Construction Trade Research Area

HVAC Contractor

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State of Alabama
Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors

8 Commerce Street, Suite 200
Montgomery, AL  36130
Phone: (334) 241-0840

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of Questions
Insulation 3
Hangers and Supports 2
Sound, Vibration and Seismic Control 1
Heating and Cooling Principles 8
Refrigerants 3
Testing, Adjusting and Balancing 3
Controls 4
Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems 8
Furnaces and Heaters 4
Chimneys, Flues and Vents 4
Combustion Air 4
Ducts 14
Ventilation and Exhaust 4
Safety 4
Piping 5
Load Calculations, Residential 9

Total Number of Test Questions: 80
Time Allowed (hours): 4


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Fuel Gas Code, 2006 or 2009, ICC. Doc Link
2. International Mechanical Code, 2006 or 2009, ICC. Doc Link
3. ACCA Ductulator (Duct Slide Rule), ACCA. Buy from PSI
4. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), Revised as of 2013 - OR - (OSHA) Excerpts as of 2013 by PSI. Buy from PSI
5. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6th Edition, 2008, W. C. Whitman and W. M. Johnson, Delmar ITP. Buy at Amazon
6. Manual J - Residential Load Calculations, 8th Edition, 2006, ACCA. Buy at Amazon
7. Manual D - Residential Duct Systems, 3rd Edition, 2009, ACCA. Buy at Amazon
8. International Residential Code, 2006 or 2009, ICC. Doc Link

You must bring your own reference books to the exam which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.

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