Steep-Slope Roofing Manual Is Updated

To provide the roofing industry with the most comprehensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to all materials used in steep-slope roof system applications, NRCA has released “The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2017”. The new volume updates the 2013 volume under the same title and serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants.

The manual consists of five sections addressing materials used in steep-slope roof system applications:

  • Asphalt Shingle
  • Clay and Concrete
  • Metal Shingle
  • Wood Shingle
  • Slate and Wood Shake

The 2017 volume and boxed set can be purchased in hardbound versions or downloaded for free by NRCA members at Shop.NRCA.net.

NRCA App Offers Members Free Access to Electronic Publications

The National Roofing Contractors Association has launched the NRCA app, which offers members free access to NRCA’s electronic publications. Members can download the NRCA app from the Apple App Store, Google Play or Windows Store and access the following NRCA publications:

    The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems—2015
    The National Roofing Contractors Association has launched the NRCA app, which offers members free access to NRCA’s electronic publications.

    The National Roofing Contractors Association has launched the NRCA app, which offers members free access to NRCA’s electronic publications.


    Repair Manual for Low-slope Membrane Roof Systems
    The NRCA Waterproofing Manual
    NRCA Safety Manual
    NRCA Pocket Guide to Safety (English and Spanish)
    NRCA Guidelines for Asphalt Shingle Roof Systems
    NRCA Guidelines for Condensation and Air Leakage Control
    A Roofing Contractor’s Guide to LEED
    LEED v4: Roofing-related Provisions

More NRCA publications will be added to the app and all automatically will be updated on the app as revisions are made, ensuring you always have the most current information. Learn more information about the NRCA app, including frequently asked questions and instructions for how to download the app.

Customize Standard Roofing Details to Meet Unique Project Needs

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Construction Details CD — 2014, a valuable resource that enables construction architects and designers to customize standard roofing details to meet their unique project needs.

The CD, which contains 575 customizable details from The NRCA Roofing Manual, can be imported into AutoCAD software, where details can be customized to fit the specific needs of a project, saving architects and designers valuable construction detail drawing time.

The NRCA Construction Details CD contains details included in the following volumes of The NRCA Roofing Manual:

  • The NRCA Roofing Manual: Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation and Air Leakage Control, and Reroofing — 2014
    The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems — 2013
    The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems — 2012
    The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems — 2011