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(S) Insulation (2021-07-08)
This classification covers the installation, alteration or repair of materials classified as insulating media used for the non-mechanical control temperatures in the construction of residential and commercial buildings. It does not include the insulation of mechanical equipment and ancillary lines and piping.
Questions - 40
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 90
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.
Publication Year: 2001
Written by two expert authors with hands-on construction and design experience, Insulation Handbook offers help with:*Evaluating the pros and cons of today’s most commonly used materials -- including loose fill, batts, blankets, spray-on, and boards – as well as cutting-edge technologies still under development*Deciding upon the best insulation strategy*Codes, standards, and regulations*Achieving optimum thermal comfort in any home*Understanding innovative insulation systems such as ICFs (insulated concrete formwork), SIPs (structured insulated panels) and drainable-type EIFs*Preventing damages caused by moisture accumulation*Solving the problems presented by asbestos and other dangerous materials*Obtaining information from manufacturers and suppliers*Exploring thermal insulation materials of the past, present, and future
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The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections.
Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up. This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.
Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business. This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.
Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business. Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered. Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.