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NRCA Releases Update To Metal Roof Panel Manual

nrca-roofing-manual-2016Rosemont, IL - In an effort to provide the roofing industry with the most extensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to metal panel and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof systems, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems - 2016. The new volume updates the 2012 volume under the same title and serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants.

Comprised of two sections, the 2016 volume can be referenced in low- and steep-slope roof system applications.

The Metal Panel Roof Systems section includes guidelines applicable to metal and metal panel roof systems, substrates, architectural metal panel systems, structural metal panel roof systems and 83 construction details.

The SPF Roof Systems section includes information about materials, design considerations, application and design guidelines, as well as 71 construction details.

The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems - 2016 is best used the other volumes of The NRCA Roofing Manual: The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems - 2015; The NRCA Roofing Manual: Architectural Metal Flashing, Condensation and Air Leakage Control, and Reroofing - 2014; and The NRCA Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems - 2013.

The 2016 volume and boxed set can be purchased at

Members may also receive free electronic access to the 2016 Manual with the NRCA App and through the NRCA Bookstore.

About NRCA

NRCA_logoThe National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and a 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 more information, visit

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