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ICC National Standard
(F13) Residential Building Contractor (C)

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International Code Council ™
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
Administration9
Building Planning11
Plan Reading13
Life Safety5
Exterior Walls3
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures8
Soils and Foundations11
Concrete3
Masonry8
Wood24
Glass and Glazing3
Gypsum Board and Plaster3
Energy Efficiency3
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
International Residential Code, 2015, ICC
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2.
Concrete Manual, 2009, 2012 or 2015, ICC
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Reading Architectural Plans for Residential and Commercial Construction, 2001, Ernest Weidhaas
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2.
Concrete Manual Workbook, 2015, ICC
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