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NRCA Releases Building Codes Manual



The manual is designed to assist roofing professionals in using model building codes and understanding the roofing-related provisions they contain


By CP Editorial Staff   Design & Construction

The National Roofing Contactors Association (NRCA) will release The NRCA Building Codes Manual, Third Edition, in March. The manual is designed to assist roofing professionals in using model building codes and understanding the roofing-related provisions they contain.

The manual provides detailed analyses of building-code requirements for specific roof system types contained in the: International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code, 2006 Edition; ICC's International Residential Building Code, 2006 Edition; and the 2006 edition of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) NFPA 5000: Building Construction and Safety Code.

The manual also lists roofing-related standards referenced in the model building codes, as well as contact information for building-code-related organizations and government agencies having building code adoption authority in all 50 states and 54 U.S. cities.

The NRCA Building Codes Manual, 2006 Edition costs $95 for NRCA members and $175 for nonmembers. For more information about the manual or to order a copy, call (866) 275-6722 or visit http://shop.nrca.net.




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