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FL-GBRC13 General, Building and Residential Contractor Contract Administration & Project Management (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. Movable 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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    Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition

    $90.00

    This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.

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    AIA A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

    Edition
    Publication Year: 2017

    $24.24

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    AIA A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor - Subcontractor 2017

    Publication Year: 2017

    $21.24

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    AIA A701 Instruction to Bidders 1997

    Publication Year:
    1997 Edition

    $19.62

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    AIA G702 Application and Certificate for Payment

    1992 Edition
    Publication Year:

    $5.00

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    AIA G703 Continuation Sheet 1992

    1992 Edition
    Publication Year:

    $5.00

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    AIA G706A Contrctor's Affidavit of Release of Liens 1994

    Publication Year:
    1994 Edition

    $5.00

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    Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D

    Publication Year: 2006 Updated June 2011

    $52.85

    "Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing, and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses"

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    Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216

    Publication Year: 2016

    $24.50

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    Builder's Guide to Accounting 10th Edition

    2001 Edition

    $40.00

    Step-by-step, easy-to-follow guidelines for setting up and maintaining records for your building business. This practical guide explains all accounting methods builder's typically use, and shows how to meet state and federal accounting requirements. Recommended reading for many state contractor's exams and each chapter ends with a set of test questions. 

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    Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction 9th Edition

    Publication Year: 2013
    9th Edition

    $224.38

    This up-to-date and practical text offers a complete and well-rounded approach to modern construction principles and practices. Each chapter, while complementary to other chapters, can be taught on a standalone basis, maximizing instructional flexibility in diverse construction, architecture, and engineering courses. PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION, 9th Edition shows how to apply design theory to the final constructed process, and provides crucial working knowledge for all contractors who must effectively manage subcontractors. Progressing from basic through advanced material, it enables students to follow design specifications through a complete project. Since this text is on the approved reference list for numerous states that require contractors to pass licensing exams, it offers even more value for students who may need to pass these exams later. This edition's enhancements include improved chapter organization; a new introductory chapter; and valuable new coverage of Proctor curves.

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    Walker's Building Estimator's 31st Edition

    $130.00

    Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book is the single most important resource you can own. It gives you the tools you need to work up your own costs per job. With Walker’s, you get material quantities and labor productivity for your job based on your job conditions – that’s the kind of flexibility and reliability no computer program or unit price catalog can provide. For accurate building costs, turn to the source that construction professionals have relied on since 1915.

    Our 31st Edition has been updated and revised, and with more than 1,467 pages, this is the most comprehensive, widely-used publication of its kind. The combination of quantities of labor and material with supportive reference data enables the estimator to accurately determine variable components of unit costs. This book consolidates reference material from the supply side of the industry and displays hundreds of pages of charts ,tables, drawings and unit cost tables in appropriate sections .This reduces the user’s need to search multiple sources thus saving substantial time and analysis in the estimating process. For contractors, appraisers, adjusters, architects, engineers, home craftsmen, colleges, universities and technical schools. Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book includes construction methods, material quantities, labor costs, labor productivity, reference tables, charts, and diagrams.

    General Requirements
    Construction Techniques & Methods
    Material Quantities Required
    Types of Material
    Man hours/Productivity Rates
    Application Rates
    Metric Equivalents
    Updated Wage Rates
    Consolidates Multiple Sources
    CSI Division Format

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    Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction 10th Edition

    $165.00

    A practical, well-rounded approach to modern construction principles and practices

    Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction teaches students how to apply design theory to the construction process, providing crucial working knowledge for contractors managing subcontractors. Progressing from basic to advanced material, the text appears on the approved reference list for numerous states requiring contractors to pass licensing exams. Its flexible organization gives instructors the option of teaching each chapter on a standalone basis in a range of construction, architecture, and engineering courses. The 10th edition expands its discussion of practical applications in structural design projects and adds practice opportunities preparing students for licensing exams.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2021

    $26.78

    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

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    AIA A701 Instruction to Bidders 2018

    $45.00

    AIA Document A701TM-2018 is used when competitive bids are to be solicited for construction of the project. Coordinated with AIA Document A201®, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, and its related documents, AIA Document A701-2018 provides instructions on procedures, including bonding requirements, for Bidders to follow when preparing and submitting their bids. The type and amount of bonding shall be established on AIA Document A312TM, Payment Bond and Performance Bond. Additionally, Information from AIA Document G612™-2017, Owner’s Instructions to the Architect, Part B: Bidding Procedures should be used to complete A701.

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    Florida Building Code - Accessibility 2020

    Publication Year: 2020

    $81.00

    The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Accessibility updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Accessibility. Adopted statewide. Chapter tabs are also included. Effective Date: December 31, 202

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    Florida Building Code - Building, 2020 Edition

    $170.00

    The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Building is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Building using the latest changes to the 2018 International Building Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Chapter tabs are also included.

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    Florida Building Code - Existing Building 2020

    Publication Year: 2020

    $104.00

    The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Existing Building is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Existing Building using the latest changes to the 2018 International Existing Building Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included. Chapter tabs are also included. Effective Date: December 31, 2020

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    Florida Building Code - Residential, 2020 Edition

    $170.00

    The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Residential is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Residential using the latest changes to the 2018 International Residential Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included. Chapter tabs are also included.

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    Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation 2020

    Publication Year: 2020

    $65.00

    The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Energy Conservation is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Energy Conservation using the latest changes to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Chapter tabs are also included. Effective Date: December 31, 2020

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    Contractors Manual, 2021 Edition

    $150.00

    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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    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th Edition

    Publication Year: 2021
    17th Edition

    $130.00

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 17th Edition is the definitive guide for engineers, contractors, producers, instructors, and students. This new edition reflects the latest advances in concrete technology and highlights concrete’s contribution to sustainability.
    Provides guidance on all aspects of concrete technology from selection of suitable materials to designing and proportioning a concrete mixture.

    Backed by over 100 years of research by the Portland Cement Association and other industry groups.

    Reflects the latest guidance on standards, specifications, and test methods of ASTM International (ASTM), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).

    Presenting a 40% increase in new information, including two new chapters on imperfections in concrete and innovations in concrete technology.