The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has released the 2022 edition of the Residential Asphalt Roofing Manual – Design and Application Methods. This essential guide to the design and application of residential roofing systems can be ordered directly from the ARMA website.

“ARMA is proud to provide educational resources for the roofing industry,” stated Reed Hitchcock, ARMA Executive Vice President. “Our manual is a valuable resource that outlines the proper components of an asphalt roofing system.”

This publication highlights several key topics for residential roofing systems, such as how to select the right asphalt roofing product for the job at hand, proper ventilation and moisture control, estimating how much roofing is required, deck preparation, shingle application, project safety, and much more.

“Every roofing professional should have a copy of the manual on their bookshelf,” Hitchcock added.

Roofing professionals and the public can access the manual for purchase via the bookstore on the ARMA website. The Residential Asphalt Roofing Manual – Design and Application Methods is available for $30.00 per paperback copy plus shipping and handling.

ARMA offers a wide variety of general, educational, and specialized publications on both residential and commercial asphalt roofing.


About ARMA:

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is a trade association representing North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies and their raw material suppliers. The association includes the majority of North American manufacturers of asphalt shingles and asphalt low slope roof membrane systems. Information that ARMA gathers on modern asphalt roofing materials and practices is provided to building and code officials, as well as to regulatory agencies and allied trade groups. Committed to advances in the asphalt roofing industry, ARMA is proud of the role it plays in promoting asphalt roofing to those in the building industry and to the public.