schedule a presentation for your company or firm.

Technical Resources

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TCNA Handbook for Ceramic, Glass and Stone Tile Installation

TSC provides complimentary copies of the TCNA Handbook for Ceramic, Glass and Stone Tile Installation to architects, designers and related industry professionals working in the San Francisco Bay Area or Northern California in limited quantities, additional copies can be purchased through TSC.

Design Function First

DESIGN FUNCTION FIRST: Translating innovative design vision into cost-effective, functional applications is key to the safe, sustainable and successful performance of tile and stone installations. TSC encourages a proactive approach to designing with tile and stone by providing continuing education that equips design professionals with the tools they require to craft compelling design and architectural specifications. Topics include:


Industry Guidelines & Standards

TSC offers design professionals with pre- and post-construction technical assistance when interpreting and applying methods and standards for the installation of tile and stone. References include ANSI/ISO Standards, TCNA guidelines and Local Trade Practices. For assistance with incorporating industry guidelines and standards into architectural/design specifications, please contact us at info@tscnc.org