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National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)

A Message of Hope from NRCA


Introducing the NRCA Health Care Program—an affordable, flexible program available to all NRCA members.

Find out how you can:

  • Improve or offer health care coverage to your employees with or without employer contributions.
     
  • Take advantage of dozens of options that fit all budgets and company sizes.
     
  • Offer voluntary benefits such as dental, vision, life, disability and accident insurance.
     
  • Work with your current broker or use an NRCA Health Care Program broker.
     
  • Save a lot of money!

Give us 15 minutes and get a free evaluation of your current health care program. You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain!

Visit nrcahealth.com or call NRCA Program Partner Vault Health Strategies at (866) 431-8721.


Find ongoing updates that are pertinent to the Roofing Industry on the NRCA COVID-19 page. LISTEN TO THE NEW TOWN HALL MEETING!


There has never been a better time to become engaged with NRCA. Create an NRCA account to start receiving NRCA E-News updates, or better yet—become an NRCA member today!

To find out more about NRCA membership contact a membership services representative today at (800) 323-9545 or email membership@nrca.net for more information or visit the NRCA website. We look forward to welcoming you as an NRCA member!


NRCA has been the professional voice of its members since 1886. With more than 3,600 members, NRCA is the leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technical assistance, advocacy, publications, programs and support that help your business grow. Join today!

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. Founded in 1886, NRCA is a nonprofit association that represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and county, city and state 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.

NRCA has more than 3,600 members from all 50 states and 53 countries and is affiliated with 97 local, state, regional and international roofing contractor associations. NRCA contractor members range in size from companies with less than $1 million in annual sales volumes (50 percent of the current membership) to large, commercial contractors with annual sales volumes of more than $20 million. More than half perform both residential and commercial roofing work, and more than one-third have been in business for more than a quarter of a century.

Download the NRCA app on your tablet and smart phone today. You can find it at the Apple App store or Google Play. (Simply use your existing username and password to gain access.)


Did you know . . . 

As a benefit of membership NRCA has partnered with more than 15 recognized vendors and service providers to offer you products and services at significant member discounts? The list of affinity partners is updated regularly, so please check back often to see the newest offers and how much money you can save. Some of our current partners include:

  • Avis/Budget
  • Electronic Data Payment Systems
  • HomeAdvisor
  • Lenovo
  • RoofersCoffeeShop
  • Staples Advantage
  • UPS
  • YRC Freight
  • And more!

When it comes to your company's bottom line, your NRCA membership pays dividends!

Click here to learn more about NRCA's affinity partnerships.


As an NRCA member, you have FREE access to NRCA’s electronic resources! From roofing details and safety training to business management and marketing best practices, we have what you need. Choose from a variety of Spanish-language programs, as well!

Accessible to NRCA members from anywhere, all NRCA electronic publications are downloadable from the “Member Downloads” section of your profile.

To access your free NRCA publications:

  1. Go to NRCA’s home page, nrca.net, and click “Log in” in the upper right corner.

  2. You will need to sign in or create an account.

  3. Once signed in, you will see your “My Profile” page.

  4. On the right-hand side, click “Member Downloads.”

  5. Click on the publication you want to view from the alphabetized list.

  6. A PDF will download to your computer.

  7. Open the PDF and view its contents from any device, anywhere!


NRCA Training

NRCA's award-winning Training for Roof Application Careers, that includes both English and Spanish content, is training your company can use to provide new and inexperienced field workers with information and skills to help them become quality roof system installers who thrive in their careers.

There currently are four packages available for purchase:

TRAC ultimately will include each roof system. A TRAC package for foremen is coming in 2020!


NRCA Bookstore Latest Releases:

Visit the NRCA Bookstore for more educational tools!


National Roofing Contractors Association Launches Facebook Page for Spanish-speaking Roofing Professionals

The National Roofing Contractors Association launched a new Facebook page, Ruferos de los buenos, for Spanish-speaking roofing professionals to stay connected with their roofing community. Moderated by NRCA’s Spanish translator, Ruferos de los buenos is a place for Spanish-speaking roofing workers to share ideas and celebrate quality roofing projects, hard work and Latino culture, as well as receive important news related to COVID-19 and the roofing industry. Within days of its launch, the page garnered more than 1,000 followers.

Spanish-speaking roofing professionals are invited to like and share the Ruferos de los buenos Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ruferosdelosbuenos.


Use NRCA’s marketing resources and stand out!

Set your company apart from the competition by using these valuable NRCA marketing resources:

Visit NRCA’s bookstore for additional products designed to enhance your company’s presence.


NRCA has launched a new website to inspire, engage and attract the next generation of roofing workers. 

Careersinroofing.com shows that opportunities for success can be found on the roof, in the shop, in the office, and in manufacturing and distribution facilities.

The website highlights career paths, wage information and training opportunities and provides resources for parents and educators so they understand the value and opportunities available in roofing.

Visit careersinroofing.com today!


Latest Promotions and Rebates

NRCA Legal Conference "Decks to Dockets" Webinar Recordings Available Now!

NRCA Legal Conference "Decks to Dockets" Webinar Recordings Available Now!

Did you miss NRCA’s Virtual Legal Conference, Roofing Issues: Decks to Dockets? You are in luck! All nine conference session recordings now are available for purchase in NRCA's bookstore for only $49/session ($69/session for nonmembers). This is a great opportunity to learn the latest legal, business and technical information from industry experts ...
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Cotney Construction Law - Free NRCA ProCertified® Roof System Installer Performance Exams through Cotney Construction Law

Free NRCA ProCertified® Roof System Installer Performance Exams through Cotney Construction Law for TAMPA and ORLANDO Area

Cotney Construction Law will be providing NRCA ProCertified® roof system installer performance exams at no charge for anyone in the Tampa or Orlando areas interested in testing for the asphalt shingle or thermoplastic ProCertification designation by NRCA.  “We are excited to support NRCA’s efforts on increasing ProCertification membership and professionalism ...
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NRCA - members savings

NRCA's Member Savings Program - Stay a Step Ahead!

NRCA has partnered with more than 15 recognized vendors and service providers to help you reduce operating costs on many business expenses you already have! NRCA’s Member Savings Program is updated regularly, so check back often to see the newest offers and how much money you can save. Some of ...
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Latest Ebooks

NRCA - Add the NRCA Roofing Manual—2018 Set—Spanish to your library today!

Add the NRCA Roofing Manual—2018 Set—Spanish to your library today!

El principal recurso técnico de la NRCA le entrega la información de techado más actualizada y útil de la industria. Es una excelente adición a su biblioteca técnica y es un material de referencia confiable para los exámenes de licencia de contratista de techos estatal. La colección contiene los siguientes cuatro ...
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NRCA - Spanish Resources

NRCA Spanish Resources

The 2017 NRCA Roofing Manual now is available in Spanish! For the first time, the NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2017 is available in Spanish! The Spanish version of NRCA’s popular roofing manual contains the latest information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to steep-slope roofing applications. It includes five complete sections ...
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NRCA ebook

New! Moisture in New Concrete Roof Decks report now is available!

Order your copy today! The Roofing Alliance has released Moisture in New Concrete Roof Decks, a 272-page research report addressing moisture release in structural concrete roof decks. SRI Consultants Inc., Middleton, Wis., performed research and analysis of moisture release in structural concrete roof decks. This comprehensive report describes the research methodology and presents ...
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Latest Awards

CNA/NRCA Community Involvement

CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award

The award honors charitable works performed by NRCA contractor members. NRCA is now accepting submissions for the 2021 CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award! CNA and NRCA work together to honor charitable works by NRCA contractor members through the award. Submit any charitable project, activity or donation between Jan. 1, 2020, and Dec. ...
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Latest Spanish Content

NRCA - Add the NRCA Roofing Manual—2018 Set—Spanish to your library today!

Add the NRCA Roofing Manual—2018 Set—Spanish to your library today!

El principal recurso técnico de la NRCA le entrega la información de techado más actualizada y útil de la industria. Es una excelente adición a su biblioteca técnica y es un material de referencia confiable para los exámenes de licencia de contratista de techos estatal. La colección contiene los siguientes cuatro ...
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NRCA - Spanish Resources

NRCA Spanish Resources

The 2017 NRCA Roofing Manual now is available in Spanish! For the first time, the NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2017 is available in Spanish! The Spanish version of NRCA’s popular roofing manual contains the latest information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to steep-slope roofing applications. It includes five complete sections ...
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NRCA - Spanish resources

NRCA's Ruferos de Los Buenos Facebook Page!

Mantengase Conectado con su Familia de Trabajo Spanish-speaking roofing workers can stay connected with their roofing communities through NRCA’s new Ruferos de los buenos Facebook page! This is the home for all roofing workers. They work hard. They have a strong sense of community. They are heroes. This is the home for those ...
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Latest Podcasts

NRCA - S2:E47 Tom Shanahan and Ted Ryan - Roofing Road Trips LIVE!

S2:E47 Tom Shanahan and Ted Ryan - Roofing Road Trips LIVE!

S2:E47 Watch or Listen in to the first LIVE recording of Roofing Road Trips with Heidi as she chats with NRCA’s Tom Shanahan and Vault Health Strategy’s Ted Ryan. They break down the differences between self-insurance and fully insured health care options. Learn when to consider self-insurance for your company and the ...
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NRCA - Coffee Conversations Decks to Dockets

Coffee Conversations with Alison LaValley and Trent Cotney on the 2020 NRCA Decks to Dockets Virtual Legal Conference

S2:E3 Heidi welcomes Trent Cotney and Alison LaValley to Coffee Conversations and discusses the importance of roofing contractors getting sound legal advice.  As General Counsel for the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Trent works with contractors across the U.S. providing legal advice for roofing contractors.  He and Alison answer questions about legal ...
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Coffee Conversations Tom Shanahan

Coffee Conversations with Tom Shanahan- NRCA's New Health Care Program

S2:E2 Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner, welcomes Tom Shanahan to visit about the new NRCA Health Care Program.  Tom is recognized as an industry health and safety expert and represents NRCA at both industry and non-industry events on these issues. The U.S. secretary of labor appointed him to serve on ...
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Latest Webinars

NRCA - Live Webinar University

NRCA - Redefined by COVID-19: What Does 2021 Hold for Your Business?

Dec. 11 Noon - 1 p.m. CST Online webinar Member Price: Free Architect/Engineer/Consultant Individual Member Price: $55 Nonmember Price: $55   NRCA’s legal webinar series continues in December with Trent Cotney, NRCA General Counsel and CEO, Cotney Construction Law, who will explain how to: Prepare your business to ensure it is protected in 2021 Relate your contracts, HR policies ...
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NRCA - Live Webinar University

NRCA Webinar - Claim Trends: Falls Through Roof Decks

Dec. 4 12-1 p.m. CST Online webinar Member price: $0 Individual Architect/Engineer/Consultant price: $55 Nonmember price: $55 CNA Insurance Cos.’s Aaron Kock and Neil Nichol will examine emerging claim trends focusing on an uptick in falls through roof decks. They will discuss how to address this fall hazard as part of a site-specific safety plan, assess ...
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NRCA - Live Webinar University

NRCA Webinar - Auto Safety: Making the Most of Telematics

Dec. 3 12-1 p.m. CST Online webinar Member price: $0 Individual Architect/Engineer/Consultant price: $55 Nonmember price: $55 CNA Insurance Cos.’s Aaron Kock and Neil Nichol will explain how roofing contractors can benefit from the information provided by fleet telematics. Installing GPS/telematics/in-cab cameras is the first step in using this technology in a fleet safety program. Effectively ...
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Moisture in New Concrete Roof Decks

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This newly released, 272-page research report addresses moisture release on structural concrete roof decks.

Funded by a group of North American roofing industry organizations, including The Roofing Alliance and NRCA, SRI Consultants Inc., Middleton, Wis., performed fundamental research and analysis of moisture release on structural concrete roof decks. This comprehensive report describes the research methodology and presents the research’s extensive data and conclusions.

This report is available only in hard-copy format. 

Member Price: $150.00

Nonmember Price: $300.00

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NRCA - Giving Day 2020

In the spirit of National Roofing Week Aug. 23-29, NRCA Giving Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 25, to benefit the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program. Donations currently are being accepted; NRCA Giving Day donations will close at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 25.

The Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program helps individuals seeking to further their education to pursue careers in the roofing or building construction industries; employees of NRCA contractor and supplier members and their families are eligible. Scholarship recipients receive funding for up to four years of full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution of the student’s choice. View more information about the scholarships available.

Your gift can make a difference in the lives of students pursuing careers in construction. Donations of any size are welcome!

With your support Aug. 25, we can help shape the future of our industry!

Make your NRCA Giving Day donation!

NRCA - procertification EPDM

Experienced installers who demonstrate substantial skills and knowledge of EPDM roof system installation can apply to become NRCA ProCertified® EPDM Systems Installers.

NRCA ProCertification is NRCA’s national certification initiative to create a competent, sustainable and high-performing roofing industry workforce. It now includes four certifications:

  • NRCA ProCertified EPDM Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Asphalt Shingle Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Thermoplastic Systems Installer
  • NRCA ProCertified Roofing Foreman

Apply for NRCA ProCertification and show your commitment to quality, professionalism and your company’s future!


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