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Solid Fuel Burning Appliance
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Residential Solid Fuel Burning Appliance Installer Construction Supervisor Administrative Responsibilities 14
General Knowledge 23
Equipment 52
Safety 11

Total number of test questions: 35
Time allowed (hours): 2.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, (Most Current July Revision), GPO. Doc Link
2. Massachusetts Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (780 CMR), (Based on the 2009 IRC) 8th Edition, 2011, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Buy from Publisher
3. NFPA 90B: Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems, 2009, NFPA NFPA Link
4. NFPA 211: Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances, 2010, NFPA NFPA Link
5. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link

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After Jan. 1st 2018, book requirements for exams will change to the 9th edition of the CMRs and 2015 version of the International codes
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