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New Mexico

(MM-4) Heat, Cooling, and Process Pipe

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Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division (CID)

2550 Cerrillos Road - 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM  87505
Phone:  (505) 476-4500
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PSI Exams of New Mexico
2820 Broadbent Parkway, Suites E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone:  (877) 663-9267
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge29
Steam and Hot Water Boiler Systems7
Process Piping and Systems28
Fire Suppression Systems6
Controls and Components15
Combustion Air and Venting5
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (minutes):

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
New Mexico Mechanical Code (NMAC 14.9.2), NMRLD
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Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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Uniform Mechanical Code, 2015, IAPMO
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New Mexico Boiler Rules and Regulations (NMAC 14.9.4), 2005, NMRLD
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NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007, NFPA
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NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA
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IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook, 1991 (updated 2006), Robert Lee, IPT Publishing (2016 version is a bulletin typo)
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
New Mexico Plumbing Code (NMAC 14.8.2), NMRLD
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Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015, IAPMO
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Low Pressure Boilers, 4th Edition, 2012, Frederick Steingress
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NFPA 31: Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment, (2001, out of print), 2011, NFPA
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Pressure and Enthalpy Charts are allowed in the examination. (see bulletin for restrictions)

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