Construction Trade Research Area

Florida
Air Conditioning Contractor (Class B)

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State of Florida
Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation
Bureau of Education and Testing

1940 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL  32399
Phone: (850) 488-5952
FL Education and Testing

Exam Administrator

Bureau of Education and Testing
Candidate Services Examinations

1940 N. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0791
Phone: (850) 488-5952
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas % of Questions
Pre-Installation 15
Sheet Metal Ducts 10
Installation of Refrigeration and HVAC Systems 25
Installation of Refrigeration and HVAC Equipment Components 15
Maintenance Analysis of Refrigeration and HVAC Systems 10
Maintenance Service of Refrigeration and HVAC Systems 15
Safety and Equipment 10

Total Number of Test Questions: 80
The state of Florida also requires that you take and pass a written Business and Financial Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook, 2nd Edition, 2002, Billy Langley. Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), Revised as of 2013 - OR - (OSHA) Excerpts as of 2013 by PSI. Buy from PSI
3. Contractor's Manual, 2013 (includes 2012 Circular E), Association of Builders and Contractors Institute. Buy from Publisher
4. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey. Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 90A: Standard for the Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilation Systems, 2002, NFPA. NFPA Link
6. NFPA 90B: Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems, 2006, NFPA. NFPA Link
7. NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2004, NFPA. NFPA Link
8. Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards, 7th Edition, 2003, SMACNA. Buy at Amazon
9. HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition, 2005, SMACNA. Buy at Amazon
10. Energy Systems Analysis and Management, 1st Edition, 1997, SMACNA. Buy at Amazon
11. Trane Air Conditioning Manual, 6th Edition (70th, 71st, 72nd, 73rd printing with errata through 6/03 or 74th printing), The Trane Company. Buy at Amazon
12. Trade Ductulator, 1976 or later, The Trane Company. Buy at Amazon
13. Trane Reciprocating Refrigeration Manual, 67th printing, Rev. March 1999, The Trane Company. Buy at Amazon
14. Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 2012, Florida Energy Extension Service, University of Florida/IFAS Publications. Buy at Amazon
15. Florida Building Code - Mechanical, 2010, ICC. Doc Link
16. Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation, 2010, ICC. Doc Link
All candidates are advised to bring an Architect's Scale (including 1/4" and 1/8") for Trade Knowledge.

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