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FL-ABAIR Air A & Air B Contractors (2021-01-01)

The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the questions will also be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or later than those listed below can be brought to the examination but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However, only one copy of each reference will be allowed into the examination. Photocopies will not be allowed unless the appropriate authorities (DBPR and the publishers) have given written authorization. Hand-written and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing hand-written notes must be blackened out or whitened out completely, by the candidate, prohibiting legibility. Moveable tabs (e.g., Post-it Flags) are NOT allowed. You will not be permitted to make any marks in your references during the examination.

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards 8th Edition


    The eighth edition provides important updates from former editions, with 1400 EI 2” board now covered within the standard. This new standard also includes revisions to tie rod reinforcements, channel system reinforcement, partial wrap-around reinforcement, and fasteners associated with the newer boards.

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    Pipefitter's Handbook, 1967 3rd Edition

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 1967


    Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.

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    HVAC Duct Construction Standards, Metal and Flexible


    The third edition of the HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible is intended primarily for commercial and institutional duct construction. This American National Standard contains tables and details for constructing ductwork for ½" to 10" wg positive and negative pressures. This edition improves upon the second edition with expanded pressure class tables, separate tables for TDC/TDF construction and expanded tables for round duct construction including 6" wg positive and negative pressure and sizes up to 96". New in this edition is an engineering and design chapter to provide additional information to design professionals, double-wall construction details, new casing construction details and additional accessory items. The standard is applicable for construction using uncoated steel, galvanized and stainless steels and a limited range of aluminum ducts. This standard has been adopted in the ICC International Mechanical Code.

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    Trane Reciprocating Refrigeration Manual, 67th Edition

    67th Edition


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    Florida Building Code - Plumbing, 2010

    2010 Edition


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    Energy Systems Analysis and Management

    1st Edition


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    Trane Air Conditioning Manual, 6th Edition

    6th Edition


    A comprehensive textbook, initially published in the 1930's, on the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC). The audience is broad and has historically included students, HVAC system designers, installing contractors, architects, system operators, and service technicians.(1996)


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    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook, 2nd Edition

    2nd Edition


    The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook, 2nd Edition covers both electric and electronic controls in depth. Using at-a-glance charts, cross-referenced to specific sections of the text, it encompasses control operation, adjustment, troubleshooting, installation, and use, and provides start-up procedures for different types of units, representative wiring diagrams for some types of equipment, safety procedures, and useful engineering data.

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    Florida Contractors Manual 2017


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    NFPA 90A: Standard for the Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilating Systems 2015 Edition


    NFPA 90A, Standard for the Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilating Systems, has been providing information and criteria vital to safety in the built environment since first developed back in 1899. This ANSI-approved standard for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning covers provisions for stopping the migration of smoke and reducing the chance of fire, gases, and related hazards in forced air systems.

    From general definitions and requirements to the integration of ventilation and air-conditioning with building construction, controls, and acceptance testing, NFPA 90A is a valuable resource for helping to protect lives and property and staying up to code. You get complete information on all areas of construction, operation, and maintenance of systems, including filters, ducts, and other equipment.


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    NFPA 90B: Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems 2018 Edition


    In the event of a fire emergency, fire, smoke, and gases can quickly spread through heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, elevating the risk of injury and loss. NFPA 90B, Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems, provides complete provisions for the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of HVAC equipment, including filters, ducts, and related components. The standard applies to indoor systems in one- and two-family dwellings and buildings under 25,000 cubic feet.

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    NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations 2017 Edition


    Every year, there are thousands of fires in eating and drinking establishments, posing a significant risk of injuries, fatalities, and millions of dollars in damages. NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, provides broad-based preventive and operative fire safety requirements for the design, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of commercial kitchens.

    The standard covers requirements for all types of cooking equipment, fans, stove exhaust hoods, grease removal devices, cooking exhaust systems, fire-suppression systems, and clearance to combustibles. Provisions apply to both public and private kitchens as well as commercial cooking operations involving residential cooking equipment.

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    Trane Ductulator


    Hand held rotating calculator used for sizing supply and return duct systems using the equal friction design method. Includes scales for friction loss per unit length, air volume, air velocity, round duct diameter, and rectangular duct diameters. One side uses English units, the other side uses Metric units. Includes a protective sleeve with ASHRAE recommended design air velocities for system components/applications. 

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    Florida Building Code - Mechanical, 2017


    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2015 IMC. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included. Chapter tabs are also included. Effective Date: December 31, 2017

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    Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation 2017

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2015 IECC. Chapter tabs are also included. Effective Date: December 31, 2017


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    Contractors Manual, 2021 Edition


    The 2021 Edition of Florida Contractor's Manual is approved by the Construction Industry Licensing Board for your examination. Answers to questions on the exam will be based on this edition and other past editions. Some of the questions will be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. This Manual has also commonly been referred to as the Florida Contractor's Reference Manual.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2023


    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations