CODES AND STANDARDS
Organizations which can provide information about building codes, energy codes, and standards used in the roofing industry.
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
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."
Government agencies/organizations with information relevant to the roofing industry.
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.
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
Brick: Brick Industry Association
Cast Stone: Cast Stone Institute
Cement: Portland Cement Association
Concrete: American Concrete 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
EPDM: EPDM Roofing Association
Fabric: Fabric Structures Association
Fiberboard: North American Fiberboard Association
Gypsum: Gypsum 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
Rubber: Rubber Manufacturers Association
Sealant: The Adhesive and Sealant Council
Slate: National Slate Association
Spray Polyurethane Foam: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Steel: Steel Deck Institute
Teflon (PTFE): Fabric Structures Association
Tile: Tile Roofing Institute
Tilt-up Panels: Tilt-Up Concrete Association
Vinyl: Vinyl Siding Institute
Organizations which can provide information related to specific professions which are involved in the roofing industry.