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Registered Exterior Wall Consultant - REWC® 

Those who desire to become Registered Exterior Wall Consultants must substantiate, to RCI, fulfillment of certain requirements. These requirements include proving verifiable levels of work experience and education, offering references of ethical standards, and earning a satisfactory score on a written examination.

REWC Exam Schedule and Application Deadlines


Exam Date



Deadline w/late fee


Houston, TX




Orlando, FL




Phoenix, AZ



Application Fee Examination Fee Annual Renewal Fee*
$225 - RCI member $175 - RCI member $175 - RCI member
$300 - Nonmember $225 - Nonmember $250 - Nonmember

*There is a 10% discount from the base renewal rate for each additional designation.


REWC Application

Those who desire to become a Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWC) must substantiate certain requirements before qualifying to take the REWC exam. These requirements include documenting levels of work experience and education, and offering proof of high ethical standards. The Application for Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWC) document guides the applicant through this process.

Verification of an applicant's work experience is done using a point system. A minimum of 100 points is required.

The applicant must have at least six years of exterior wall consulting experience. The applicant must also possess a minimum of 150 hours of continuing educational hours through attendance at a minimum of three seminars within the roofing, waterproofing or exterior wall industries. Credit will be given toward this requirement for advanced degrees and professional licensing.

For more information, consult the REWC Application.

Download an REWC Application and Study Guide pdf logo (.pdf)

REWC Application Process


An REWC Application must be received, along with the appropriate fee, by RCI Headquarters 90 days prior to an exam. The application fee is $225 for RCI members and $300 for nonmembers. Applications received between 60 and 89 days prior to an exam will be accepted with a late fee of $50 for members and $75 for non-members. Appropriate payment in full must be submitted with the REWC Application. Applications will not be accepted less than 60 days prior to the selected exam date.

After the completed application has been returned to RCI and approved, the applicant must submit a registration form for a specific location to take the exam (this form will be provided with application approval notification).  Registration for a specific exam should be received at RCI no later than three weeks prior to that exam.  The cost of the exam is $175 for RCI members and $225 for non-members and should be submitted with the registration form.  An authorization letter and exam site regulations will then be sent to the applicant shortly before the exam.

The approved applicant is responsible for all travel arrangements associated with the exam.  Approved applications are valid for two years and reapplication is required if the applicant does not earn the REWC title within that time period.

Finally, to qualify for the REWC registration, the candidate must complete the written exam and earn a satisfactory score.



REWC exams are offered annually at the RCI International Convention and Trade Show and at other times throughout the year. Consult the Exam Schedule above or the RCI Events Calendar for the current schedule.

Download an REWC Application and Study Guide pdf logo (.pdf)

Note: RCI Educational Programs, in particular, the Roof System Thermal and Moisture Design, and Exterior Walls Technology and Science and programs (Part I and Part II) may prove useful for anyone planning to pursue the REWC credential.


Annual Renewal

A renewal fee is required annually, as well as 12 roofing, waterproofing, and/or exterior wall related continuing educational hours (CEHs).  All registrants are encouraged to self-report CEHs via the RCI website.  Directions for this process are available on the website at or upon request.

For more information contact RCI.


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