Monthly trade journal features news and information for business owners and managers, with special features including the "State of the Industry Report" which discusses current business conditions and the outlook for the low-slope and steep-slope roofing markets, and the "Top 100 Contractors" report which ranks the top 100 firms by annual sales. Digital editions are available online with registration.
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for industry professionals, with topics covered in each issue including industry news and events, business management, product trends, technical issues, new product and services, workplace safety, liability insurance, and legislative and regulatory developments. Selected articles from current and prior issues are available with online registration.
NRCA Market Survey
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Annual market survey provides insights on trends in the low-slope and steep-slope markets in terms of type of work performed (e.g., new installation, roof replacement, and repair and maintenance) and materials used (e.g., TPO membranes, EPDM membranes, asphalt shingles, and polyisocyanurate insulation), and also includes information on roof cover board and photovoltaic systems installations.
Commercial Roofing Materials
Market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of commercial products used in the North American market, with products covered in the report including asphalt shingles, building-integrated photovoltaic, built-up roof, clay and concrete tile, ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), metal, modified bitumen, polyvinyl chloride, spray polyurethane foam, and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO).
Residential Roofing Materials
Market research report provides a comprehensive analysis of residential products used in the North American market, with product lines covered in the report including asphalt shingles ( e.g., traditional, three-tab, laminated/architectural), building-integrated photovoltaic, clay and concrete tile, ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), metal, polymer composite, slate, and wood shakes and shingles.
Comprehensive research study provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by product type (e.g., asphalt shingles, bituminous low-slope, metal panel, elastomeric, plastic, tile, wood shingles and shakes), market (e.g., residential, commercial), application (e.g., new construction, replacement), and geographic region.
Comprehensive market research report analyzes U.S. demand for building siding in terms of million squares for the residential and nonresidential markets, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by type of material (e.g., aluminum, brick, concrete, hardboard, fiber cement, stone, stucco, vinyl, and wood), market (e.g., residential, nonresidential), and geographic region.
Catalina Research First Look report provides historical and forecast sales data for this product sector, with topics covered in the report including U.S. sales and growth analysis, manufacturer shipments by product category (e.g., wood, metal, vinyl, and nonmetallic), product mix and price trends, residential versus commercial sales, factors driving market demand, and industry outlook and five-year forecast.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual survey provides common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for sheet metal and air conditioning contractors, with survey data reported by primary line of business (e.g., architectural, custom fabrication, HVAC, industrial, mechanical, residential), geographic region, and revenue size. Reports are available to members only; contact association for more information.
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by firms in this sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with occupational categories covered in the survey including roofers, roofers helpers, and sheet metal workers who install, repair, and replace roof materials and roof drainage systems for commercial and residential customers.
Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions, such as project manager, estimator, roofer, and laborer, for firms that install, repair, and replace roofs and roof drainage systems for commercial and residential buildings, with employers for which wage data is provided including Centimark Corporation, Tecta America Corporation, and Baker Roofing Company.