Photovoltaic/Solar

Become an NRCA member and engage with a community of professionals dedicated to the roofing industry. Your exclusive membership provides you with members-only access to a number of invaluable resources, job leads, years of experience and expertise at the staff level, and roofing-specific information you can't get anywhere else.

Membership in NRCA also is widely recognized as a mark of commitment to and achievement in your chosen field. Founded in 1886, NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the leading authority in the roofing industry, providing its members with advocacy, education, technology, business development opportunities, and invaluable information and resources.

NRCA pledges to provide you with invaluable member services to help you achieve a competitive advantage, as well as programs, products and services to improve and protect your business interests.

JOIN NRCA

You can join the following five ways:

Choose one of the following categories:

  • Rooftop Photovoltaic Material Manufacturer or Utility Membership: A photovoltaic manufacturer or utility company that arranges for power purchase agreements using rooftops to collect energy
  • Rooftop Photovoltaic System Service Provider Membership: A company involved with rooftop photovoltaic systems, including inverter and control manufacturers, integrators and others

Once your membership application is processed, you will receive a welcome email within 48 hours containing your NRCA member I.D. number. You will receive your first issue of Professional Roofing magazine within four weeks, and your company will be placed on NRCA's mailing list and website within 24 hours so you can receive up-to-the-minute information about your industry and association.

Dues rates are based on the calendar year, and if applicable, credit will be applied to the following year's dues invoice based on the month you joined in the current year. (For example, if you join in July, you receive a six-month credit on your second year's NRCA dues.)

Dues to NRCA are not deductible as a charitable contribution but are deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense except for NRCA lobbying. To the extent NRCA engages in lobbying, the nondeductible portion of dues attributable to this provision is currently 6.75 percent.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call NRCA's Membership Department at (800) 323-9545 or email membership@nrca.net.

Benefits

NRCA is a tremendous asset when you have problems and questions, and when the latest news and information about late-breaking developments are what you need, you can rely our comprehensive print and electronic member resources, including For Members Only newsletter, Professional Roofing magazine, NRCA E-News, Industry Issue Updates and more. And only members have access to all four volumes of NRCA's premier publication, The NRCA Roofing Manual, online.

For Members Only (FMO) newsletter is exclusively for NRCA members and written by NRCA Chief Executive Officer Reid Ribble, who shares insights about the latest roofing industry developments and NRCA activities.

NRCA's Industry Issue Updates provide you with detailed, roofing-specific information bimonthly about the latest technical, legal and regulatory issues, among others.

Professional Roofing magazine, NRCA's official monthly publication, gives you the timely, credible and accurate information you need to keep up with your ever-evolving profession. NRCA members enjoy free subscriptions in print and digitally on the tablets of their choice.

NRCA E-News keeps you current with NRCA and roofing industry developments weekly through its electronic newsletter.

NRCA SmartBrief helps members stay informed about the top roofing industry news stories nationwide.

NRCA's 10@10 provides members with updates about government relations issues that apply to the roofing industry.

Special Reports, white papers, position statements and other exclusive bulletins provide you with updates on current industry-related issues.

Focusing on the most current developments and cutting-edge teaching methods, NRCA University offers technical programs, safety training, professional development and other education opportunities, including online training, accredited programs and free monthly webinars addressing critical industry issues.

NRCA University also offers members customized training opportunities, certificate programs, leadership development seminars, as well as classes and seminars specifically designed for roofing professionals to strengthen your company.

NRCA members now have free electronic access to all NRCA publications. This includes all four volumes of NRCA's premier publication, The NRCA Roofing Manual, which includes more than 550 viewable construction details, both of which you can now download and share with everyone working on the project.

NRCA represents its members before the federal government, and NRCA's Washington, D.C., office serves as NRCA's full-time advocate in our nation's capital and works to advance the roofing industry's public policy agenda to help your business grow while fighting proposals that would adversely affect your business.

NRCA lobbies heavily for fair and reduced regulatory practices and provides you with information, such as position papers and programs to help you comply with government regulations applicable to your business.

You receive a free company listing in NRCA's printed and online membership directories, both of which are the "who's who" of the roofing industry. Members' contact information is prominently displayed to make it easy to find industry colleagues.

NRCA is committed to helping you grow your business, and we will be launching an industry-wide consumer website and public relations program that encourages building owners and homeowners to insist on an NRCA member for every job. The consumer outreach program also will share stories about of all the charitable work members, and your company, provide for the community and industry.

Expertise
With NRCA membership, you receive priority and unlimited access all the resources you need to safely—and successfully— manage your business, including advice on legal issues, safety, management, marketing and best business practices in the roofing industry and technical resources. Our dedicated technical experts provide advice on installation, design, building codes, repair and maintenance, roof system performance and more.

NRCA Logo
NRCA members are identified as being the roofing industry's premier professionals, and as a member, you can download the NRCA logo from the Members Only section of the NRCA website to use on your customer materials.

Affinity Programs
When it comes to your company's bottom line, your NRCA membership will pay dividends. NRCA has partnered with more than 15 recognized vendors and service providers, such as FedEx, Hertz, Shell Oil, HomeAdvisors and more, to offer you products and services at generous discounts only for NRCA members.

International Roofing Expo/NRCA Annual Convention
You will benefit from member discounts, dynamic educational sessions, discounts on booth space in the trade show with more than 400 exhibiting companies, featured events and top-name speakers during this four-day event—the largest gathering of the roofing industry in North America, attracting more than 9,000 roofing professionals worldwide.

NRCA's website
NRCA's website, www.nrca.net, contains more than 30,000 pages of information, and as a member, you have access to the website's Members Only section, which features latebreaking news, market information, Special Reports, online access to The NRCA Roofing Manual and numerous other member resources. Make www.nrca.net your first destination for roofing industry information.

Insurance and Retirement Programs
NRCA works with leading insurance and retirement program companies, allowing NRCA to offer you the best program available anywhere, including a captive health care program, business insurance program and retirement program with a package of legal, administrative and investment management services at a cost that may be significantly less than an individually managed plan.

 

 

 

 

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