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Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Standards of Practice 3
Standards of Conduct 2
Renewal and Reinstatement 2
Definitions 1
Qualification for Licensure 1
Revocation of Licensure 1
Warm Air Heating 8
Ventilation Systems 8
Air Conditioning Systems 8
Duct Systems 6
Chimneys, Flues, and Vents 6
Boilers 5
Hot Water Piping 4
Combustion Air 4
Controls / Low Voltage 4
Fuel Oil Piping and Storage 3
Insulation 3
Commercial Kitchen Venting 5
Refrigerants 3
Refrigerant Piping 3
Chilled and Condenser Water Piping 3
Firestopping / Penetration Inspection 2

Total number of test questions: 85
Time allowed (minutes): 210


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Virginia Board for Contractors Rules and Regulations, Article 1, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - Regulation of Contractors, Virginia Board of Contractors PDF File Link
2. Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano Buy at Amazon
3. International Mechanical Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 31: Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment, 2006, NFPA Buy at Amazon
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