New manual is available
NRCA will be
releasing a four-part series of manuals that will update
The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, Fifth
Edition. Previously, all sections of the manual were
published simultaneously. However, the manual now will be published
one volume per year during a four-year time period and referred to
as The NRCA Roofing Manual. In addition, the waterproofing
section from The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, Fifth
Edition, will be released as a separate publication, The
NRCA Waterproofing Manual.
The first volume, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof
Systems—2007, will be available in January 2007. It is
divided into six sections, providing information about roof decks,
rigid board insulation, roof membranes, surfacings, system design
guidelines and construction details with regard to membrane roof
The remaining volumes of the manual will be Metal Panel and
SPF-Based Roof Systems, published in January 2008;
Steep-slope Roof Systems, published in January 2009; and
Architectural Sheet Metal, Moisture Control and Reroofing,
published in January 2010. Until these volumes are released, NRCA
considers the applicable sections of The NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, Fifth
Edition, and its 2003 and 2006 updates to be...
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