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Find a CRCA Roofing Contractor TodayThere are over 300 members of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association. CRCA Member Contractors install, service and supply low slope and steep slope roofing - all occupancies - as well as waterproofing and dampproofing, air barriers in Chicago, Illinois and beyond. Need help choosing a contractor for a project ?  Check out the Member Specialty Page to learn more about how to purchase these critical services.

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CRCA is Illinois' Trade Association for Contractors, Manufacturers, Distributors, Manufacturers Representatives, Allied Services Suppliers and Consultants. CRCA Members and others, to meet and tackle issues important to the steep and low slope roofing industry and waterproofing industry.

CRCA Today, keeps you up to date on the latest technical, code and industry information. 

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

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CRCA Member Contractors are the best choice for all rooftops including Vegetative Roofs. When CRCA Members manage the process from the deck up, the roof gets done right and priced competitively. CRCA Members 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 Vegetative Garden Roofing Video

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7/18/16: Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 CRCA Industry Day Golf Outing and a special thanks to all our sponsors! Learn More...

7/8/16: CRCA Emerging Leaders event on Thursday, August 25 at Level 257 in Schaumburg! Sign up today! Learn More...

7/1/16: The Horton Group presents a safety seminar "Warning! OSHA on Steroids!" Learn More...

6/27/16: City of Chicago releases new code memorandum for roof requirements. Learn More...

6/22/16: CRCA at Kane County Cougars August 13! Learn More...

6/14/16: Malarkey Roofing Products releases two new high-profile shingles. Learn more...

6/13/16: A big thank you to all the sponsors of the CRCA 2016 Industry Day Golf Outing. Learn more...

6/13/16: The Horton Group's Summer 2016 Speaker presents "How Contractors Succeed and Which Trends are Emerging for the Future," on June 22. Learn More and Register Today...

6/3/16: Malarkey Roofing Products celebrates 60 years. Learn more...

6/1/16: McElroy Metal updates website. Learn more...

5/31/16: Thoughts and Prayers for family of long time CRCA Member, Mike Adler.  For the obituary and to learn more.

5/27/16: Check out CRCA's Resources Page for new info about Chicago's Building and Energy Codes.

5/25/16: City of Chicago releases new required data fields for online building permit applications. Learn more...

5/24/16: The Roofing License Exemptions Bill passed both Houses. Learn more...

5/23/16: Malarkey Roofing Products welcomes new sales representatives.

5/17/16: CRCA's presentation at CSI Chicago Chapter Roundtable about Structural Lightweight Concrete issues and roofs and NRCA's Postion Paper handout capture today's program.

5/17/16: CRCA awards two scholarships. Learn more...

5/17/16: McElroy Metal announces 2016 product catalog.

5/12/2016: CRCA Contractor and Associate Members - Energy Code Requirements have changed for both new construction and existing buildings. Visit the Industry Resources Page now for the latest info that helps you understand the requirements.

5/11/16: Check out CRCA's response to Tom Hutchinson's Article that criticizes CRCA for requesting less insulation thicknesses due to flashing height issues on existing buildings.

5/10/16: CRCA's Industry Affiars Committee, Steep and Shingle Committee & Bill McHugh spoke at NWBOCA's Membership Meeting.  Check out the CRCA Energy Code Presentation from the meeting.  

5/9/16: CRCA Speaks at CSI Chicago Chapter Roundtable next week about Structural Lightweight Concrete issues and roofs. Visit CSI Chicago's website to register.

5/3/16: Malarkey Expands Video Library. Learn more....

5/2/16: Support Safety! Participate in this week's OSHA Nationwide Safety Stand-Down.  Visit for info!

4/26/16: CRCA's Bill McHugh was at last weeks ICC Code Development Hearings supporting CRCA's Proposals for insulation requirements on existing buildings. Watch CRCA Today for more info. 

4/21/16: CRCA's Industry Affairs Committee gets key City of Chicago Code Clarifications on Ice Barriers and more. Check out the CRCA Resources Page for details.

CRCA's continued advocacy efforts at the City of Chicago, ICC, NFPA and other groups helps members be professional. Join CRCA and be in the middle of it all.

4/20/16: CRCA Member TMJ Architectural LLC wins local award! Learn more...

4/18/16: Mark your calendars now for CRCA's  Trade Show & Seminars, January 19 & 20, 2017.  There's always room for attendees at the show!

4/14/16: RegiserToday for May 20th CRCA Sox Tickets!  Deadline: 4/22/16! Learn more...

4/13/16: CRCA Emerging Leader Technical Panel Event April 21, at PunchBowl Social, Schaumburg. Register Online Today!

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4/13/16: CRCA May 17th Membership Meeting & Dinner. Register Online!

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4/12/16: Kim Kwasiborski, SJ Mallein has been appointed to serve on 2016 CRCA Board. The board thanks Dominic Marino for time spent in 2016!

4/11/16: 2017 CRCA Trade Show & Seminars Exhibitor Space is sold out!  Learn more...

3/28/2016: CRCA's Bill McHugh presented the IL Energy Code for Roofing at CSI's Chicago Chapter Meeting March 22. CRCA Members Only Resources have a complete article on the new code requirements. Forgot your password? Email CRCA to get it now!

3/21/16: ABC Supply's Matt Cooper promoted to VP West Coast.  More...

3/18/2016: CRCA's Trade Show Committee met 3/16/2016 to continue planning the 2017 CRCA Trade Show & Seminars. Mark your calendar now!

3/14/2016: CRCA's Legislative Consultant Magaret Vaughan has been hard at work meeting with legislators via face to face and teleconference to improve the IL Roofing Licesning Laws that affects about 1,000 companies.

3/8/2016: Great message from today's CRCA Membership Luncheon. Christine Clearwater, Drug Free Solutions, LLC, talked about drug policies. "Build a policy and use it. It's a substance abuse prevention program." CRCA Members, Christine's presentation will be in the Members Only section, tomorrow for download.

3/7/16: Korellis Roofing wins NRCA Gold Circle Award.  More.....

3/1/16: Chicago's Crane Operator Ordinance takes effect today.  CRCA's Industry Affairs Committee met with Chicago's Blg. Commissioner and suggested improvements to benefit the City of Chicago and Contractors. Check out the Crane Article in CRCA Today's last issue.

2/29/16: Duro-Last earns Leading Sustainability Certification. 

2/29/16: 2017 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar Exibitor Contracts to be mailed on 3/4/16. Questions? Contact CRCA for more info.

2/29/16: NRCA announced the 2016/17 Officers and Directors. Those directors who are also CRCA members include: Alex Hernandez (Clark Roofing Co.) as Vice President, George Patterson (Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.) and Rod Petrick (Ridgeworth Roofing Co.) as Directors.  To learn more, visit NRCA's website.

2/24/2016: CRCA particiapted in the NRCA's Affiliate Executive Council meetings at the International Roofing Expo last week. We enjoy relationships with other roofing contractor organizations around the US and Canada.

2/17/16: NRCA announced today that negotiations are underway with retiring CEO Bill Good's replacement, Rep Reid Ribble (R-WI).  Ribble, a former NRCA Pres., is past pres. of The Ribble Group Inc., a WI roofing contracting firm.

Bill Good speaks at 2016 CRCA Trade Show & Seminar Industry Breakfast

2/10/2016: CRCA welcomes the following new members: Kreiling Roofing, Prate Roofing & Installation, Star Roofing, CUPA Pizarras, Insulfoam, Lift Works, Inc., Midwest Diversified Products, Inc. and MTech Roofing Solutions.

2/9/2016: Visit CRCA's Members Only Section to download the Energy Code Presentation. Learn how much insulation shall be used?  New Construction? Roof Recover? Roof Replacement? Roof Repair? What insulation R-Value is required? Air Barrier? 

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!

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