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Mechanical Work (Statewide)

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Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Plumbing and Gas Piping20
Project Management, Estimating and Plan Reading15
HVAC and Refrigeration Systems19
Air Distribution Systems and Ventilation15
Piping Systems and Hydronics (Commercial, Residential and Industrial)19
Instrumentation (Controls, Balancing)9
Solar and Alternative - Energy Systems3
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

All companies applying for a commercial trade license, must have had at least one qualifying party pass the Business and Law Exam as one of the requirements for approval of the license.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 20th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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Fundamentals of HVACR (AHRI), 2nd Edition (Revises 2010), Stanfield & Skaves
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Trane Air Conditioning Manual, Trane Company
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International Mechanical Code, 2012, ICC
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Managing the Construction Process, 4th Edition, Frederick Gould
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Solar Water Heating Systems: Fundamentals and Installation, 1st Edition, American Technical Publishers
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Basic Plumbing with Illustrations, Revised Edition, Howard C. Massey
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Project Management in Construction, 7th Edition, Sidney M. Levy
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