Air Conditioning Class "B"

Price: $500.00
$500.00

CA and RA - A "class A air-conditioning contractor" means a contractor whose services are unlimited in the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge, and skill to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or design central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating systems. Class A Contractors may also execute contracts requiring experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, fabrication, alteration, extension or design of duct work in connection with a complete system but only to the extent that such duct work is performed by the contractor as is necessary to complete an air-distribution system, boiler and unfired pressure vessel systems, and all appurtenances, apparatus, or equipment used in connection with them. A "class A air-conditioning contractor" shall not perform any work such as liquefied petroleum or natural gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines or connections, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters, or electrical power wiring.

CA and RA - A "class B air-conditioning contractor" means a contractor whose services are limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 BTU of heating in any one system in the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge, and skill to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or design central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system. A "class B air-conditioning contractor" shall not perform any work such as liquefied petroleum or natural gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines or connections, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters, or electrical power wiring.

Examination Content Outline

The Florida Air Conditioning "A" and "B" Contractor exam is composed of two parts.

  1. Business & Finance (computer based); 120 questions. Air Conditioning "A" and "B"
  2. General Trade Knowledge for Air Conditioning "A" 130 questions

    General Trade Knowledge for Air Conditioning "B" 80 questions

Approved References Materials

  1. Florida Statutes Chapter 455, 2010
  2. AIA documents:
    • A201 – General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2007
    • A401 – Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2007
    • A701 – Instructions to Bidders, 1997
    • Builder's Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, 2001
    • Contractors Manual, 2009 Edition
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1903, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1904, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1910, 2010
    • Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, 2010
    • Pipefitter's Handbook, Forrest R. Lindsey, 3rd Edition
  3. NFPA Documents:
    • 90A – Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems, 2002
    • 90B – Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Systems, 2006
    • 91 – Standard for Exhaust Systems for Air Conveying of Vapors, Gases, Mists, and Noncombustible Particulate Solids, 2004
  4. SMACNA Documents:
    • Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards, 7th Edition, 2003
    • HVAC Duct Construction Standards, Metal and Flexible3rd Edition 2005
    • Energy Systems Analysis and Management, 1st Edition, 1997
  5. TRANE Publications:
    • Trane Air Conditioning Manual, 6th edition
    • Trane Ductulator, 1976 or later
    • Trane Reciprocating Refrigeration Manual, 67th Printing
    • Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 2009
    • Florida Building Code – Mechanical 2007 with 2nd 2009 Supplement
    • Florida Building Code – Chapter 13 – Florida Energy Efficiency for Building
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