CertainTeed Awards $35,000 Siding and Roofing Remodel

Exterior home makeover given in honor of the 25th Anniversary of CertainTeed® Cedar Impressions® siding. A lucky family in Washington is the winner of a full siding and roofing makeover, courtesy of CertainTeed, the leading North American manufacturer of exterior and interior building products. The Cedar Impressions® contest was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary… Read More


Save the Date for the 2019 CRCA Trade Show & Seminars, January 17-18 at Drury Lane Conference Center

This two-day event will include seminars, as well as over 130 manufacturers and suppliers displaying, demonstrating and promoting the newest products and technology in the roofing and waterproofing industry. Here are some of the featured sessions: CRCA’s Roofing Industry Breakfast – Don’t miss this fast moving, multiple speaker program that gets you ready for the… Read More

Expo Floor

Introducing the GAF Sponsored “Fishbowl” Classroom on the MRCA EXPO Floor!

Join MRCA on the Expo Floor for Lunch, Beer and these FREE Educational Sessions! Thursday, October 25, 2018 Welding Thermoplastic Membranes  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Speaker: Helene Hardy Pierce of GAF This session will focus on the products themselves, installation options that provide flexibility and enlarge the roofing season, and installation pit-falls to avoid…. Read More


RCMA Speakers Bureau

Reflective Roof Coatings: Cool Stories. RCMA has launched its new Speakers Bureau program to offer an educational presentation on reflective roof coatings. RCMA’s Speakers Bureau consists of several RCMA members with expertise on the topic who have volunteered to deliver presentations throughout the country. This presentation, titled “Reflective Roof Coatings: Cool Stories,” is approximately one… Read More


U.S. Senator Benjamin Sasse to give MRCA Opening Address

Senator Sasse will share his perspective on the state of U.S. politics and the environment in Washington. MRCA is pleased to announce that US Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska is scheduled to give the Opening Address at the upcoming MRCA Conference and Expo in Omaha on Thursday, October 25th at 8:30 a.m. in the Junior… Read More


Metal Roofing Alliance Hosting Free Residential Rooftop Solar Installation Webinar for Building Trades on November 7

Webinar will cover design techniques and advanced rooftop installation considerations to help optimize the return on residential roof-mounted solar systems. When it comes to sustainable building practices, solar is hot. With the availability and interest in residential solar systems growing rapidly nationwide, it’s important for builders, contractors and installers to know the fundamentals and brush… Read More


Construction Workers 5x More Likely to Die of Opioid Overdoses

Source: NERCA September Newsletter. Opioid Overdoses:  The study linked high fatality rates with the likelihood of workers being injured on the job. A study by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health which was funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that construction workers are among those with the highest likelihood of dying… Read More


Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Invites you to Leave a Legacy

Why support the Alliance through Planned Giving? The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress (the Alliance) gives roofing professionals the opportunity to fulfill their philanthropic goals through its formal Planned Giving Program. The roofing industry has a wonderful history of generosity, and the Alliance offers roofing professionals the chance to give back to the industry that… Read More

Roofing Expo

Western Roofing Expo 2019 – Request for Presentations

With the ever-increasing popularity of the Western Roofing Expo and its educational seminars, we are making a call to all public speakers: apply to teach a seminar at the upcoming Western Roofing Expo 2019 in Las Vegas! We believe the quality of our membership provides a valuable knowledge base to tap into, driving even more… Read More

crane operator

New Federal Crane Operator Certification Rule

The North/East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) would like to issue a reminder to all employers that the effective date for the new Federal Crane Operator Certification Rule is November 10, 2018 for construction employers. Under this rule, many state crane licenses WILL NOT count for compliance themselves. Only exams that contain a written and a… Read More