President – Registered Roof Consultant
John holds separate degrees in Architectural Technology (3-year program) and a Bachelors in Economics – completing his minor B. degree in Building Engineering. After his B. graduation in 1986, John chose to pursue a short career with a Multinational Financial Institution in lieu of possibly articling in Architecture.
John returned to his Design and Building Science roots in the spring of 1989, working for a leading International and Worldwide manufacturer of Roofing, Waterproofing and Building Enclosure membranes and products. Installation specifications and protocols, design-build programs, field review, sales and approved contractor selection were evolving areas of responsibility. John left this all encompassing and rewarding 15 year campaign in 2004 as a Director and Vice President of Siplasts’ Canadian operations.
John created Trimstyle Consulting in 2005. He obtained the coveted RRC (Registered Roof Consultant) designation later that year, so as to provide his customer base with the due care and highest level of professionalism they expect. John is directly involved in many other industry roles, often in senior capacities:
2012 – Present IIBEC Inc. International – Nomination Committee
2011, 2012 IIBEC Western Canada Chapter – President
2008 – 2013 Three RCABC committees : Technical, Risk Management and Inspectors
2002 – 2004 RCABC Board of Directors
John is also an accredited and practicing instructor for IIBEC sponsored courses.
Gary has been involved in the residential and commercial roofing industry since 1977. Initially, he operated his own roofing company, providing him with a thorough grounding of typical roofing and waterproofing applications. In subsequent years, his experience was further augmented with a career as a Manufacturer’s Representative for IKO Industries, a Canadian manufacturer of Roofing and Building products, and as the Roofing Division Manager for Lumberland Installations (now RONA).
Commencing in 2002, Gary’s focus has been on Roofing and Waterproofing inspections, taking continuing education programs and courses with RCI and the RCABC. Gary has been working with Trimstyle since 2006; he obtained his RCABC inspector certification in November 2006 and passed the RCI (Roofing, Waterproofing and Building Envelope Consultants ) RRO examination as an accredited Registered Roof Observer in January 2007. He is considered an accomplished roofing inspector, specializing in sloped roofing applications.
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Doug is originally from Waterloo, Ontario where he graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts. Doug moved to Vancouver in 1996 and attained a Diploma in Architectural Civil/Structural Drafting (CAD) from Vancouver Community College.
While drafting as a project leader with well-established Engineering Consultants, Doug gained the necessary Building Envelope Science and Restoration experience and computer skills to start his own drafting company in 2008. Since then, he has produced drawing sets for many structures: low-rise residential buildings (private, strata, and government owned), schools, malls, high-rises, parkades, and private homes. He is familiar with industry specific drafting standards and guidelines and utilizes the latest ACAD software. Doug’s expertise and focus make him a valuable member of the Trimstyle family.
Sandy and Gerry are our most proficient administrators, tackling all required documents that our industry requires. Contract administration and construction protocols are disciplines they review.