Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Journeyperson HVAC / Refrigeration
with Gas

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Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board
Iowa Department of Health

321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (866) 227-9878
Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Licensing

Exam Administrator

Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52406
Phone: (319) 398-7768 or (319) 398-5529
Candidate Information

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
HVAC Principles, Terms, Administration and Safety 21
HVAC Installation Requirements 15
Venting, Combustion, Gas Piping 23
Boilers, Ducts, Electricals 17
Refrigeration, Terms, System Operations 24

Total number of test questions: 75
Time allowed (hours): 3.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Mechanical Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2015, NFPA Buy at Amazon
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