December 2011


Changes in roofing requirements  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

The International Code Council updated its model codes earlier this year, which include several changes to roofing requirements.

Policing the posts 

Employers should regularly review and update their social media policies to protect their companies from labor practice charges and other legal liability.

A new approach 

During the past year, the Alliance has taken steps toward strengthening its presence and identity in the roofing industry.

Driving innovation 

Interstate Roofing installs a unique metal roof system on a car museum. The company faced various challenges and design changes during the project.

A RoofPoint™ Report  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars

RoofPoint, a new sustainable roof rating system, is introducing a new way of thinking about roof system standards and helping establish goals for sustainable roofing performance.


Someone from the roofing industry deserves to be named Tradesperson of the Year.

Tech Today  5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars
NRCA has received a number of reports of problems related to water-based bonding adhesives. The development and use of such adhesives in the roofing industry are causes for some concern.

Capitol Hill 
NRCA supports the Roofing Efficiency Jobs Act of 2011 and Energy-Efficient Cool Roof Jobs Act. Both would help create jobs, make advancements in energy efficiency and provide tax relief for businesses.

As I was saying … 
The Alliance continues to help shape the roofing industry’s future.