NRCA Resources

Submit your photos

Each month, Professional Roofing features a photo of a roofing-related event, person or project in its Close-up section. Readers are encouraged to submit photos, along with their descriptions or backgrounds, to be featured in the magazine. A $100 gift card will be awarded for photos chosen to be featured in Close-up.

To submit a photo for Close-up, e-mail or mail a photo to Professional Roofing, Attn.: Close-up, 10255 W. Higgins Road, Suite 600, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Online education package available

NRCA members can save $230 by purchasing the Roofing, Energy and the Environment Series program package.

The online series consists of seven modules: Vegetative Roof Systems; Energy Codes and Rating Systems for Roofing; EnergyWise Tutorial and Case Studies; Cool Roof Systems; Photovoltaics and Roofing; Certificate Examination; and Energy Efficiency in Roof Systems. Sold individually, each module is $75 for NRCA members; the package, which includes all seven modules, is $295 for NRCA members.

For more information or to purchase the package, contact NRCA's Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722) or

Register for NRCA's 2011 International Symposium

NRCA will hold its 2011 International Symposium Sept. 7-9 in Washington, D.C., at the JW Marriot Hotel.

The symposium, which will be held in cooperation with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., will include discussion topics such as high-performance roof systems; sustainable roof systems; roof systems incorporating renewable energy; energy efficiency; and life-cycle analysis of roof systems.

The conference is $995 for NRCA members and $1,095 for nonmembers. Registration is available online. Those who register before March 7 will receive a $100 discount.

For more information or to register for the symposium, go to or contact NRCA's Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722) or

NRCA offers membership deal

NRCA will deduct $100 from membership dues for companies who join NRCA by Jan. 31.

With this offer, new members will save $100 on dues and receive $1,500 worth of NRCA publications and DVDs for free, including The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems—2011 on CD, which also includes electronic copies of The NRCA Roofing Manual: Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation Control and Reroofing—2010, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2009, and The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems—2008.

Member companies are listed in NRCA's online membership directory and online referral service. Additionally, NRCA member companies receive such benefits as:

  • Access to members-only online information at
  • Free Professional Roofing subscriptions
  • Priority access to NRCA's technical staff for answers to questions about roof system performance, materials and application techniques
  • Discounts on NRCA publications and educational programs
  • Customized worker training programs tailored to meet each company's specific needs
  • Job leads from more than 40,000 consumers who search the "Find a Contractor" section of NRCA's website
  • Representation at local, state and national levels as NRCA lobbies for fair and reduced regulatory practices to help companies comply with government regulations

For more information and to join NRCA, visit or contact NRCA's Membership Department at (800) 323-9545 or


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