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South Carolina
Commercial Heating Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board ™
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4686
Licensing Board Web Site

Exam Administrator

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

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Code Compliance8
HARV General4
HARV Controls4
HARV Load Calculation7
Fuel Gas Systems6
Piping6
Ducts3
Boilers - Low Pressure7
Boilers - High Pressure5
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

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.
South Carolina International Mechanical Code [or] International Mechanical Code, 2015, ICC
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2.
South Carolina International Fuel Gas Code [or] International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC
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3.
Trane Ductulator, Current, Trane
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4.
ACCA Ductulator (Duct Slide Rule), ACCA
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5.
Low Pressure Boilers, 4th Edition, Frederick M. Steingress
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6.
High Pressure Boilers, 5th Edition, Frederick Steingress, Harold Frost
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7.
Manual N - Load Calculation for Commercial Summer & Winter Air Conditioning, 5th Edition, ACCA
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8.
Manual J -- Residential Load Calculation, 8th Edition, ACCA
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9.
System Design Manual - Part III: Piping Design, 1973, Carrier
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10.
Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, Forrest R. Lindsey
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11.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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12.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6th Edition, W. C. Whitman and W. M. Johnson, Delmar ITP
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13.
Trane Air Conditioning Manual, (see p.6 of order form) Trane Company
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14.
ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, 1997, ASHRAE
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