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NRCA University launches Roofing 101

Roofing 101, NRCA University's first interactive online educational program, will be available mid-June. Roofing 101 features animation, graphics, videos and interactive learning activities to address roofing terminology, roof assembly components and roof systems.

Roofing 101 will benefit people new to the roofing industry, building owners, facility managers, architects, appraisers, inspectors, government agencies, general contractors and civil engineers. The program consists of five self-paced learning modules requiring about one hour each to complete.

Module 1: The Basics discusses the roles and responsibilities of key roofing industry stakeholders and introduces the concepts of roof slope and drainage, roof assembly components, and the many types of low-slope (typically commercial) and steep-slope (typically residential) roof systems available.