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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

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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Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.

  • Closed Book

    Insulation Handbook

    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

    This product is no longer available in print form please CLICK THS LINK to purchase.

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Closed Book

    NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 8th edition

    $62.00

    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.