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B-4 General Residential Engineering

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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs 6
General Concrete 8
General Paving 6
Sitework and Excavating 8
Utilities and Septic Systems 8
Landscaping and Sprinkler Systems 6
Walls and Fences 4
Safety 4
Solar Thermal 15
Photovoltaic Systems 15

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 210


The state of Arizona also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), Revised as of 2013- OR - (OSHA) Excerpts as of 2013 byPSI. Buy from Publisher
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. Uniform Solar Energy Code, 2009, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
4. International Building Code, 2009, ICC Buy at Amazon
5. International Plumbing Code, 2009, ICC Buy at Amazon
6. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC Buy at Amazon
7. Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18, Chapter 9, ADEQ. Web Page Link

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Photovoltaic Systems, 2nd Edition, 2009, James P. Dunlop. Buy at Amazon
2. Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects, and Engineers, 2nd Edition, 2010, Earthscan LLC Buy at Amazon
3. Certified Pool-Spa Operators Handbook, 2014 (2006 not available), National Swimming Pool Foundation Buy at Amazon
4. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
5. Guide to Shotcrete - ACI 506R-5, 2005, American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
6. Fences and Retaining Walls, 1990 (Revised 1996), William McElroy. Buy at Amazon
7. Simplified Irrigation Design, 2nd Edition, 1995, Pete Melby. Buy at Amazon
8. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual, 2018, ACPA PDF File Link
9. Landscaping Principles & Practices, 6th Edition (Revised 7th Edition, 2009), Jack Ingels. Buy at Amazon
10. Arizona 811: Arizona Blue Stake, Inc., July 2010 (Revised 2015), Arizona Blue Stake. PDF File Link
11. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 7th Edition, 2005, Robert Peurifoy, Clifford Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira. Buy at Amazon
12. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC Buy at Amazon
13. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
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