NRCA releases roofing manual

The National Roofing Contractors Association released an updated volume of The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems — 2012. The volume, which updates and replaces the 2008 edition, serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants. It provides comprehensive information, including design, materials and installation techniques, applicable to metal panel and spray polyurethane foam roof systems used in low- and steep-slope applications.

NRCAThe manual’s Metal Panel Roof Systems section includes guidelines applicable to metal and metal panel roof systems, substrates, architectural metal panel systems and structural metal panel roof systems, as well as 91 construction details. The SPF Roof Systems section includes information about materials, application, and design considerations and guidelines, as well as 41 construction details, including SPF reroofing details.

NRCA is offering a special discount on The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems — 2012Until March 31, new and current NRCA members who have paid their 2012 membership dues are eligible to receive the volume for $95; after March 31, it will be $125. The volume is $195 for nonmembers. For more information and to order the manual, go to or contact NRCA’s Customer Service Department at (866) ASK-NRCA (275-6722) or

NRCA is one of the construction industry’s most respected trade associations and the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA’s mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit

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