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S-3 Limited Heating, Cooling and Piping Contractor (2017-09-07)

The holder of this license may perform the installation, repair, replacement, maintenance or alteration of any apparatus of piping, appliances, devices or accessories for heating systems, boilers, including apparatus and piping for the generation or conveyance of steam and associated pumping equipment and oil burner installation and servicing (excluding sheet metal work, air conditioning and refrigeration systems). This license also covers the installation of hot, chilled and condenser water, as well as steam piping in air conditioning systems. The requirements to qualify for this license examination shall be two (2) years as a properly licensed journeyperson or equivalent experience and training.

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    NFPA 54: National Fuel and Gas Code 2012 Edition

    Publication Year: 2012

    $71.00

    2012 NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code provides revised, industry accepted guidance for the safe installation and operation of gas piping systems, appliances, equipment, and accessories.

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    NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems 2017

    $70.00

    Without proper safety protocols in place, charging or evacuating flammable gas piping systems can be a dangerous endeavor. NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systemsprovides a valuable foundation for making safety-related decisions while developing procedures for these activities.

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    NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 2014

    Publication Year: 2014

    $71.00

    Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code provides minimum safety requirements for all liquefied petroleum gas (propane) installations, from small cylinders installed at residences to large bulk storage facilities that can exceed 100,000 gallons. The code includes minimum requirements for safe handling during LP gas transfer, including operator qualifications, maximum filling quantity in containers, and pre-transfer inspections to ensure containers are fit for continued service.

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    International Mechanical Code 2015 with Tabs

    Publication Year: 2015

    $95.00

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    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2011

    $216.83

    From simple applications to multi-load / multi-temperature systems, learn how to use the newest and most appropriate hydronic heating methods and hardware to create system the deliver the ultimate in heating comfort, reliability, and energy efficiency. Heavily illustrated with product and installation photos, and hundreds of detailed full-color schematics, MODERN HYDRONIC HEATING, 3rd EDITION is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive reference on hydronic heating for the present and future. It transforms engineering-level design information into practical tools that can be used by technical students and heating professional alike. This revised edition features the latest design and installation techniques for residential and light commercial hydronic systems including use of renewable energy heat sources, hydraulic separation, smart circulators, distribution efficiency, thermal accumulators, mixing methods, heat metering, and web-enabled control methods. Everyone involved in the heating trade will benefit from this preeminent resource of the North American heating industry. It is well-suited for use in a formal education course, self-study, or as an on the job reference.

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    Publication Year: 2007
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    $194.65

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    NFPA 54: National Fuel and Gas Code Handbook 2012 Edition

    Publication Year: 2012

    $145.00

    Fully updated and featuring new full-color photos, NFPA®'s 2012 National Fuel Gas Code Handbook explains technical NFPA 54 rules and fuel gas safety concepts -- so you're prepared to answer questions from employees and owners; and verify fuel gas piping, appliance, and venting jobs are in compliance.The only complete guide to the 2012 NFPA 54 Code, the Handbook is written by industry authorities including Franklin Switzer, Jr., President of S-afe, Inc., NFPA Senior Engineer Denise Beach, Paul Cabot of the American Gas Association, and John Roberts from Rimkus Consulting Group.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2019

    Publication Year: 2019

    $26.78

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

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    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 20th Edition

    20th Edition

    $135.00

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