Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
Mechanical Inspector

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge 6
Piping - Refrigeration, Gas, Hydronic 10
Gas Sizing 2
Controls and Testing 4
Appliances - Heating and Cooling 10
Combustion Air 5
Chimneys, Flues and Vents 7
Ducts 6

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 125
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. New Mexico Mechanical Code (NMAC 14.9.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
2. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO Buy from Publisher
3. New Mexico Plumbing Code (NMAC 14.8.2), NMCPR Web Page Link
4. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2009 or 2012, IAPMO Buy from Publisher
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