Information and Resources
When up-to-the-minute news and information about late-breaking developments are
what you need, you can rely on the comprehensive print and electronic resources
available from NRCA. NRCA also is a tremendous asset to have at your disposal when
you have problems and questions; its staff is available to assist you any time.
New Member KitUpon joining, you will receive $1,000 worth of NRCA publications,
CDs and DVDs free, including the newest technical manual CD, The NRCA Roofing
Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems2013. This CD allows you to access generous
amounts of information from the convenience of your computer. Containing all four
volumes of The NRCA Roofing Manual, it also includes 564 viewable construction details.
You can search the text of the manuals by keyword or phrase, print any portion of
the text or graphics, and import the text into a word processing program.
Recognition and Networking
For Members OnlyExclusively for NRCA members, this monthly newsletter
written by NRCA Executive Vice President Bill Good tells you about the latest roofing
industry developments and NRCA activities.
Professional Roofing magazineNRCA's official monthly publication
gives you the timely, credible and accurate information you need to keep up with
your ever-evolving profession, and NRCA members enjoy free subscriptions!
NRCA E-NewsStay current with NRCA and roofing industry developments
with NRCA's weekly electronic newsletter delivered every Tuesday.
NRCA Smart BriefStay informed with this electronic newsletter that
sends you top roofing industry news stories four days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays,
Thursdays and Fridays).
NRCA's 10@10This monthly electronic newsletter for members only provides
you with updates about NRCA's latest efforts in Washington, D.C., and features government
relations issues that apply to the roofing industry.
Special ReportsNRCA provides comprehensive special reports,
including white papers, position statements and other exclusive bulletins to update
you about current industry-related issues.
NRCA helps you connect with ideas, answers, resources and your peers. NRCA is where
roofing professionalscommercial, residential and specialtycan improve
their images and strengthen their businesses personally and professionally. With
NRCA, you can find the assistance, tools and resources you need to make better day-to-day
Membership Directory ListingsAs a benefit of membership, 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 fellow international and NRCA members.
NRCA LogoNRCA members are identified as being the roofing industry's
elite. You receive camera-ready artwork of the NRCA logo for use on letterhead,
proposals, advertisements, etc. You also can download the NRCA logo from the website's
Members Only section.
NRCA's websiteNRCA's website, www.nrca.net,
contains more than 30,000 pages of information, including access to the Roofing
Industry Product Center, a single source for product, technical and procurement
information for commercial, residential and infrastructure construction. In addition,
you'll have access to the website's Members Only section, which features late-breaking
news, market information, a public relations guide,
Special Reports, staff resources and other valuable information.
Focusing on the most current developments and cutting-edge teaching methods, NRCA
University offers technical programs, safety training, professional development
and other educational opportunities, including online accredited programs. NRCA
members receive significant registration discounts on educational courses that provide
continuing education credits to satisfy mandatory education requirements for relicensure
in many states.
NRCA University offers you:
- Cost-effective, self-paced interactive online learning courses
- Customized training that allows you to hold training sessions when and where you
want them while incorporating your company's unique challenges
- Classes and seminars that are valuable learning experiences specifically for roofing
professionals that are given throughout the U.S.
- NRCA University's business management webinar residential series, featuring topics
such as OSHA regulations as they relate to the residential market, working more
effectively with homeowners, understanding financial statements, improving bid proposals
and improving business productivity through technology
- Certified Roofing Torch Applicator (CERTA) classes
- Certified Solar Roofing Professional™ (CSRP™) certification
- ProForeman Certificate Program that will build credibility to increase professionalism
and drive sales, as well as establish a career path for your most dedicated workers
- Comprehensive, ongoing leadership development seminars, such as the Future Executives'
Institute (FEI) and the Executive Management Institute (EMI)
- Free safety training to keep you informed of new or revised safety standards
- Training consulting services
- Speaking engagements
Technical AdviceYou have priority and unlimited access to NRCA's expert
technical staff who will answer your questions about installation, design, maintenance
or a specific roof system product issue. You also receive technical bulletins, research
updates and Special Reports addressing NRCA's most current findings about
roof system performance, materials and application techniques.
Technical PublicationsNRCA's technical publications give you all the
information you need to ensure quality roof system design, application, inspection,
maintenance and repair for every job, and members receive a 40 to 50 percent discount
on all purchases. Visit shop.nrca.net for more
Online ManualA members-only benefit, NRCA has made the four volumes
of The NRCA Roofing Manual, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems2013,
The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems2012, The NRCA
Manual: Membrane Roof Systems2011 and The NRCA Roofing Manual: Architectural
Sheet Metal, Condensation Control and Reroofing2010, available
in an electronic format. In each volume, you can view individual pages and zoom
in on the text. Members also receive The NRCA Roofing Manual on CD as a benefit
Your NRCA membership provides you with an incomparable menu of products, services
and benefits including:
International Roofing Expo/NRCA Annual ConventionThis four-day event
is the largest gathering of the roofing industry in North America, attracting more
than 9,000 roofing professionals worldwide. You benefit from dynamic educational
sessions, a trade show with more than 400 exhibiting companies in 1,100 booths and
featured events that include top-name speakers. Members receive discounts on registration
and exhibit space. Future convention dates and locations include:
International Affiliate Organizations
Las Vegas Feb. 26-28, 2014
Risk Management AssistanceNRCA's risk management staff monitors health,
safety, insurance, legislative and regulatory issues affecting the roofing industry
to assist you in meeting your loss-control and regulatory compliance responsibilities.
Affinity ProgramsWhen it comes to your company's bottom line, your
NRCA membership will pay dividends. NRCA has partnered with recognized vendors and
service providers, such as American Express, FedEx, Hertz, Shell Oil and Office
Depot, to offer products and services at generous member discounts. For more information,
Products and ServicesAs an NRCA member, we appreciate your commitment
to excellence and offer more than 150 products to help you reach your goals. With
NRCA's printed and electronic publications, DVDs and CDs, you can find the tools
you need to grow your business, business, educate your employees and manage a productive
roofing companyregardless of your company's size. All these products, in addition
to our educational offerings, are available to you at 30 to 70 percent less than
NRCA is affiliated with the following associations worldwide:
New Member Materials
You can immediately put your NRCA membership to work when you use the impressive
publications and benefits you receive upon joining.
Instituto Argentino De Impermeabilizacion
The Metal Roofing & Cladding Association of Australia Ltd.
Belgian Waterproofing Association
Bulgarian Association for Construction Insulation and Waterproofing (BACIW)
Alberta Roofing Contractors Association
Canadian Roofing Contractors Association
New Brunswick Roofing Contractors Association
Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association
Quebec Master Roofers Association
Roofing Contractors Association of Manitoba Inc.
Roofing Contractors Association of Nova Scotia
Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia
Saskatchewan Roofing Contractors Association
China National Building Waterproof Association (CWA)
Central Association of German Roofing Contractors
Hungarian Federation of Roofing Contractors EMSZ
Japan Roofing Contractors Association
Agrupacion de Impermeabilizadores Certificados de Monterrey CMIC
Delegacion Nuevo Leon
Roofing Association of New Zealand Inc.
ANFI Spanish Asphaltic Roofing Manufacturers Association
- The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems2013 on CD, including
The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems2012, The NRCA
Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems2011 and The NRCA Roofing Manual:
Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation Control and Reroofing2010
- Guidelines for the Design of Energy-efficient Roof Systems
- $50 in NRCA Bonus Bucks, which can be used to purchase additional publications from
- Personalized membership certificate
- Special Reports issued by NRCA
- NRCA Membership Directory and discounted list rental opportunities
- Website listing
- Subscription to Professional Roofing magazine
- Discounts on booth space at the International Roofing Expo
- Discounted rates for first-time advertisers
- Subscriptions to For Members Only, NRCA's monthly executive report and E-News,
NRCA's weekly electronic newsletter
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