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Chicagoland Roofing Council Professional Contractor Firms are partnered with the International Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Local No. 11 for work unparalleled in Quality, Value and Service.

The Chicagoland Roofing Council (CRC) is the Industry Advancement and Research Fund from the union affiliated CRCA Contractor Firms signatory to the International Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Local No. 11.

Should your business go Green?

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It's a business decision, yet an environmental decision. Consider the impact of city ordinances, building codes, tax benefits and energy costs. Chicagoland Roofing Council and Local 11 Roofers Union want to be part of your Green Roofing Project

The Chicagoland Roofing Council understands all types of Green.  Reflective Colors, Ballast for Mass, Effect savings, Vegetative Green Roofs, Photovoltaic and other Solar Panels, how they affect the roof, and more.

Let CRC's Green Roofing Professionals guide you through your installation of environmentally friendly roofing. Professional, Licensed, Bonded, Insured, trained Contractors can help you with all your roofing decisions.

CRC News

October 5, 2016: CRC's Member Contractors are the best for all types of roofing construction. CRC Contractors have the best trained, safe, mandatory drug-tested workforce in the industry. This means a great roof competitively priced, that doesn't leak.

Sept. 15, 2016: CRC leaders have been meeting with the City of Chicago's Commissioner to show how qualified CRC Contractors' personnel are at operating boom and knuckle boom crane trucks. 

Aug.. 10, 2016: CRC Leaders serve on the Boards at the national level for the roofing indstry. Whether NRCA, MRCA, the International Union, CRC Leaders make a difference.

July 5, 2016: CRC's Member Contractors build great roofs of all types.  Check out  why they are the best there are in roofing expertise. 

June 28, 2016: CRC's leadership worked with the City of Chicago on new definitions and clarifications to the Chicago Buildilng Code roofing section.  Check out the new info.

May 10, 2016: Building Owners & Managers, CRC Members undestand the new Building and Energy Codes both in the City of Chicago and also thorughout Illinois.  Visit CRC's Member List for quality, licensed contractors.

April 27, 2016: CRC awards five scholarships.  To learn more...

April 26, 2016: CRC's Bill McHugh participated at the ICC's Code Development Hearings in Louisville, KY. CRC's always advocating for value to the building owner and manager through innovation and a leak free roof.

April 15, 2016: Chicagoland Roofing Council Members lead other organizations too. CRC's Labor Committee member Rod Petrick serves on NRCA's Board with CRC Member George Patterson. Both provide a Chicago voice to NRCA.

March 30, 2016: Chicagoland Roofing Council Members "get it " when it comes to building roofs that don't leak and are economical.  Check out CRC's Member List. for the best roofing contractors.

February 24, 2016: CRC Leaders Chris Adler, Rod Petrick, George Patterson, Paul Shah, Dave Wehrle and others all participated in NRCA's Union Contractor Council meetings at the International Roofing Expo.

January 10, 2016: Visit the Chicagoland Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Training Center's booth at the CRCA Trade Show & Seminars.

January 1, 2016: The State of Illinois adopted the new 2015 International Energy Conservation Code for projects where permits are applied for after 12/31/2015. Need info? Contact a CRC Roofing Contractor who can step you through the insulation and roof selection process. 

December 15 , 2015: 2016 Scholarship applications now available to High School Seniors who are dependants of any

Local #11 contractor, office or field personnel.

November 15, 2015: CRC's Rod Petrick and Jim Petry serve on the Illinois Roofing Contractor Licensing Board. They meet in December.

October 10, 2015: CRC leaders meet with the City of Chicago Building Department each year. Subjects include codes, cranes, sidewalk permitting, and more.

September 21 , 2015: Building Owners & Managers, check your roof now.  Energy Codes will soon require more insulation than ever.  Visit CRC's Member List for the quality, licensed contractors.

August 27 , 2015: Gov. Rauner signs extension to IL Roofing Licensing Act for 10 more years.

May 15, 2015: CRC congratulates the 2015 Class of Journeymen Roofers after 5 years of training!

April 28, 2015: Check out the article on Roof Insulation Facers in the Spring Issue of CRCA Today. The study by SRI's Matt Dupuis was funded by the Chicagoland Roofing Council. 

March 10, 2015: Spring thaw is starting. CRC Contractors can survey your roof to assess damage from this rough winter we've had. Visit CRC's Member List for contractors who can help you.

February 15, 2015: CRC's Contractors know roofs. Call on them if roofs need shoveling, leaks start appearing.

January 30, 2015: The Chicagoland Roofing Council Contractors continue to lead through funding research about moisture and insulation facers. We're writing an article on this cutting edge research for CRCA Today.

December 10, 2014: The Chicagoland Roofing Council (CRC) Roofing Contractor Members and Workers watched with concern for life and property as the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant fire occurred.  The day's event at the restaurant thankfully had no injuries.

After the Great Chicago Fire in the 1870's, CRC Members helped rebuild the City with its resources and inventions. CRC Members offer our collective knowledge, expertise, resources and cooperation again, as we have in the past.

November 20, 2014: CRC is preparing code testimony for the State of IL's adaption of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.

October 22, 2014: CRC Members use the NRCA's CERTA program to educate the workforce on working with torches. 

September 30 , 2014: CRC Member Rod Petrick presented IL Energy Code for Roofs - Now and into the Future at the ALA Conference at Drury Lane.

August 4, 2014: Think Snow!  What'? It's August.  CRC Contractors provide the best roofs and at great prices. Check out the Member List of Professional Roofing Contractors who can get your roof ready for winter.

July 22, 2014: CRC's Leaders met with the International Roofers and Waterproofers Union's Kinsey Robinson, other industry leaders at the Union Roofing Contractor Council.  Discussion centered on the value provided by professional CRC Member and other Contractors Nationally.

April 28, 2014: CRC Articles provide excellent educational materials. Check them out.

January 16, 2014: CRC presents the IL Energy Code Clarifications Presentation at CSI's Northern Illinois Chapter Jan. 16.

Want to learn about Roofing Code Requirements in Chicago and beyond? What about Garden, Reflective and Ballasted Roofs & Energy Requirements? 

Visit the Resources pages or click on important links below to learn more.

Recent News & Education:

CRC's Rod Petrick spoke at Building Green Chicago, April 2012. Check out the CRC Presentation.

CRC, ARCBAC, RPA, UURWAW, presentation at Feb. 2012's International Roofing Expo on behalf of NRCA Union Contractor's Council had great reception.

CRC @ Chicago's Center for Green Technology, 11-2011

CRC's 2011 NRCA International Symposium Paper

Check out the MRCA Show in Rosemont!

CRC @ NRCA International Roofing Symposium 2011 Presentation


CRC @ Will County Green

CRC @ Building Green Chicago

CRC @ AIA Tech Committee

CRC Members & Friends Donate
Roof to Chicago Fire Museum

CRC's Petrick wins MRCA Award

CRC @ ALA CSI Presentation

CRC @ Buildng Green Chicago

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