Alternative Energy System Contracting
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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (855) 340-3910
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|Estimating, Calculations & Designs||13|
|Electrical Theory & Knowledge||9|
|Wind Generated Power||10|
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Books Allowed in the Exam
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, NFPA
Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd Edition, 2012, James P. Dunlop
Ugly's Electrical References, 2017, George Hart
Guidelines for Roof-Mounted Photovoltaic System Installations, 2015 (Revises 2012), NRCA
Introduction to Wind Principles, 2011, Thomas E. Kissell
NOTE ABOUT UGLY'S VERSIONS: New copies of older editions of this handbook are usually are more expensive than a current version. Exam providers can use older older versions that are sometimes out-of-print for writing questions. We recommend that you purchase a version that matches the current adopted NEC code for Virginia which is the 2017 (as of July 1, 2021 adoption).
Additional Recommended Books
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2011, IAEI
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2011, Tom Henry
Available Study Materials
PSI OSHA Selections
Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled “29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013” (highlighted in green above).
This file contains approx. 800 sample questions.
REMINDER: PSI uses this book for many exams they offer. Not all sections of this code will apply to your exam.
We also include a table showing the relationship between our questions and OSHA code sections. Corrections to the original PSI publication are noted.