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South Carolina
Residential HVAC

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South Carolina Residential Builder’s Commission ™
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29211
Phone: (803) 896-4696
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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
Insulation3
Hangers and Supports3
Sound, Vibration and Seismic Control1
Heating and Cooling Principles6
Refrigerants4
Load Calculations6
Testing, Adjusting and Balancing1
Controls4
A/C and Heat Pump Equipment6
Furnaces and Heaters5
Chimneys, Flues and Vents3
Combustion Air3
Ducts14
Ventilation and Exhausts3
Safety2
Fuel Gas5
LP Gas4
Fuel Oil2
Piping5
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (minutes):
240

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.
Manual J - Residential Load Calculation, 8th Edition, Version 2.5 (includes Version 2), ACCA
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2.
South Carolina International Mechanical Code [or] International Mechanical Code, 2015, ICC
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3.
ACCA Ductulator (Duct Slide Rule), ACCA
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4.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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5.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, 2017, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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6.
HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition, SMACNA
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7.
South Carolina International Fuel Gas Code [or] International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC
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8.
Residential Oil Burners, 3rd Edition, 2007, Herb Weinberge
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