NORTH EAST ROOFING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
The North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) represents premier roofing professionals. Our territory is made up of the northeast region including: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
This site is for the roofing contractor as well as architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, developers, business owners, and general contractors. We have hundreds of Contractor members and Associate members representing a wide segment of the roofing industry. Our Association provides training to roof professionals on a variety of topics. We also hold one of the biggest roofing conventions in the country.Join Now Pay Your Dues
94th Annual Convention & Trade Show Postponed
It is with deep regret I inform you that, together with NERCA’s Executive Board & NERCA Staff, we have POSTPONED NERCA’s 94th Annual Convention & Trade Show that was set to take place next week at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Over the past few weeks, NERCA’s leadership & staff have been monitoring regional and worldwide developments related to COVID-19. With many countries recommending self-quarantine and currently a handful of North East region states, including the State of New Jersey, have declared a State of Emergency. It is no longer practical nor ethical to continue with our annual Convention.
While this was not an easy decision, and unprecedented in NERCA’s history, we feel it is in the best interest of safety and well-being of our membership, vendors, speakers and the public at-large to reschedule the show. A RESCHEDULE date is TBD.
As disappointed as we are that we will not be together in Atlantic City, we want to thank everyone for their continued support of NERCA and hope to see everyone in good health at our rescheduled convention.
Bradley Sontz, NERCA President
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Featured EventsNERCA 2020 Convention & Trade Show Postponed - March 17
Due to an abundance of caution, the 94th Annual Convention & Trade Show is going to be postponed. It was a difficult decision for NERCA’s Executive Committee and Staff, but ultimately the safety of our members, exhibitors, and attendees had to come first.
We will be announcing new show dates in the coming weeks, so please keep an eye out.
Attendee Registrations will be refunded after completing and submitting the form below by May 1, 2020. For questions from exhibitors, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Refund Request Form_
Watch Out That Drone Has A Nail Gun!
In a paper entitled “Nailed It: Automonous Roofing with a Nailgun-Equipped Octocopter”, University of Michigan Engineering students sought to demonstrate the possibility of drones nailing down shingles on a roof without requiring a human operator.
2020 NEREF Scholarship Open!
The North East Roofing Educational Foundation (NEREF) has established this scholarship program to assist employees, immediate family members of employees or immediate family of NERCA members, who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college, technical and vocational programs. Fifteen scholarships will be awarded this year in the amount of $3,000 each.
For further information, please contact Patsy Sweeney at the association office either by telephone, fax or email at email@example.com. We thank you for your cooperation.
NEW: Rhode Island Commercial Roofing Contractors License
January 22, 2020
The RI Contractors’ Registration and Licensing Board has announced that as of January 1, 2020, it will begin issuing new professional licenses, mandated by the General Assembly years ago, for the building and construction industries. The new disciplines which must become licensed include commercial roofing contractors, building inspectors, and other trades. Contractors have until April
2019 Scholarship Recipients
August 14, 2019
The North East Roofing Educational Foundation (NEREF) Trustees announce 2019 scholarship recipients On June 8, 2019 the NEREF Trustees met to approve the recipients of the annual NEREF scholarships. The trustees are pleased to announce the following awards: The recipient of the Robert W. Therrien Sr., Scholarship is Isabella Crotta of Northford, Connecticut. Isabella will