National Roofing Contractors Association
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The National Roofing Contractors Association is one of the US construction industry's trade associations and a voice 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 city, state and government agencies.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established in 1996 to improve the roofing industry by bringing together all industry segments to help fund research and educational programs; provide industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers.
The National Roofing Legal Resource Center (NRLRC) is open to roofing, roof deck and waterproofing contractors and acts as a legal advocate for roofing contractors throughout the U.S. Issues such as contract language, employee relations, regulatory compliance, payment provisions, insurance coverage, and codes and standard can threaten a contractor's profitability and even its existence. NRLRC provides its members with assistance in addressing issues such as these.
The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization to promote the development and use of environmentally responsible, high performance roof systems and technologies. Headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Founded by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing and Nationalwide Roofing Contractors Association, Roof Integrated Solar Energy (RISE) Inc. was created to provide a means of evaluating and certifying solar roofing professionals to support the widespread use of rooftop solar energy. RISE evaluates and certifies solar energy installers for knowledge about critical roof system construction and maintenance practices necessary to support successful rooftop solar energy installations based on principles regarding the, installation and maintenance of rooftop solar energy systems without adversely affecting roof system performance and service life. RISE also provides the public with tools to identify skilled rooftop solar energy professionals.
Professional Roofing magazine is NRCA's monthly publication.
- www.nrca.net — National Roofing Contractors Association