Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM PDT
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45 Fremont St. #1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Rich Galliani


San Francisco CSI 


Tile Trends: Everything You Need to Know About Gauged Porcelain Tile

This presentation will highlight the keys to successful use of gauged porcelain tile, as well as give us insight into some of the possible limitations to the product. As we see more and more designers choosing gauged porcelain tile, this could not be a better time to learn more about the proper use, installation, specification, and requirements surrounding this product!

Learning Objectives:           

  • Brief history of gauged porcelain panels and slabs. 
  • Proper usage of the material.
  • Specification and installation guidelines for both interior and exterior applications. 
  • Need for qualified installer language in the spec.
  • Local code requirements, including variance issues.

5:30 p.m. Social Hour & Appetizers
6:45 p.m. Announcements
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Program

**Please bring your ID to the event, it is REQUIRED for entry.**   

About Rich Galliani:

Rich Galliani started his career as a tile contractor in 1979 with Galliani Tile Company, which was founded by his father. He’s a 1986 graduate of University of San Francisco with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration. Galliani has been a licensed C-54 tile contractor since the 1990s and a B-1 general building contractor since 2000. He is ACT certified for mortar walls and floors, membranes, shower pans and large-format tile.