Advancing the Roofing Industry with Education Initiatives and NRCA’s ProCertification® Program Part 2
In this three-part article, members of the Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), are discussing ways that the roofing industry can effectively advance through training and education initiatives and a nationwide certification program.
Advancing the Roofing Industry with Education Initiatives and NRCA’s ProCertification® Program Part 1
Roofing companies are faced with the considerable challenge of recruiting the next generation of roofing professionals. Technology will play a key role in not only attracting roofing professionals but also retaining them through interactive online-based education programs.
How a National Student Roofing Competition Helps Advance the Roofing Industry Part 3
Construction management programs typically do not focus on providing students with an education specific to roofing. A national competition that is designed for undergraduates to consider the challenges of taking on a roofing project gives the participants firsthand knowledge regarding roofing.
How a National Student Roofing Competition Helps Advance the Roofing Industry Part 2
In order to qualify for the Roofing Alliance’s Construction Management Competition, each team member is required to be enrolled as an undergraduate at the college they represent in the competition.
A Brief Overview of Roofing Industry Studies Funded by the Roofing Alliance Part 2
Roofing industry studies have the potential to improve roof technology and spur roofing innovation. The Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), funds these types of studies to help drive the roofing industry toward a bright future.
A Brief Overview of Roofing Industry Studies Funded by the Roofing Alliance Part 1
Leaders in the roofing industry understand the importance of roofing industry studies. Roofing industry studies seek answers to pressing questions like: Which new building practices can be adopted to help the roofing industry improve sustainability?
How Construction Management Degrees Launch Careers in the Roofing Industry Part 2
The United States is one of the largest construction markets worldwide. Roofing and construction projects have accelerated to the point that companies often find the greatest challenge is meeting the demand.
How Construction Management Degrees Launch Careers in the Roofing Industry Part 1
As the roofing and construction industries continue to experience an alarming shortage of workers, wages for skilled trades positions continue to increase.
Recruitment Efforts in the Roofing Industry Part 2
After a recession that resulted in thousands of talented contractors and skilled workers leaving the construction industry nearly a decade ago, the construction industry continues to see record growth in employment opportunities.
3 Ways to Strengthen the Roofing Industry
Although the global roofing market is expected to grow by 4 percent by 2022, the existing skills gap has slowed the expansion of this vital industry.