Organization Sites 

 

CODES AND STANDARDS

Organizations which can provide information about building codes, energy codes, and standards used in the roofing industry.

American National Standards Institute

ASTM International

British Standards Institution

Building Codes Assistance Project - Dedicated to the adoption, implementation, and advancement of building energy codes.

Building Code Directory by State (US) - CMD's (Formerly Reed Construction Data) Building Code Reference Library

Cool Roof Rating Council

International Code Council - "dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes."

Miami-Dade County - Regulatory and Economic Resources

National House Building Council (UK)

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (US)

Standards Australia

Standards Council of Canada

Standards New Zealand

U. S. Department of Energy - Building Energy Codes Program

GOVERNMENT

Government agencies/organizations with information relevant to the roofing industry.

California Energy Commission

DSIRE - Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency - A comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Energy Star (US Environmental Protection Agency)

Miami-Dade County - Regulatory and Economic Resources

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (US)

National Research Council Canada

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (US)

Texas Department of Insurance (Wind)

US Department of Energy

US Department of Energy - Building Energy Codes Program

US Department of Transportation

US Environmental Protection Agency

US General Services Administration (GSA)

MATERIALS

Organizations which can provide information about materials used in roofing and related industries.

Adhesives: The Adhesive and Sealant Council

Aluminum: The Aluminum Association

Asphalt: Asphalt Institute

Asphalt: Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association

Brick: Brick Industry Association

Cast Stone: Cast Stone Institute

Cedar: Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau

Cedar: Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

Cellulose: Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association

Cement: Center for Advanced Cement-Based Materials

Cement: Portland Cement Association

Concrete: American Concrete Institute

Concrete: Expanded Shale, Clay, and Slate Institute

Concrete: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

Concrete: International Concrete Repair Institute

Concrete: National Concrete Masonry Association

Concrete: National Precast Concrete Association

Concrete: Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Copper: Copper Development Association

EIFS: EIFS Industry Members Association

EPDM: EPDM Roofing Association

EPS: EPS Industry Alliance

Fabric: Fabric Structures Association

Fiberboard: North American Fiberboard Association

Gypsum: Gypsum Association

Insulation: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

Iron: American Iron and Steel Institute

Metal: Metal Construction Association

Metal: Metal Roofing Alliance

Paint: Paint Quality Institute

Plastics: Society of the Plastics Industry

Polyisocyanurate: Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association

Polystyrene: EPS Industry Alliance

Polystyrene: Extruded Polystyrene Foam Association

Polyurethanes: Center for the Polyurethanes Industry

Polyurethanes: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance

Portland Cement: Portland Cement Association

PVC: Chemical Fabrics and Film Association, Vinyl Roofing Division

Rubber: Rubber Manufacturers Association

Sealant: The Adhesive and Sealant Council

Slag: National Slag Association

Slate: National Slate Association

Spray Polyurethane Foam: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance

Steel: American Iron and Steel Institute

Steel: Steel Deck Institute

Teflon (PTFE): Fabric Structures Association

Thatch - Conservation of Traditional Thatch Group

Tile: Tile Roofing Institute

Tilt-up Panels: Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Vinyl: Vinyl Siding Institute

Wood: Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau

Wood: Engineered Wood Association

Wood: Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

PROFESSIONAL

Organizations which can provide information related to specific professions which are involved in the roofing industry.

American Institute of Architects

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Home Inspectors

Association of Consultant Architects (UK)

Association for Facilities Engineering

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (UK)

RCI, Incorporated (Formerly the Roof Consultants Institute)