CRCA is a local trade association of roofing and waterproofing
contractors in the greater Chicagoland area. Contractors,
manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers representatives,
consultants and others are members of CRCA, where they
come together to discuss and tackle issues important to
the roofing industry.
CRCA serves the greater construction,
roofing and waterproofing industries in the Chicagoland
Area through volunteer members who donate significant
amounts of time to the association. Current activities
- Industry Affairs –
CRCA worked with the City of Chicago to develop an
implementation strategy for roof reflectivity that
is attainable by the industry. CRCA is also actively
discussing a trade specific license program for roofing
and waterproofing contractors to help protect citizens
from substandard practices. Additionally, the group
is working to communicate industry needs while understanding
the City of Chicago and surrounding suburban area
desires as well.
- Safety – CRCA
Implemented the Chicagoland Roofing Safety Partnership
with OSHA, setting a quantifiable standard for safety.
- Active – CRCA
is active, with several membership meetings throughout
the year where industry issues are presented and discussed.
And, CRCA’s Trade Show is the Low and Steep Slope Roofing and Waterproofing
Industry’s Premier Event in greater Chicagoland.
CRCA’s Golf Outing means fun for our industry,
while the CRCA Annual Awards Banquet recognizes volunteer
yearly and lifetime achievements.
- Diverse – CRCA
has integrated both union and non union roofing and
waterproofing contractors into the association in
addition to the manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers
reps, consultants and others who are part of the association.
- Bright Future –
CRCA’s future is bright as many new programs
are underway that will continue to promote the Specialty
Roofing and Waterproofing Contractor Concept.
Additionally, many other issues including Health, Welfare
and Roofing Contractor, Roofer and Public Safety, Technical
Issues such as Roof Reflectivity, New Technologies,
Garden Roofing, Legal and other pertinent roofing and
waterproofing topics have been and will be addressed
by CRCA. Join us as we promote and work to improve our