Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor License

The Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Refrigeration and evaporative cooling systems, including solar
  • Comfort air conditioning systems
  • Wet, dry and radiant heating systems
  • Wet systems include stem or hot water (limited to 30 PSIG operating pressure of 220° F for hot water and 15 PSIG operating pressure for steam)
  • Dry systems include gas fired furnaces and space heaters
  • Ventilation systems
  • Duct work, air filtering devices, water treatment, and pneumatic/electrical controls
  • Control piping
  • Thermal and acoustical insulation
  • Vibration isolation materials and devices
  • Liquid fuel piping and tanks
  • Water and gas piping from service connection to equipment it serves
  • Testing and balancing of refrigerant, cooling and heating circuits, and air handling systems
  • If necessary, a new circuit may be added to the existing service panel or sub-panel

How to get the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) contractor’s license in Arizona?

  1. Identifying a Qualifying Party - A sole proprietorship (individual), a partnership, limited liability company, or a corporation may apply for a Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) contractor's license if they have a regularly employed person with the necessary experience, knowledge, and skills who serves as the qualifying party. All persons listed on the application must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Experience Requirements - The license classifications requirements must be met or exceeded when applying for an Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) contractor license. This license requires a minimum of 4 Years in the trade.
  3. Examination Requirements - The applicant must pass the SRE, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) trade exam, and the Solar exam. The minimum passing score is 70%. Once completed, the results must be submitted to the ROC. Trade and solar exams can be taken either online or at a testing center through PSI©.
  4. Background Checks - The applicant and qualifying party must submit copies of the payment transaction receipt from their background checks.
  5. Form a Legal Entity - Partnerships must register with the Arizona Secretary of State. LLC’s and corporations are required to register with the Arizona Corporation Commission.
  6. Bond - The applicant must obtain and submit proof of a license bond. They must also include all required fees and assessments with the license application. The required bond amounts are as follows:
    Gross Volume | Bond Amount
    $150,000 or less | $2,500
    In excess of $150,000 but not more than $500,000 | $7,000
    In excess of $500,000 but not more than one million | $17,500
    In excess of one million but not more than five million | $25,000
    In excess of five million but not more than ten million | $37,500
    Over ten million | $50,000
    The bond can be obtained from an Arizona-Licensed Surety Products Provider.
  7. Identification Forms - Both the Applicant and the Qualifying Party must submit a copy of their government-issued identification with the application. Driver Licenses and passports are acceptable forms of identification.
  8. Submit Application - Complete and submit a License Application Form to the Registrar by going to their physical location or by mailing the application to the Registrar of Contractors.

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor License Exam Prep Course

Before getting your Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor License you will need to complete the Arizona Statutes and Rules Training Course and Exam (SRE).

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and solar exams, including the content outline and the official reference list.

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Optional: No
  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Time Allowed: 210 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved (number of questions):
    • Refrigeration (12)
    • Air Conditioning (12)
    • Warm Air Heating (12)
    • Controls and Motors (8)
    • Boilers (4)
    • Ventilation (4)
    • Evaporative Coolers (4)
    • Fuel Piping Systems (5)
    • Water Piping Systems (5)
    • Steam, Hot, Chilled and Condensing Water (5)
    • Testing, Balancing, and Inspection (5)
    • Sizing and Estimating (4)
  • PSI© Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Official Content Outline

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor Solar Exam

Arizona Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Including Solar (CR-79) exam. The one book used to study for the Solar exam (Solar Water and Pool Heating Design and Installation Manual) is included. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

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