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National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)

Established in 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association is one of the construction industry's oldest trade associations and the voice of professional roofing contractors worldwide. It is an association of roofing, roof deck and waterproofing contractors; industry-related associate members, including manufacturers, distributors, architects, consultants, engineers and city, state and government agencies; and international members. NRCA has more than 3,600 members from all 50 states and 42 countries and is affiliated with 87 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 (45% of the current membership), to large, commercial contractors with annual sales volumes of more than $100 million. Greater 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.

The NRCA has a variety of resources to help roofing professionals and companies. From guides and tool kits to databases and help lines, you can find information to assist you with various areas of your business.

NRCA is the IRE Official Show Sponsor

Each year the NRCA's Annual Convention is held in conjunction with the IRE, allowing you to network with fellow roofing professionals worldwide, see the newest industry products, equipment and services, and learn from the industry's leading experts. By participating, you'll acquire vital, practical information you can put to use immediately when you return to your office.

Roofing Alliance

The Roofing Alliance was established in 1996 to create an endowment fund to serve as a resource for the roofing industry and its customers. It promotes the advancement of roofing through research, education, technology and charitable programs.

Roofing Day In D.C.

Professionals from all segments of the roofing industry come together with one voice each year in Washington, D.C., to discuss the most important legislative issues affecting the roofing industry, including solutions to workforce shortages.

National Roofing Week

Each year, National Roofing Week increases awareness about the significance of roofs to every home and business and shares the good deeds of the industry. NRCA encourages members to engage in their communities.

NRCA Membership

Make NRCA your company's most important resource for success and business growth. NRCA members are part of a community—more than 3,600 strong—committed to advancing the roofing industry. Your participation in NRCA helps make the voice of committed roofing professionals like yourself more powerful.

Professional Roofing

NRCA's monthly publication, Professional Roofing, is the industry's leading magazine and provides subscribers with the most accurate, timely and objective information in the roofing industry. NRCA members in the United States are entitled to complimentary additional subscriptions for their employees. 



NRCA's weekly free e-newsletter  offers brief stories covering events and issues in the roofing industry and involving NRCA. NRCA E-News subscribers receive information about educational classes, industry meetings and conferences, current industry news, environmental and legislative issues, and technical advancements, among other topics.

NRCA University

NRCA University provides essential training opportunities for you and your employees that address leadership development, roof technology, safety and much more.

CERTA Training Program
The CERTA training program is ideal for contractors whose work involves torch applications. The full-day program trains experienced roof system installers on the safe use of roofing torches used to apply polymer-modified bitumen roofing products. CERTA training shows how proper roof system configuration design and application techniques can result in fire-safe installations. CERTA training sessions are offered each year at IRE (advance registration is required).

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NRCA ProCertification® 
Through NRCA ProCertification, NRCA's national certification initiative, experienced workers who demonstrate substantial roofing skills and knowledge can become certified by NRCA in specific roof system installations. All information, materials and tests are available in English and Spanish.

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Training for Roof Application Careers
NRCA developed Training for Roof Application Careers (TRAC) to help the industry address ongoing workforce issues. Your company can use TRAC—which includes English and Spanish content to provide new and inexperienced field workers with information and skills to help them become quality roof system installers who thrive in their careers. To help you train as many workers as possible, NRCA has significantly reduced the price for TRAC packages. Now every roofing company can afford to use these quality training materials.

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