Florida State General-Building Contractor License Exam Book Set - Trade and Business Books
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Business and Finance Books for the GC Exams
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Official list General Contractor Books according to the DBPR
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Title: GENERAL, BUILDING AND RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTOR CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION & PROJECT MANAGEMENT Exam Reference List Valid January 2019 – December 2019 Revised: February 20, 2019
ONLY THESE BOOKS MAYBE BROUGHT INTO THE TESTING ROOM: Ref # Titles AIA documents are listed below.
The American Institute of Architects, PO Box 60, Williston, VT 05495 or Florida Association of AIA, 104 East Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32301. https://www.aiacontracts.org/
A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2017. R6 A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017.
A701 Instructions to Bidders, 2018.
Builder's Guide to Accounting, 2001. Craftsman Book Company, 6058 Corte del Cedro, Carlsbad, CA 92009. https://www.craftsman-book.com/books-and-software
Building Estimator’s Reference Book, 31st Edition, 2017. Frank R. Walker Company, PO Box 318, 1989 University Lane, Unit “C”, Lisle, IL 60532. www.frankrwalker.com
Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, July 1, 2018. Government Printing Office Bookstore, 100 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. bookstore.gpo.gov, (Ph 866.512.1800); www.mancomm.com, (Ph 800.417.2531); or hr.cch.com/safety, (Ph 888.276.5422).
Contractors Manual, 2017. (Includes the 2016 Circular E). Association of Builders and Contractors Institute, Inc., 3730 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL 33066, (Ph 866.930.4222).
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition, 2016. Portland Cement Association, 5420 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077-1083. www.cement.org/bookstore
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, 2011. CRSI Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, 933 North Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173. http://resources.crsi.org/resources-search/
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, 2013 or 10th Edition, 2019. Prentice-Hall Publishers, 200 Old Tappan, Old Tappan, NJ 07675, (Ph 800.382.3419). www.mypearsonstore.com/index.asp?partner_select=49 Note: Beginning April 1, 2019 the 9th Edition, 2013 or the 10th Edition 2019 may be used on the examination.
Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018 Edition. Gypsum Association, 810 First Street Northeast, #510, Washington, DC 20002. https://www.bnibooks.com/gypsum/
Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 2017. Program for Resource Efficient Communities, Shimberg Center for House, University of Florida, PO Box 110940, Gainesville, FL 32611-0940, (Ph 352.392.5684). www.buildgreen.ufl.edu/
Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D “Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses”, 2018. Truss Plate Institute Inc., 583 D’Onorfio Drive, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53719. www.sbcindustry.com/bcsi.php
International Code Council, Inc., 5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 600, Falls Church, VA 22041, (Ph 800.786.4452). shop.iccsafe.org/state-and-local-codes/florida.html
Florida Building Code - Building, 2017.
Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2017.
Florida Building Code - Residential, 2017.
Florida Building Code - Existing Building, 2017.
Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation, 2017.