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Nevada
(C-21) Refrigeration and
Air Conditioning Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board ™
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
NV State Contractors Board

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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Piping6
Insulation1
Hangers and Supports3
Sound, Vibration and Seismic Control1
Heating and Cooling Principles3
Refrigerants and Refrigeration7
Load Calculations6
Testing, Adjusting and Balancing3
Controls5
Machine Room1
A/C and Heat Pump Equipment4
Furnaces and Heaters4
Hydronics2
Chimneys, Flues and Vents5
Combustion Air2
Fuel Systems10
Ducts6
Evaporative Cooling2
Chillers3
Solar4
Ventilation and Exhausts3
Safety4
Total number of test questions:
85
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO
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2.
NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2012, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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3.
HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition, SMACNA
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4.
Manual N - Commercial Load Calculation, 5th Edition, 2008, ACCA
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5.
Solar Water and Pool Heating Manual: Design and Installation & Repair and Maintenance, Florida Solar Energy Center
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6.
Evaporative Air Conditioning Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1997, John R. Watt, Will K. Brown
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