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GA-RBC Residential - Basic Contractor (2020-04-09)
Number of Questions - 80
Minimum Passing Score - 70%
Time Allowed - 200 Minutes
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
Publication Year: 2011
This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.
Publication Year: 2005
Written by and for contractors, this publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction. Contents include organizing for quality, concrete mixture designs, specifications, foundations, formwork, reinforcement and embedments in structures, joints and reinforcement for slabs-on-ground, preparing for concreting, concrete placing and finishing, common field problems, and safety.
Introduced in 1998, the IECC addresses energy efficiency on several fronts including cost savings, reduced energy usage, conservation of natural resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment. Important changes in this sixth edition include:A comprehensive set of changes includes measures to improve the thermal envelope, HVAC systems and electrical systems of residential buildings up to three stories in height.Commercial enhancements include required energy savings for windows, doors and skylights; thermal envelope efficiency; and increased efficiencies for installed HVAC equipment.
Publication Year: 2015
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment. New supplemental teaching materials include PowerPoint presentations and test creation software.Code features reference the International Residential Code and International Building Code, familiarizing students with their requirements.Updated, color images have been added throughout the text to reinforce chapter topics.Over 75 illustrated step-by-step procedures guide student learning.