The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2009
Publisher: The National Roofing Contractors Association, Rosemont, Ill., www.nrca.net
Price: All NRCA members who have paid their 2009 membership dues and all new NRCA members will receive a free copy of the manual. Members can purchase the manual for $350 and non-members can purchase it for $450. This manual provides best-practice guidelines applicable to asphalt shingle, clay and concrete tile, metal shingle and synthetic component, slate, and wood shake and wood shingle roof systems used in steep-slope applications. Each section includes information about roof decks, underlayments, materials, design and installation. The metal shingle and synthetic component roof systems section includes additional general technical information and construction details.