The Roofing Industry and the Environment

The Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), is a rapidly growing membership-based organization that provides funding to address critical issues in the roofing industry. This includes roofing education, training, and technology. The Roofing Alliance also supports effective, environmentally conscious building practices, like sustainable roof design. From funding advanced education programs to partnering with national charities to investing in comprehensive research studies, the Roofing Alliance is committed to the advancement of the roofing industry.

What is the Roofing Alliance?

Founded in 1996 within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF), the Roofing Alliance is the Foundation of NRCA.  Membership consists of contractors, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers that are dedicated to funding projects and initiatives that enhance the future of the roofing industry. This collective forum of roofing professionals is defined by four core values.

Sustainability: The Roofing Alliance supports the development of environmentally conscious and sustainable designs. As part of their research funding efforts, members of the Roofing Alliance have invested in research projects that support sustainable construction design applications.

Education and Training: To combat the labor shortage problem, the Roofing Alliance provides funding for education and training opportunities to the next generation of roofing professionals. By partnering with distinguished universities, offering scholarship opportunities, hosting an annual construction management competition, and providing funding for NRCA’s ProCertification™ program, the Roofing Alliance provides mentorship to the next generation of roofing professionals.  

Technology: Roofing Alliance members have provided funding to both preserve and enhance the roofing industry. The organization has partnered with universities and national roofing organizations to fund research, education, and technical innovation. 

Philanthropy: Supporting charitable causes is a vital part of the Roofing Alliance’s membership goals. Whether it’s partnering with national charities like the Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) or sponsoring National Women in Roofing (NWIR) to numerous scholarship and awards programs that help those in the roofing community, the Roofing Alliance is dedicated to giving back.   

Sustainable Roof Design for the Future

Roofing Alliance members are passionate about the roofing industry and are proud to support innovation that can help the industry enhance their performance and create environmentally sustainable roofing systems in the future. As a collective forum of successful roofing professionals, membership participation is critical within the Roofing Alliance to help ensure the future of the roofing industry. The Roofing Alliance is the perfect vehicle for roofing professionals that want to positively impact the environment and shape the future of the roofing industry.  

Membership opportunities with the Roofing Alliance are available to all roofing professionals. For more information on our organization’s objectives or how you can make a commitment to the Roofing Alliance, please contact us today.