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Reference Books for GITS© Exams

Below is a list of the books used during for GITS© testing. If you would like to buy a complete bookset related to a license, select the proper license by visiting our Contractor Licenses Page.

  • Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    This book includes many of the aspects of operating a business related to the construction industry and shows everything there is to know about the proper way to file taxes; what insurance to carry; how to manage daily accounts, and how, when, and why to file a paperwork for a lien. It includes excerpts from the entire sections of Federal Codes, State Statutes, local ordinances, and the administrative rules related to all of the above. Product Dimensions: 11 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/4" Weight: 2.6 Lbs Publisher: Construction Education Enhancement Inc. Edition: 3rd Edition
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  • Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

    Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

    This book provides an extremely helpful step-by-step approach to the masonry field. Whether you are a seasoned contractor, an apprentice, a journeyman, or a do-it-yourself enthusiast you will find something in this masonry book for you. It is also a great reference for masonry contractors preparing for the contractor exams for their license in masonry and related trades. Number of Pages: 96, Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/8" x 1/4", Weight: 0.8 Lbs, Autor: Larry Erickson, Larry, Publisher: Ortho Books, Edition: 1st, ISBN-10: 0897214382, ISBN-13: 9780897214384
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  • All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    Ortho's All About Roofing and Siding Basics covers the selection and installation of roofing and siding components as well as repair and maintenance of siding, gutters, and downspouts. As an illustrated guide, it makes it easier for the reader to understand all the details involved in what is sometimes a complex installation process. Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.2 x 10.9 inches, Number of Pages: 96 pages, Weight: 12.3 ounces, Publisher: Ortho, ISBN-10: 0897214501, ISBN-13: 978-0897214506
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  • American Electricians Handbook

    American Electricians Handbook

    The American Electrician's Handbook provides the student with all there is to know about designing, maintaining, and operating electrical systems and equipment.. This text focuses on systems and equipment rather than codes and calculations, making it the most practical hands-on guide available today. Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.2 x 2.6 inches, Weight: 4.8 Lbs, Autor: Terrell Croft, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional, Edition: 16th, ISBN-10: 0071798803, ISBN-13: 978-0071798808
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  • ANSI CEMA 102 Conveyor Terms & Definitions

    ANSI CEMA 102 Conveyor Terms & Definitions

    Our bookstore no longer carries this item for sale. Please purchase directly from publisher (CEMA). This text provides users of conveyor equipment and systems with complete ordered definitions for technical and engineering terms, including new and modified terminology commonly used in the conveyor industry. It contains normative (standard) and non-normative (informational) sections illustrated with graphics. Number of Pages: 126 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 5/16" Weight: 0.8 Lbs ISBN-10: 1891171658
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  • Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual provides the most comprehensive set of recommended practices available for proper design and installation of custom-fabricated architectural sheet metal. It includes roof drainage system, design for scuppers, gutters, and downspouts. It also has details for the historical restoration of skylights, cornices and spires
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  • ASME A17.1/CSA B44 - Safety Code for Elevators and escalators

    ASME A17.1/CSA B44 - Safety Code for Elevators and escalators

    Standard containing the requirements for design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, escalators, moving walks, material lifts, and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices.
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  • ASME A17.3 - Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators

    ASME A17.3 - Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators

    Describes the safety requirements for existing elevators and escalators to enhance the safety of the general public. It mainly serves as a guidance to architects, engineers, insurance companies, manufacturers, and contractors, and as a standard of safety practices for building owners and managers of structures where existing elevator equipments covered in the scope of the code is used.
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  • ASME A17.5: Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment

    ASME A17.5: Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment

    This standard covers the requirements which apply for the following electrical equipment: elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, material lifts, and elevating devices for persons with physical disabilities such as platform lifts and stairway chairlifts, motor controllers, motion controllers, operation controllers, operating devices, and all other electrical equipment not listed/certified and labelled/marked according to another product safety standard or code.
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  • ASME A90.1: Safety Standard for Belt Manlifts

    ASME A90.1: Safety Standard for Belt Manlifts

    Applies to the manufacture, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of manlifts.These manlifts are intended for conveyance of persons only. The manlifts consist of steps and accompanying handholds mounted on, or attached to, an endless belt operating vertically in one direction only and being supported by, and driven through, pulleys at the top and bottom. Number of Pages: 24 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs ISBN-10: 0791831647 ISBN-13: 9780791831649
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  • ASME B20.1: Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment

    ASME B20.1: Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment

    This standard covers the design, construction, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of conveyors and conveying systems in relation to hazards. This standard specifically excludes any conveyor designed, installed, or used primarily for the movement of people.. It applies to certain conveying devices that incorporate within their supporting structure workstations or operator’s stations specifically designed for authorized operating personnel. Number of Pages: 16 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs ISBN-10: 0791831949 ISBN-13: 9780791831946
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  • ASTM F2291-06a Standard Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices

    ASTM F2291-06a Standard Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices

    Our bookstore no longer carries this item for sale. Please purchase directly from publisher. Establishes criteria for the design of amusement rides and devices providing safety standards for installation, assembly, repair, maintenance, disassembly and inspection of permanently or temporarily erected amusement attractions in parks, carnivals, or fairs. Number of Pages: 51 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 3/16" Weight: 0.4 Lbs
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  • ASTM C94/94M-15 – Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C94/94M-15 – Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    Standard specifications for ready-mixed concrete, its quality requirements, standard values, and procedures.
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  • AWWA Standard for Installation of Ductile Iron Water Mains, AWWA C-600

    AWWA Standard for Installation of Ductile Iron Water Mains, AWWA C-600

    This reference provides information on the minimum standard requirements for the installation and use of correct materials, dimensions, tolerances, and testing procedures of ductile-iron water mains and their appurtenances.
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  • ACCA Duct Slide Rule

    ACCA Duct Slide Rule

    This didactic tool provides instruction on the basic principles associated with the designing of air distribution systems, as well as an easy way to size round and rectangular duct systems. It includes information on friction loss, velocity, volumes, and efficiency.
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  • Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

    Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

    It is a guide for jobsite safety and truss performance. It includes information regarding the handling, installation, restraining, and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses. Number of Pages: 99 Product Dimensions: 11" x 9" x 3/4" Weight: 0.8 Lbs Also known as: Building Component Safety Information Guide for good practice for Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses Publisher: WTCA & Truss Plate Institute Edition: 2013
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  • Broward County Administrative Provisions Chapter 1- Administration

    Broward County Administrative Provisions Chapter 1- Administration

    Broward County Administrative Provisions Chapter 1- Administration
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  • Broward County Code, Chapter 27 - Pollution Control

    Broward County Code, Chapter 27 - Pollution Control

    Broward county’s intent through the publication of chapter 27 of its county code is to provide safe and secure management of the potable water resources for community water systems within Broward County's aquifers, as well as to protect the health of Broward County's citizens, Broward County declares that the storage, handling, and use of high-risk hazardous materials within the wellfield protection areas of Broward County's community water systems must be regulated. Furthermore, the Board finds that the improper storage, handling, use, and production of regulated substances can cause those substances to enter the public water supply. The Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department shall have the authority to license, inspect, evaluate, review, administer, and promote green initiatives for all regulated substance activities within the wellfield protection areas in order to provide a potable water source that is protected and secure.
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  • Broward County Code, Chapter 9 - Contractors

    Broward County Code, Chapter 9 - Contractors

    The purpose of this reference (Broward Ch 9) is to provide a uniform central system for the examination, certification, and regulation of all individuals or business organizations who are engaged in, or who intend or desire to engage in, the trades and occupations of: (1)Plumbing and specialty plumbing contractors; (2)Electrical and specialty electrical contractors; (3)General and specialty building contractors; (4)Mechanical and specialty mechanical contractors; (5)Liquefied petroleum gas contractors; and (6)Engineering and specialty engineering contractors. This reference must be used by all contractors trying to get a Broward County Contractor license during their contractor exams. It is highly recommended that contractors carefully study this particular reference during their exam prep process. Number of Pages: 128 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 1/4" Weight: 0.8 Lbs
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  • ASTM C754 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    ASTM C754 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    ASTM C754 provides details for the proper installation of steel framing members which are to be covered with gypsum panels using screws for attachment. Number of Pages: 11 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" x 1/16" Weight: 0.1 Lbs
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  • Carpentry & Building Construction

    Carpentry & Building Construction

    Carpentry & Building Construction is an illustrated guide that includes building codes, foundations, framing, doors and windows, exterior finishing, cabinet construction, and tools. This construction textbook is used in most apprenticeship programs as well as contractor licensing classes. The author’s way of approaching the different subjects allow the student to connect the dots of information presented without being overly overwhelming. Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 1.5 x 11.2 inches, Number of Pages: 992 pages, Weight: 5.2 Pounds, Author: Feirer John, Feirer John, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Edition: 6th, ISBN-10: 007822702X, ISBN-13: 978-0078227028
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  • Ceiling Systems Handbook

    Ceiling Systems Handbook

    The Ceiling Systems Handbook is published by the Ceilings and Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA) and shows in details all aspects involved in installing quality ceiling systems following a step-by-step approach. Number of Pages: 241 Product Dimensions: 8 3/4" x 6" x 3/4" Weight: 8 Lbs
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  • Chapter 62-610 (Florida) Reuse of Reclaimed Water and Land Application

    Chapter 62-610 (Florida) Reuse of Reclaimed Water and Land Application

    These rules shall be construed to assure that all waters of the state shall be free from components of wastewater discharges which, alone or in combination with other substances, are acutely toxic; are present in concentrations which are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or teratogenic to humans, animals, or aquatic species; or otherwise pose a serious threat to the public health, safety, and welfare. Number of Pages: 69 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 3/8" Weight: 0.8 Lbs Publisher: State of Florida Number of Pages: 69 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 3/8" Weight: 0.8 Lbs Publisher: State of Florida
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  • Chapter 64E-6, FAC, Standards for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

    Chapter 64E-6, FAC, Standards for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

    Chapter 64E-6, FAC, Standards for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems, includes a complete guide on standard codes, referenced policies and procedures for onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems. Number of Pages: 82 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 3/16" Weight: 0.6 Lbs
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  • Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64E-9 Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places

    Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64E-9 Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places

    Chapter 64E-9 Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places is an important reference for the general public and any participant involved in the operation or life cycle of a non-private swimming pool. It is equally important to contractors wishing to obtain their contractor’s license for swimming pool and spa maintenance, or a pool and spa license for the construction of such structures. Number of Pages: 21 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 5/8" x 1/4" Weight: .2 Lbs
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    In this text, specifically written for construction industry compliance, you will be able to find all the information needed to meet OSHA standards. In addition to a complete collection of Part 1926 regulations for the construction industry, the book also contains Part 1903 on Inspections, Citations, and Penalties; Part 1904 concerning Recording and Reporting Occupational Illnesses and Injuries; and relevant selections from Part 1910 for General Industry. Number of Pages: 566 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/8 Weight: 2.8 Lbs Publisher: Mancomm ISBN-10: 1599595664
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  • Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

    Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

    As published by the American Institute of Steel Construction, this Code sets forth criteria for the trade practices involved in steel buildings, bridges, and other structures, where other structures are defined as those structures designed, fabricated, and erected in a manner similar to buildings, with building-like vertical and lateral load resisting elements. In the absence of specific instructions to the contrary in the contract documents, the trade practices that are defined in this Code shall govern the fabrication and erection of structural steel.
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  • Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation is a guide for a proper installation of concrete pipe and box culverts, including standard installations, jointing, alignment, testing, and more. Number of Pages: 90 Product Dimensions: 7 x 4 1/4 x 1/4" Weight: 0.1 Lbs Publisher: American Concrete Pipe Association ISBN-10: 0615551653 ISBN-13: 978-0615551654
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  • Construction Waterproofing Handbook

    Construction Waterproofing Handbook

    Construction Waterproofing Handbook is perhaps the single most important publication in the waterproofing trade. It is written by one of the industry’s leading expert on waterproofing and is used by designers, contractors, and installers. Construction Waterproofing Handbook is a book typically used in waterproofing contractor license examinations. Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 1.5 x 9.4 inches Number of Pages: 576 pages Weight: 2.7 pounds Author: Michael T. Kubal Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Edition: 2nd edition ISBN-10: 0071489738 ISBN-13: 978-0071489737
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  • Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods

    Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods

    A complete overview of all aspects of construction. It is one of the best textbooks available for students of the construction industry who wish to gain a basic understanding of the construction process. Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1.4 x 9.4 inches Number of Pages: 786 pages Weight: 3 pounds Author: Robert Peurifoy, Clifford J. Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math Edition: 7 edition ISBN-10: 0072964200 ISBN-13: 978-0072964202
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  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff and William C. Panarese, 16th Edition, 2016, Portland Cement Association, 5420 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077-1083. ISBN: 9780893122775
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  • Drywall: Professional Techniques For Walls & Ceilings

    Drywall: Professional Techniques For Walls & Ceilings

    Drywall Professional Techniques For Walls & Ceilings is the perfect book for contractors interested in adopting more efficient drywall installation and finishing techniques. It is no wonder this reference is commonly used for contractor exams for drywall-related contractor licenses throughout most states and counties. Number of Pages: 217, Product Dimensions: 11" x 9 1/4" x 1/2", Weight: 1.6 Lbs, Autor: Ferguson, Myron, Publisher: Taunton Press, Edition: 3th Rev Upd edition, ISBN-10: 1561589551, ISBN-13: 9781561589555
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  • Elevator Maintenance Manual

    Elevator Maintenance Manual

    The elevator maintenance manual is the go-to reference for elevator technicians and contractors who wish to know the in-depth intricacies of elevator maintenance. It is also a book used during technical training in apprenticeship programs as well as exam prep courses for elevator contractors preparing for contractor license exams Number of Pages: 258 Author: Zack McCain Publisher: Elevator World Edition: 1999 ISBN-10: 1886536279 ISBN-13: 9781886536272
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  • ES-12 Asphalt Surface Treatments - Construction Techniques

    ES-12 Asphalt Surface Treatments - Construction Techniques

    ES-12 covers inspections of existing pavements, distribution of asphalt, distributor speeds, surface treatment design, Includes: items to be considered, inspection of existing pavements, asphalt distributor, checking distributor speed, checking spreads, aggregate spreaders, rollers, power broom, auxiliary equipment, pavement preparation, surface treatment design, praying the asphalt, aggregate spreading, rolling, and more. Number of Pages: 21 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 3/4 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs
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  • Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation & Grading Handbook great reference used by design professionals and contractors alike. It covers all aspects of excavation contracting and is a very important book for several contractor exams. This contractor reference provides thorough coverage of material take-offs, and machine efficiency calculations. Number of Pages: 514, Product Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 1 1/4", Weight: 3.0 Lbs, Autor: Nick Capachi,John Capachi, ISBN-10: 1572181737, ISBN-13: 9781572181731
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  • Fabric Awning and Canopy Building Code Reference, IFAI

    Fabric Awning and Canopy Building Code Reference, IFAI

    The Fabric Awning and Canopy Building Code Reference is a great resource for Awning Contractors. This The Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) represents the fabric awning and canopy industry, including awning fabricators, installers, suppliers and services to the industry. One of PAMA’s goals is to identify issues of common concern to the awning industry and take a proactive role. PAMA recognized that its members were being challenged by a rapidly changing U.S. building codes environment, which is both multi-layered and complex. No one building code is universally accepted by code officials and this makes the business environment particularly challenging to those trying to conduct business in an ethical manner, especially when multiple localities are involved. While some municipalities have their own codes, others follow state codes and some follow the International Code Council (ICC).
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  • Fences and Retaining Walls

    Fences and Retaining Walls

    Fences and Retaining Walls is a user-friendly manual for building professional-quality boundary markers and retaining structures including picket and chain fences. It also covers the fundamental aspects of fencing and wall building including gates, wiring, and plumbing in retaining walls, rock walls, and much more. Number of Pages: 396 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" x 5/8" Weight: 2.0 Lbs Autor: William McElroy ISBN-10: 0934041539
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  • Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards

    Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards

    Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards includes instructions on how to fabricate and install fibrous glass duct systems, including duct board systems with flex duct. It also shows methods of constructing simple straight-duct sections plus tees, elbows, and complex fittings, installing accessories, connecting ducts to HVAC equipment and also gives instructions and recommended methods of reinforcement, support, and damage repair.
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  • Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide is a must-have reference for finish carpentry contractors and for contractors in general. This book is widely used by contractors trying to pass their county examinations for their license. This finish carpentry book is also used as a reference by contractors on the field. Number of Pages: 288, Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/4" x 3/4", Weight: 1.8 Lbs, Autor: Spence, William P., Publisher: Sterling, ISBN-10: 0806907002, ISBN-13: 9780806907000
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  • Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code - Building

    The Florida Building Code (2017) is the most complete source of code standards and compliance information in the construction industry. It is arguably the single-most important book in the construction industry since it defines the standards with which construction products and installations must comply throughout the construction process. It is for this reason that the Florida Building Code is one of the most heavily-tested reference books in the Florida construction contractor licensing exams. Product Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 13" x 5 1/4" Weight: 8.6 Lbs Author: International Code Council Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning Edition: 2017 ISBN-10: 160983562X ISBN-13: 9781609835576
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  • Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    The 2017 Florida Fuel Gas Code is a comprehensive standard which establishes minimum regulations for fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new fuel gas system and appliance designs
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  • Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    The 2017 Florida Mechanical Code (6th Edition) is published by the International Code Council and it provides the standards for the safe and effective design and installation of current mechanical systems in Florida.
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  • Florida Building Code - Plumbing

    Florida Building Code - Plumbing

    The 2017 Florida Pluming Code (6th Edition) is published by the International Code Council is a fully integrated code contains the standard codes and regulations for plumbing facilities in the State of Florida.
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  • Florida Building Code - Residential

    Florida Building Code - Residential

    The 6th edition (2017) Florida Residential Code is published by the International Code Council and is based on the International Code. It describes the code compliance requirements for the construction of residential structures in the State of Florida.
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  • Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete provides current information about design, safety, and economy in the formwork trade. It includes in-depth details on mass concrete, shell structures, and underground structures. It also has a guide that explains many basic designs and common formwork practices. Pages: 512 Publication Year: 2014 Author: David W. Johnston Publisher: Amer Concrete Institute Edition: 8th ISBN-13: 9780870319129
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  • Fundamentals of Hydraulic Dredging

    Fundamentals of Hydraulic Dredging

    Fundamentals of Hydraulic Dredging presents the basic principles of hydraulic dredging in great detail. This book is a great source of information for contractors in the hydraulic dredging trade. Product Dimensions: 6.00 x 8.90 x 0.70 inches Number of Pages: 258 pages Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers ISBN-13: 9780784401477
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  • GANA Glazing Manual

    GANA Glazing Manual

    This manual is recognized as the definitive source in glass and glazing fields. This manual includes complete information about primary and fabricated glass products, quality standards, testing considerations, and general/specific guidelines in hazardous locations. Number of Pages: 194 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" x 1/2" Weight: 1.8 Lbs Publisher: Glass Assocaition of North America Edition: 50th Anniversary
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  • Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    The Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas is published by the Aluminum Association of Florida is a recognized an outstanding reference which covers in great detail the construction of aluminum-framed patios and related structures in compliance with the new Florida building code. This contractor reference is published by the Aluminum Association of Florida and is widely used by contractors studying for their contractor licensing exams.
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  • Guide to Shotcrete – ACI 506R

    Guide to Shotcrete – ACI 506R

    Guide to shotcrete provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete, covering most facets of the shotcrete application process. It includes application procedures, equipment requirements, pre-construction, pre-qualification, and acceptance testing of workers, materials, and finished shotcrete.
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  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9

    Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9

    As published by the Steel Joist institute, this updated Technical Digest contains a thorough coverage of the proper handling and erection procedures to be employed in the field to make certain that SJI joist products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and above all, to ensure the safety of the erectors. The digest includes descriptions of the standard products: K-Series joists, LH/DLH-Series joists, Joist Girders and now CJ-Series joists, how joist products are prepared, tagged, loaded and shipped from the joist manufacturer’s plant, how they are to be unloaded and stored at the job site, how the joist products are to be erected including bridging, and field inspection. Other topics covered in the digest are panelized erection and common field issues.
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  • High Pressure Boiler

    High Pressure Boiler

    High Pressure Boiler is a complete guide to the inner workings of high pressure boilers and its control systems. This is a great for mechanical contractors and journeyman involved in the operation of high pressure boilers. Number of Pages: 344 Product Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 5/8 Weight: 2.0 Lbs Autor: Frederick M. Steingress, Daryl, R. Walker Publisher: American Technical Publishers, Inc. Edition: Fourth Edition ISBN-13: 9780826943095
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  • How to Install Pavers

    How to Install Pavers

    How to Install Pavers is a great step-by-step installation guide. It is written in a way that makes it simple to follow and understand to the beginner while remaining interesting and truly constructive to the most experience paver contractors. Number of Pages: 23 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 3/16" Weight: 0.2 Lbs
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  • Hurricane Shutter Designs

    Hurricane Shutter Designs

    Hurricane Shutter Designs is a technical publication by the APA. The APA is a nonprofit trade association that represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of structural engineered wood products, including plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), glued-laminated timber (glulam), wood I-joists and structural composite lumber. Its primary functions are product certification and testing, applied research, and market support and development. The Hurricane Shutter Designs publication is without a doubt an outstanding contribution to the Hurricane Shutters field and to all hurricane protection contractors. Number of Pages: 18 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 3/16 Weight: 0.2 Lbs
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  • HVAC Controls: Operation and Maintenance

    HVAC Controls: Operation and Maintenance

    HVAC Controls: Operation and Maintenance describes in great detail the proper procedures for the execution of maintenance activities and overall operation of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) controls. This is a must-have for any HVAC contractor specializing in the pneumatic control field. Product Dimensions: 1 x 6 x 9 inches Number of Pages: 339 pages Weight: 1.4 pounds Author: W. Gupton Jr. Publisher: Fairmont Press Edition: 3rd Edition ISBN-10: 0824709225 ISBN-13: 978-0824709228
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  • HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible

    HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible

    HVAC Duct Construction Standards (Metal and Flexible) contains tables and details for constructing ductwork from ½ to 10 Wg positive and negative pressures. It also gives information about pressure class tables, separate tables for TDC/TDF construction and expanded tables for round duct construction, including 6 Wg positive and negative pressure and sizes up to 96. This book also provides additional information to design professionals like double-wall construction details, casting construction details, and additional accessory items. Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 1 Weight: 2.4 Lbs Autor: SMACNA Edition: Third Edition
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  • Industrial Motor Control

    Industrial Motor Control

    Industrial Motor Control is a vital reference for electrical contractors interested in controlling industrial motors and devices in industrial settings. It thoroughly covers variable frequency drives, solid state relays, and most types of applications which on electronic devices. This book is commonly used by technical schools in the electrical and electronic fields. This reference is also used for electrical licensing exams. ISBN: 978-0827386402
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  • Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    The Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe simply has everything there is to know about Ductile Iron Pipe. It is a great resource for contractors in the underground utilities field, not to mention a great tool for those contractors trying to pass their contractor exams for their license. Number of Pages: 104 Product Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs Autor: Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association Publisher: Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association ISBN-10: 0964219409 ISBN-13: 9780964219403
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  • Minimum Standards Applicable to Public Rights of Way Under Broward County Jurisdiction

    Minimum Standards Applicable to Public Rights of Way Under Broward County Jurisdiction

    This reference is published by Broward County as exhibit 25A, Broward County Administrative Code Minimum Standards Applicable to Public Right-of-Way. The intent of the “Minimum Standards” is to provide for the safe and orderly use and development of public right-of-way under Broward County jurisdiction, to the end that the needs and interests of the public are served as fully and efficiently as possible. The regulations embodied herein have been made as broad as possible to serve as standards of quality to maintain the necessary uniformity in the utilization of the public traffic corridors, and are intended to express the minimum acceptable level. Those whose standards are higher are encouraged to follow them to the extent possible.
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  • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Number of Pages: 1211 Product Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 2" Weight: 6.0 Lbs Autor: Andrew D. Althouse; Carl H. Turnquist; A.F. Bracciano Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Co Edition: 18th ISBN-10: 1590702808 ISBN-13: 9781590702802
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  • Modern Welding

    Modern Welding

    Modern Welding is the first book one should see on a welder’s shelf. This book explains in great details the ins and outs of the welding trade in all its applications and from the perspectives of the welder technician and the welding contractor. Number of Pages: 784 Product Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" x 1 1/4" Weight: 4.0 Lbs Autor: The GoodHeart-Willcox Company, Inc Edition: 2004 ISBN-10: 1566379873 ISBN-13: 9781566379878
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  • MS-16 Asphalt in Paving, Preservation & Maintenance

    MS-16 Asphalt in Paving, Preservation & Maintenance

    MS-16 Asphalt in Pavement, Preservation & Maintenance, 4th Edition. MS-16 Asphalt in Paving Maintenance is a reference widely used by asphalt technicians specializing in asphalt repair and maintenance. Contractors engaged in maintenance contracting for major and minor roadways also find MS-16 Asphalt in Paving Maintenance extremely useful. This reference is also used by contractors preparing for contractor licensing exams. 978-1-934154-58-8
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  • MS-19 Basic Asphalt Emulsion Manual

    MS-19 Basic Asphalt Emulsion Manual

    MS-19 Provides information about when, where, and how emulsions should be used. This manual will help professionals evaluate pavement systems for construction and maintenance, and chose the emulsion that best fits a project’s specific conditions. Number of Pages: 97 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 3/8" x 1/4" Weight: 0.6 Lbs Publisher: AEMA ISBN-13: 9781934154564
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  • MS-5 Introduction to Asphalt

    MS-5 Introduction to Asphalt

    MS-5 Introduction to Asphalt is a great book for contractors and apprentices alike. It covers all vital aspects of asphalt application without overwhelming the reader with technical details. This reference is published by the asphalt institute and is used by trade schools and contractor licensing programs to teach the basic principles of the Asphalt trade.
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  • NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    The NEC (published by the NFPA) addresses the installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, and raceways; and optical fiber cables and raceways in commercial, residential, and industrial occupancies. It is a great reference for any electrician practicing the electrical trade as well as for any contractor trying to obtain an electrical contractor's license. Paperback: 910 pages Publisher: National Fire Protection Association; 1 edition (October 2, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1455906727 ISBN-13: 978-1455906727 Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.2 x 10.5 inches Shipping Weight: 3.7 pounds
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  • NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code

    NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code

    NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code includes the latest safety provisions to meet society’s changing fire detection, signaling, and emergency communications demands. It also includes requirements for mass notification systems used for weather emergencies, terrorist events, biological, chemical, and nuclear emergencies. Number of Pages: 351 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 7/16" x 3/4" Weight: 1.8 Lbs Autor: National Fire Protection Association Publisher: National Fire Protection Association Edition: 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1455904112
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  • Painting and Decorating Craftsman's Manual and Textbook, 8th Edition

    Painting and Decorating Craftsman's Manual and Textbook, 8th Edition

    The painting and decorating craftsman’s manual and textbook is arguably the single best reference for painting contractors. It is published by the PDCA (Painting and Decorating Contractors of America). It is a key textbook in most painting contractor license exams. Number of Pages: 362 Product Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 9 1/4" x 1 1/16" Weight: 2.0 Lbs Author: Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Edition: 8th ISBN-10: 0915050005 ISBN-13: 9780915050000
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  • Pipefitters Handbook

    Pipefitters Handbook

    Pipefitters’ Handbook contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, portraying almost everything there is to know about layout and pipe installations, providing clear answers to all sorts of problems associated with power and industrial pipe bending, as well as shop and field welding fabrication. Product Dimensions: 7 x 4 5/8 x 1 3/8" Weight: 1.0 Lbs Autor: Lindsey, Forrest R. Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc ISBN-13: 9780831130190
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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars is published by the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute and is primary re-bar reference for builders, designers, contractors, and apprentices. It is a detail-oriented publication great for learning, for double-checking on the soundness of one’s own installation procedures, and even for preparing for contractor license examinations. Product Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 3/4" Weight: 0.8 lbs Autor: Committee on Placing Reinforcing Bars Publisher: CRSI Edition: 9th ISBN: 9781943961146
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  • Plastering Skills

    Plastering Skills

    Plastering Skills should be every plasterer’s starting point. This widely used reference book covers the plastering trade in more detail than any other textbook in the market today. This book is a great reference for journeyman, masters, and contractor’s. Number of Pages: 543, Product Dimensions: 9" x 6 1/2" x 1 1/8", Weight: 1.8 Lbs, Author: Branden, Hartsell, ISBN-10: 0826906575, ISBN-13: 9780826906571
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  • Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation

    Plumbing Technology: Design and Installation

    Plumbing Technology Design and Installation is a great go-to reference for contractors and journeymen in the plumbing field looking in step-by-step solutions to everyday plumbing installation challenges. This a also an important book to review prior to some plumbing contractor licensing exams. Number of Pages: 518 Product Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/4" Weight: 2.6 Lbs Autor: Smith, Lee. Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning Edition: 3rd ISBN-10: 0766810844 ISBN-13: 978-0766810846
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  • Plumbing Design and Installation

    Plumbing Design and Installation

    Plumbing Design and Installation covers both the installation and design aspects of the plumbing trade. The design approach used by the author is strictly based on code compliance, efficiency, and sound plumbing principles, especially in the areas of backflow prevention, ventilation, and layout. This book is a great information resource for plumbing contractors, journeyman, and apprentices alike. Number of Pages: 469 Product Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/8" Weight: 3.4 Lbs Autor: Ripka, L.V. Publisher: Amer Technical Pub Edition: 3rd ISBN-10: 0826906311 ISBN-13: 978-0826906311
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  • Pool & Spa Operator Handbook

    Pool & Spa Operator Handbook

    The Pool & Spa Operator Handbook explains how to mitigate risks related to the use of swimming pools like drowning, suction entrapment, spine injuries and chemical hazards, to name a few. It is also a very powerful teaching/learning tool for contractors trying to understand the ins and outs of swimming pool and spa service. It has numerous tables which show the user which chemicals to use and at which concentrations to achieve specific goals. Number of Pages: 278, Product Dimensions: 10 7/8" x 9" x 3/4", Weight: 7.6 Lbs, ISBN: 978-0984586370, 0984586377
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  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology

    Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology

    Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology is a very complete and thorough textbook which covers the complete spectrum of subjects within the Air Conditioning field with an emphasis on current technology. This textbook is a great investment for anyone trying to achieve a holistic understanding of the Air Conditioning field, especially useful to designers and air conditioning contractors. Product Dimensions: 2.2 x 9 x 11 inches Number of Pages: 1696 pages Weight: 8.1 Pounds Author: Bill Whitman, Bill Johnson, John Tomczyk, Eugene Silberstein Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning Edition: 7th ISBN-10: 1111644470 ISBN-13: 978-1111644475
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  • Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide

    Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide

    The Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide is an outstanding resource for those wishing to understand how the structural members of a residential structure are put together. It is a great source of useful details and information for contractors, structural steel erectors, framers, and anyone in the structural field of construction. Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches, Weight: 1.6 pounds, Author: E. N. Lorre, Publisher: Technical Publications, Edition: 1994, ISBN-10: 0965130207, ISBN-13: 978-0965130202
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  • Roofing Construction and Estimating

    Roofing Construction and Estimating

    Includes everything there is to know on how to estimate, build, and repair most types of roof coverings such as asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles, shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Number of Pages: 444 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 3/8 x 1" Weight: 2.8 Lbs Autor: Daniel Atcheson Publisher: Craftsman Book Co ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079
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  • Setting Tile

    Setting Tile

    Tile Setting is a great reference for tile contractors of all levels of expertise and for contractor preparing for their tile license exam. Number of Pages: 244, Product Dimensions: 10" x 8" x 1/2", Weight: 1.6 Lbs, Autor: Byrne, Michael, Publisher: Taunton, Edition: Revised and Updated, ISBN-10: 1561580805, ISBN-13: 9781561580804
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  • Simplified Irrigation Design

    Simplified Irrigation Design

    The book publishers describe Simplified Irrigation Design clearly explains irrigation design and related hydraulics, without the need for interpretation by teachers. Each chapter builds on the other, presenting all the fundamentals of irrigation design before getting into the more complicated aspects of irrigation, such as: basic hydraulics, pipe sizing, friction loss calculations, and determining water pressure. Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches Number of Pages: 230 pages Weight: 1.2 pounds Author: Pete Melby Publisher: Wiley Edition: 2 edition (May 1995) ISBN-10: 0471286222 ISBN-13: 978-0471286226
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  • Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Systems

    Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Systems

    The Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Systems is published by the Sandia National Laboratory and it is widely used as a primary reference for solar technicians and contractors wishing to deepen their knowledge of the solar trade.
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  • Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

    Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

    The Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction is published by The Florida Department of Transportation and is the go-to standard for this type of civil construction.
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  • Terrazzo Specification and Design Guide

    Terrazzo Specification and Design Guide

    Terrazzo Specification and Design Guide is a wonderful publication on terrazzo specifications and design. It serves as a reference to installers and contractors alike. It is also an important reference commonly used for terrazzo contractor licensing exams. Number of Pages: 69 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 9/16 x 5/16 Weight: 0.4 Lbs
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  • Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    The 2017 Florida Mechanical Code (6th Edition) is published by the International Code Council and it provides the standards for the safe and effective design and installation of current mechanical systems in Florida.
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  • Florida Building Code - Plumbing

    Florida Building Code - Plumbing

    The 2017 Florida Pluming Code (6th Edition) is published by the International Code Council is a fully integrated code contains the standard codes and regulations for plumbing facilities in the State of Florida.
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  • Florida Building Code - Residential

    Florida Building Code - Residential

    The 6th edition (2017) Florida Residential Code is published by the International Code Council and is based on the International Code. It describes the code compliance requirements for the construction of residential structures in the State of Florida.
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  • NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    The NEC (published by the NFPA) addresses the installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, and raceways; and optical fiber cables and raceways in commercial, residential, and industrial occupancies. It is a great reference for any electrician practicing the electrical trade as well as for any contractor trying to obtain an electrical contractor's license. Paperback: 910 pages Publisher: National Fire Protection Association; 1 edition (October 2, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1455906727 ISBN-13: 978-1455906727 Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.2 x 10.5 inches Shipping Weight: 3.7 pounds
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  • Ugly's Electrical References

    Ugly's Electrical References

    Spiral-bound: 198 pages Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 4 edition (March 21, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1449690777 ISBN-13: 978-1449690779 Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 4.2 x 6 inches ISBN-13: 978-0763790998
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  • Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems

    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems

    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems provides information on micro-computerized controls, sophisticated detection devices, and methods of alarm reporting. Great book for electrical contractors preparing for their electrical contractor exams. Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.5 inches, Number of Pages: 272 pages, Weight: 1 pound,Author: H. William Trimmer B.S., Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann, Edition: 3rd Edition, ISBN-10: 0750672064, ISBN-13: 978-0750672061
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  • FL DOT Utility Accommodation Manual

    FL DOT Utility Accommodation Manual

    Utility Accommodation Manual is a publication by the Florida Department of Transportation which provides detailed information from virtually all aspects of the installation of underground utilities. Number of Pages: 32 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 5/8 x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs Autor: Florida Department of Transportation
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