In January, NRCA released
NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2009,
the third volume in the current four-volume manual series update
intended to supersede The
NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, Fifth Edition. The
series update will be complete when the fourth volume, The NRCA
Roofing Manual: Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation Control
and Reroofing—2010, is published in January 2010.
NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2009
updates and revises the steep-slope roof systems section of
NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, Fifth Edition. It
provides proven best practice guidelines—created by
experienced roofing contractors—for designing and installing
quality steep-slope roof systems throughout the U.S. Roofing
professionals, building owners and property managers can find
useful information about all major steep-slope roof system types,
including asphalt shingle, clay and concrete tile, metal shingle
and synthetic component, slate, wood shake and wood shingle.
As with the preceding two volumes in the series update, NRCA contractor members received a free
copy of The
NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2009 as
a membership benefit.
Following is an overview of the manual...