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(F13) Residential Building Contractor (C)

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Exam Provider
International Code Council
Eastern Regional Office

900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
Exam Type
Exam Content
Content Area
(from exam bulletin)
% of
Building Planning11
Plan Reading13
Life Safety5
Exterior Walls3
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures8
Soils and Foundations10
Glass and Glazing3
Gypsum Board and Plaster3
Energy Efficiency3
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):
Books Allowed in the Exam
International Residential Code, 2015, ICC
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ICC Concrete Manual, 2009, 2012 or 2015
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Additional Recommended Books
Print Reading for Construction: Residential and Commercial, 2017, Walter Brown
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Available Study Materials
(F13) Building Contractor (C)
Practice Exam

Sample questions in this package are sourced from the ICC Building Code and Concrete Manual.  A subject category index mapped to question numbers is included with the answer key.

You will also receive free copy of the ICC Concrete Manual Workbook containing an additional 691 sample questions.

The total number of questions in this package:  833

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