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South Carolina Heating Contractor (2021-08-05)

There are 50 questions in this examination. You will need to answer 35 questions correctly in order to pass. You are allowed 3 hours to complete this examination. NOTE: All Heating - Commercial Contractor candidates are required to pass the Business Management and Law for Contractors Examination and the Heating Examination.

1. Code Compliance (8 Items)

2. HARV General (4 Items)

3. HARV Controls (4 Items)

4. HARV Load Calculation (7 Items)

5. Fuel Gas Systems (6 Items)

6. Piping (6 Items)

7. Ducts (3 Items)

8. Boilers - Low Pressure (7 Items)

9. Boilers - High Pressure (5 Items)

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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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

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    Low Pressure Boilers 5th Edition

    $105.00

    Low Pressure Boilers is the leading resource for preparing for low pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information on the safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam and hot water boilers, cooling systems, and related equipment. Each chapter is divided into sections to aid comprehension of key concepts. To assist with preparing for a licensing exam, a separate chapter with test-taking tips and a sample exam is included.

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    ACCA Ductulator Slide Rule

    $52.00

    This durable two-sided plastic sizing wheel comes with a complete instruction manual for residential and commercial duct-sizing procedures. Designed by Hank Rutkowski.

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    ACCA Manual N: Load Calculation for Commercial Summer and Winter Air Conditioning

    5th Edition
    Publication Year: 2008

    $125.00

    ACCA's latest update of the Manual N light commercial method, Wrightsoft's Right-N is a simple, clear, logical, yet very sophisticated program to help you compute your calculations quickly and accurately.

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    ACCA Manual J: Residential Load Calculation

    8th Edition
    Publication Year: 2008

    $140.00

    Used to determine how much heating/cooling a home needs to stay cool and dry in the summer and warm in the winter. This load calculation process was developed by engineers in the heating and air conditioning industry and has been used for decades to accurately size heating and air-conditioning equipment. After completing this load calculation process, one can choose a properly sized piece of machinery to satisfy the load.

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    Carrier System Design Manual Part 3 - Piping Design

    Publication Year: 1973

    $76.00

    This part of the System Design Manual presents data and examples to guide the engineer in practical design and layout of normal air conditioning piping systems.

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    Pipefitter's Handbook, 1967 3rd Edition

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 1967

    $50.00

    Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.

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    Trane Air Conditioning Manual, 6th Edition

    6th Edition

    $0.00

    A comprehensive textbook, initially published in the 1930's, on the fundamentals of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC). The audience is broad and has historically included students, HVAC system designers, installing contractors, architects, system operators, and service technicians.(1996)

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE*

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    ASHRAE Handbook Fundamentals 2013

    Publication Year: 2013

    $239.26

    The 2013 ASHRAE Handbook: Fundamentals covers basic principles and data used in the HVAC&R industry. Updated with research sponsored by ASHRAE and others, this volume includes 1,000 pages and 39 chapters covering general engineering information, basic materials, climate data, load and energy calculations, duct and pipe design, and sustainability, plus reference tables for abbreviations and symbols, I-P to SI conversions, and physical properties of materials.

    ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of some 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing, and continuing education.

    The ASHRAE Handbooks are the design standard for control of built environments with volumes on Systems and Equipment, HVAC Applications, Refrigeration and Fundamentals. Each is updated every four years. In addition to publishing design guidance for engineers, architects, and facility managers, we also publish a series of texts for classroom use.

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    High Pressure Boilers, 6th Edition

    Publication Year: 2019
    6th Edition

    $125.00

    High Pressure Boilers continues to be the leading resource for preparing for high pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the safe and efficient operation of high pressure steam boilers and related equipment. The latest combustion control technology, as well as EPA regulations and their implications, are covered in this edition. Each chapter includes case studies to enhance learning as well as a separate chapter with test-taking tips and six sample exams.
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    Trane Ductulator

    $20.00

    Hand held rotating calculator used for sizing supply and return duct systems using the equal friction design method. Includes scales for friction loss per unit length, air volume, air velocity, round duct diameter, and rectangular duct diameters. One side uses English units, the other side uses Metric units. Includes a protective sleeve with ASHRAE recommended design air velocities for system components/applications. 

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    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 21st Edition

    21st Edition

    $140.00

    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the HVACR standard for a new generation of learner. It correlates to HVAC Excellence and PAHRA accreditation requirements to ensure complete coverage that prepares students for career success. This edition has an improved instructional design, improved assessments, enhanced content on fundamentals, such as electrical theory and troubleshooting, and new digital assets that help students master knowledge, hands-on applications, and diagnostic skills. The revision also helps prepare students for employment and careers with new lab activities and features. Prepare your students for careers with new learning materials based upon the original HVACR industry standard.
    Follow-the-Heat™ Animations provide 63 short animations that introduce foundational concepts using simple, easily understood graphics and narrations.
    Troubleshooting Activities create an interactive experience designed to develop and promote troubleshooting techniques and logical diagnostic skills.
    New chapter on Electrical Troubleshooting, and expanded electrical coverage in the text and lab manual provide excellent coverage of essential information.
    Soft Skills for HVACR features emphasize the importance of workplace skills.
    Service Call Troubleshooting features present on-the-job service call situations.
    Full-color Lab Manual includes 35 new lab activities – including activities focusing on basic electrical skills and sheet metal construction.

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    International Mechanical Code Turbo Tabs 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $15.62

    2018 IMC Turbo Tabs consist of clear plastic self-adhesive tabs that have key sections of the 2018 International Mechanical Code printed on them in an easy-to-read format. Can be used with either the 2018 International Mechanical Code or the 2018 IMC Code and Commentary.

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    South Carolina Fuel Gas Code 2018

    $100.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2018 IBC. Effective date January 1, 2020

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    South Carolina Mechanical Code 2018

    $101.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2018 IBC. Effective date January 1, 2020