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Members Only Resources include: Code (Chicago, Municipal and other), Legislative Updates, Contractor Resources and more!  Need your Password?  Call CRCA at 708-449-3340.  To Register for an event, vist the CRCA Events Page today!

Find a CRCA Roofing Contractor TodayThere are over 300 members of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association. CRCA Member Contractors apply a large percentage of roofing, waterproofing and dampproofing, air - barriers in Chicago and the Northern Illinois Area. Search for a CRCA contractor.

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CRCA is a trade association of roofing and waterproofing contractors in the greater Chicagoland area and beyond.

Contractors, manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers representatives and consultants are members of CRCA, where they come together to tackle issues important to the roofing industry.

From single ply to built up, modified bitumen and other roof membranes covered with reflective surfaces, gravel - ballast, or complete garden roofing systems, and photovoltaic solar panels, CRCA Members provide and service them all.

Not a member? Check out CRCA's Membership Video and see why you should join CRCA.

CRCA's Magazine, CRCA Today, the Magazine of Roofing and Waterproofing in Chicago and Beyond, keeps you up to date.  Subscribe today! Ads welcome.

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CRCA Member Contractors are the best choice, the one call, one responsibility for all rooftops including vegetative. When we manage the process, from the deck up, the roof gets done right, and priced competitively. We are the single source for the building owner and manager to turn to at installation, then for the lifetime of the roof system. Watch CRC's Garden Roofing Video

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Chicagoland CAC-RCI Members - Get answers to your roofing questions from the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association! Helpline for Roof Consultants

2/7/2016: Tuesday is the day for some relationship building, and NEW Energy Code unscrambling.

How much insulation shall be used?  New Construction? Roof Recover? Roof Replacement? Roof Repair? What insulation R-Value is required? Air Barrier? 

Get answers on Illinois' adoption of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code at CRCA's Feb. 9 Membership and Luncheon Meeting.

To register, call CRCA at 708-449-3340

2/2/2016: The International Roofing Expo is coming quick.  Next to CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars, this is the biggest event we know of. Don't miss it and NRCA's Annual Convention.

1/30/2016: Roofing Week in Chicago was great capped off by a fabulous CRCA Trade Show & Seminars! We had excellent education, exhibits and building relationships. Check out the Presentations online now! 

Missed the event? Check out why you need to attend next year at CRCA's YouTube Channel


1/22/2016: Thanks to CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars 130+ Exhibitors and 9 Presenters for another great CRCA 2016 Trade Show & Seminars .

1/14/2016: Thanks Alex Doberstein, CRCA Contracts and Insurance Committee, for a great webinar today on the employer reporting requirements for the Affordable Care Act. Check out the presentation at the CRCA Members Only page.  Not a member? Join CRCA and get this and many other benefits.

1/10/16: REGISTER TODAY for Weds.1/ 20 CRCA Emerging Leader Reception Event, Drury Lane's Hilton Suites Lobby, 5-7 pm!


1/11/16: Check Out the newest issue of CRCA Today Magazine!  Get a preview of the CRCA Trade Show & Seminars and other great articles.

1/10/16: CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars offers the latest in roofing info for 2016. Continuing Education on the new 2015 International Energy Conservation Code adopted in Illinois, technical issues with rooftop reflectivity, structural lightweight concrete, insulation facers and more. REGISTER Now!  

1/5/16: REGISER TODAY for the Jan. 14 CRCA Member Webinar: ACA Employer Reporting Requirements. Don't miss it...the Feb. 1st ACA Reporting Deadline is around the corner!

12/22/2015: Malarkey Roofing Products announces GreenCircle Certified, LLC Waste Diversion from Landfill certification and Safety Milestones.

12/17/2015: The State of Illinois' Joint Committee on Adminstrative Rules (JCAR) voted on the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) adoption and its effective date. The IECC 2015 goes into affect for buildings and roofs with permits applied for on or after 1/1/2016. Hear the whole story at CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars Friday, Jan. 21.

12/7/2015: CRCA's Meetings Dec. 2, 3 with the City of Chicago and State of Illinois results in better understanding of crane operator certification and new energy codes. Don't miss CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars to hear first hand how to comply.

12/4/15: CRCA Honors with 2015 Awards: Clyde Scott - Bill Lynch of Olsson Roofing, Award of Excellence - Pat Runnion of Runnion Equipment, Safety - Riddiford Roofing Company and Associate of the Year - North Coast Roofing Systems. Congratulations!

12/2/15: McElroy Metal introduces new metal roofing profile: Milan Shingle.

11/30/15: CRCA 2016 Scholarship Application now available. Applications due to CRCA office by March 4, 2016.

11/18/15: CRCA member, Soprema, announces Soprema Scholarship Program.  Applications due Jan. 31, 2016.

11/17/15: Richard Branch, Dodge Data Analytics presented 2015 Economic Outlook at CRCA meeting.  Login to CRCA Members Only portal to download presentation.

11/9/15: International Leak Detection launches new intelligent roof monitoring system.

11/4/15: Metalmaster Roofmaster announces new Executive VP and celebrates their 38th Anniversary.


10/27/15: Malarkey Roofing Products announces sales team expansion in Western, Southern and Midwest Territories.

10/12/15: EcoStar announces two products earn Energy Star Qualification.

10/12/15: Drexel Metals announces partnership with Autodesk, Inc. to provide product information and 3D viewing options to customers.

10/1/15: Read the September 30th E-News for code updates, membership events, new members and much more!

9/21/15: CRCA Member Mule-Hide Products announces Silicone Roof Coating System.

9/16/15: Missed the Sept. 15 Member Lunch/Safety Update by Frank Marino of Safety Check?  Log into the "Members Only" section and view the presentation.  Need your user ID and Password?  Contact

Frank Marino presents Safety Update

9/1/15: Hunter Panels announces several Hinged Target Sump Panels are now standard products.  Price Increase effective Septermber 1, 2015.

8/31/15: Building Owners and Managers, check your roof now. Energy codes will require more insulation than ever. Visit CRCA's Member List for the best contractors.

8/27/15: Gov. Rauner signs extension to IL Roofing Licensing ACT for 10 more years

8/20/15: RM Lucas announces New Headquarters, R&D and Manufacturing Facility in Alsip, IL.

8/20/15: Malarkey announces Roof Designer App now available for Android.

8/6/15: Sno Gem announces new Sno Barricade System for TPO and PVC membranes.

8/3/15: Storm Damaged Grayslake HS Roof repaired by CRCA Member Waukegan Roofing, Inc.

8/3/15: Malarkey Roofing Products announces new Malarkey Certified Contractor Search Portal and two new color options for Windsor Shingles.

7/29/15: If the Joint Committee on Adminstrative Rules completes it's adoption process on time, the Energy Codes in Illinois change Nov. 30 for commercial buildings.

Advise your clients that they save equivalent of R-5 by purchasing a roof now.  CRCA Members provide the best roofs, anywhere!

7/1/15: The City of Chicago's Crane Operator Ordinance Regulations start effective September 15. Check out the CRCA Resources Page for important info.

6/25/15: McElroy Metal announces standing seam system to recover asphalt shingles.

6/18/15: OSHA promotes Protecting Roofing Worker Resource

6/10/15: CRCA Past President, Chris Adler, Adler Roofing & Sheet Metal, continues to serve the NRCA Board of Directors


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