|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: Jan. 11, 2017||(847) 493-7548|
National Roofing Contractors Association Releases 2017 Manual Volume and Boxed Set
Rosemont, Ill.To provide the roofing industry with the most comprehensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to all materials used in steep-slope roof system applications, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems2017. The new volume updates the 2013 volume under the same title and serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants.
The manual consists of five sections addressing materials used in steep-slope roof system applications: Asphalt Shingle; Clay and Concrete; Metal Shingle; Slate and Wood Shake and Wood Shingle.
Each section includes information about roof decks, underlayments, materials, design and installation.
The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems2017 is best used with the other volumes of The NRCA Roofing Manual: The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems2016; The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems2015; and The NRCA Roofing Manual: Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation and Air Leakage Control, and Reroofing2014.
The 2017 volume and boxed set can be purchased in hardbound versions or downloaded for free in electronic format to NRCA members at shop.nrca.net.
NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.