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Industry Associations

Architect, Specifier and Roof Consultant Associations

American Institute of Architects (AIA) — Represents the professional interests of America’s architects with more than 80,000 members that include licensed architects, emerging professionals and allied partners.

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) — National association comprised of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors and building materials.

Kansas Association of Insurance Agents (KAIA) — Association dedicated to promoting and advancing the interests of the independent insurance system.

Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) — A not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving members of governing boards for unified school districts, community colleges, area vocational-technical schools and cooperatives, interlocals and regional service centers.

Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) — An international association of professional consultants, architects, and engineers who specialize in the specification and design of roofing, waterproofing and building envelope systems.

 

Contractor Associations

Alberta Allied Roofing Association (AARA) — Represents member companies providing residential and commercial services on sloped and flat roof applications, in Calgary and the surrounding area.

Alberta Roofing Contractors Association — Serves the Alberta roofing industry by providing leadership through the development and promotion of standards, education and professional delivery of roofing services.

Arizona Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA) — Association of roofing professionals in Arizona for the purpose of creating a beneficial influence upon the industry.

Associated Roofing Contractors of the Bay Area Counties (ARCBAC) — A non-profit trade organization representing many of the oldest and finest contractors and companies in the Bay Area roofing industry.

Associated Roofing Contractors of Northern California (ARCNC) — The voice of the roofing industry in the Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valleys.

Builders Association of Northern Nevada (BANN) — A non-profit organization committed enhancing the new home building climate in northern Nevada, a primary factor in housing affordability.

Building Contractors Association of Southwestern Idaho — A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the responsible development of Southwestern Idaho.

Canadian Roofing Contractors Associatio (CRCA)  CRCA leads the Canadian roofing industry, advancing the success of roofing contractors through technical expertise, standards of practice, and collaboration with industry partners.

Colorado Roofing Association (CRA) — Colorado Roofing Association is committed to promoting ethics and education in the roofing industry in Colorado.

Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) — A trade association of roofing and waterproofing contractors in the greater Chicagoland area. Contractors, manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers representatives and consultants come together to tackle issues important to the roofing industry.

Iowa Roofing Contractors Association (IRCA) — Helps its members operate successfully, providing continuing education, training, government relations, public relations and industry contacts.

Kansas Roofing Association (KRA) — A statewide trade association of Kansas roofing contractors, suppliers, distributors and other professionals. The group collectively represents the voice of the roofing industry in Kansas.

Lumberman’s Association of Texas & Louisiana (LAT) — A non-profit trade association who’s mission is to create unity, strength and a spirit of cooperation among building material suppliers to advance the industry and better serve our customers.

Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) — Association of roofing contractors that have joined together in Midwest to develop and administer programs and services that help member companies build their business and to improve the roofing industry.

Montana Roofing Contractors Association — Association that strives to increase public confidence in the roofing industry by elevating the roofing contractors skills, knowledge and professionalism.

National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) — One of the construction industry’s oldest trade associations and the voice of professional roofing contractors worldwide.

New Mexico Roofing Contractors Association (NMRCA) — Trade association who’s mission is to promote the New Mexico Roofing Industry by providing information, communication and education to consumers to help them make informed choices, and to promote and assist members in running high-quality, successful businesses.

North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA) — Resource for roofing contractors and associates working and doing business in North Texas.

Oklahoma Lumberman’s Association (OLA) — Oklahoma Lumbermen's Association was created in 1947. It has a rich tradition and an excellent history.

Oklahoma Roofing Contractors Association (ORCA) — A non-profit organization created to promote, train, and educate both our members and consumers on best practices for the roofing industry in Oklahoma.

Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia (RCABC) — Membership in the RCABC is an opportunity for roofing professionals to join a network of companies dedicated to the highest standard of roofing practices in British Columbia.

Roofing Contractors Association of California (RCAC) — RCAC is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) professional organization dedicated to the protection and advancement of the California roofing industry in legislative, regulatory and business affairs.

Roofing Contractors Association of Hawaii (RCAH) — A statewide trade association of roofing contractors and Hawaii's leading authority on roofing inquiries in the State of Hawaii.

Roofing Contractors Association of Washington (RCAW) — Residential and commercial contractors, manufacturers, distributors, and industry professionals working to improve the roofing industry in Washington.

Roofing & Siding Contractors Alliance, Inc. — Commercial and residential roofers and siders in St. Louis and the surrounding area.

San Diego Roofing Contractors Association — The SDRCA was formed in 1957 to preserve and promote the art of roofing application.

Utah Roofing Contractors Association (URCA) — The Utah Roofing Contractors Association exists to support and enhance the success of the Utah roofing industry.

Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA) — Professional roofing industry organization for the Western United States and is committed to serving members and consumers alike.

Western Retail Lumber Association (WLRA) — The Association is comprised of 1,200 members who are actively involved in the building supply industry on the prairies.

 

Homeowner Associations

Community Associations Institute (CAI) — A national organization who’s mission is to assist community associations in promoting harmony, community, and responsible leadership.

Educational Community for Homeowners (ECHO) — A nonprofit membership corporation dedicated to assisting California homeowners associations. ECHO provides help to homeowners associations on many fronts: finances, legal issues, insurance, maintenance and management.

 

Manufacturer Associations

Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) — Trade association representing the majority of North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies and their raw material suppliers.

ENERGY STAR Roof Products Program — Encourages and promotes the use and availability of ENERGY STAR compliant products to reduce air pollution and mitigate the urban heat island effect.

 

Standards and Testing Associations

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) — One of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world and a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services and is known for its high technical quality and market relevancy.

Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) — A non-profit educational organization to implement and communicate accurate radiative energy performance rating systems for roof surfaces, support research, and serve as an educational resource for information on roofing.

FM Global (FM) — Provides comprehensive global commercial and industrial property insurance, engineering-driven underwriting and risk management solutions, groundbreaking property loss prevention research and prompt, professional claims handling.

GreenCircle Certified, LLC — Provides verification and assurance to manufacturers, suppliers, regulators, and consumers that products labeled with the GreenCircle mark consistently meet specific certification standards. GreenCircle is recognized by the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and NAHB National Green Building Standard Program.

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) — Trusted global source for product compliance testing for public safety for more than a century.

Industry Resources

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) — Conducts objective, scientific research to identify and promote effective actions that strengthen homes, businesses, and communities against natural disasters and other causes of loss.

Smart Home America — Promotes preparedness and the development of stronger, more resilient communities through education, collaboration and the strengthening of buildings to reduce personal injury, property damage and economic loss.