HVAC Licensing Study Guide, Second Edition


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Ace the Major HVAC Licensing Exams!


Rex Miller

Mark R. Miller

ISBN 978-0-07-179827-3 /2013 / Softcover / 432 pgs

Ace the Major HVAC Licensing Exams!

Featuring more than 800 practice questions and answers, HVAC Licensing Study Guide, Second Edition provides everything you need to prepare for and pass the major HVAC licensing exams on the first try. This practical, up-to-date resource is filled with essential calculations, troubleshooting tips for the job site, hundreds of detailed illustrations, and information on current codes and standards. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest equipment and techniques, this career-building guide helps you:

  • Master the material most likely to appear on the ARI, NATE, ICE, RSES, and HVAC licensing exams
  • Improve your test-taking ability with 800+ true-false and multiple-choice questions and answers
  • Learn about the latest refrigerant usage and regulations
  • Keep up with the most recent codes and standards
  • Acquire the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to pass your exam

Covers key HVAC topics, including:

  • Heat sources
  • Heating systems
  • Boilers, burners, and burner systems
  • Piping systems
  • Ductwork sizing
  • Refrigerants
  • Cooling and distribution systems
  • Refrigeration equipment and processes
  • Filters and air flow
  • Maintenance, servicing, and safety
  • Humidification, dehumidification, and psychrometrics
  • EPA-refrigerant reclaimers
  • Heating circuits
  • Safety on the job
  • Trade associations and codes


Part A: Heat

Chapter 1: Heat Sources

Chapter 2: Heating Systems

Chapter 3: Boilers, Burners, and Burner Systems

Part B: Piping, Ductwork, and Ventilation

Chapter 4: Piping Systems

Chapter 5: Ductwork Sizing

Part C: Air Conditioning Equipment

Chapter 6: Refrigerants

Chapter 7: Cooling and Distribution Systems

Part D: Refrigeration

Chapter 8: Refrigeration Equipment and Processes

Chapter 9: Filters and Air Flow

Chapter 10: Maintenance, Servicing and Safety

Chapter 11: Humidification, Dehumidification and Psychrometrics

Part E: Codes and Certifications

Chapter 12: EPA Refrigeration Handlers

Chapter 13: Heating Circuits

Chapter 14: Safety on the Job

Chapter 15: Trade Associations and Codes


Decoding Words

Appendix 1: Professional Organizations

Appendix 2: Tables: Inch Equivalents; Pipe Sizes

Appendix 3: MORE TABLES: Weights and Measures; Capacitors

Appendix 4: Internet Resources; Frequently Asked Questions

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