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HARV Contractor (GITS) For Palm Beach County

HARV Contractors (heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation) can install air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, ventilation, unlimited in horsepower or tons, including all duct systems, sheet metal, incinerators, boilers and unfired pressure vessel systems, solar heating and cooling systems and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection therewith, also piping, duct work, insulation of pipes, vessels and ducts. A HARV contractor shall subcontract to a qualified contractor all other work incidental to the work, which is herein specified as being the work of a trade other than that of a HARV contractor.

HARV Contractor Courses

  • Palm Beach County (Florida) HARV Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

    The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Palm Beach County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: This course can be taken through morning, afternoon, and evening classes, every week. You will be able to choose from all available times and dates at the time of your registration (first come, first served).  Once you register for the course, you will be contacted to set up your training sessions according to your schedule. The subjects covered in this training will reflect material specific to this exam (no generic material). You can access the live classes from any computer and talk to your professor (one-on-one) in real time. You will also receive access to practice questions and training material to complete before taking the exam, after the live training sessions. An email with all instructions will be sent to the student’s email address, immediately after registration. Please continue scrolling down this page for a detailed list of books and subjects involved in this exam. 

    $240.00
    $240.00

HARV Contractor Exams (Trade and Business)

HARV Contractor Exam

  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Time Allowed (hours): 4h
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Code Compliance 14
    • Ductwork - Systems and Sizing 12
    • Load Calculations 8
    • General 16
    • Fuel Gas 8
    • Maintenance and Service 12
    • Controls 6
    • Piping 6
    • Insulation 6
    • Psychrometrics 6
    • Safety 6

Business Exam

This exams tests candidate's knowledge of payroll taxes, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, lien laws and other laws or subjects that will affect their daily operations as contractors. All contractors need to take and pass this exam.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Insurance Laws 10
    • Tax Laws 10
    • Safety 6
    • Management 4
    • Lien Laws 8
    • Employment Laws 4
    • General Accounting 8

HARV Contractor (heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation) Books

The book set includes all required references for both the HARV Contractor and Business Procedures exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

PALM BEACH COUNTY (FLORIDA) HARV (GITS©) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $1,347.13

PALM BEACH COUNTY (FLORIDA) HARV (GITS©) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $1,447.13

HARV Contractor Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    The Florida Mechanical Code is currently on its 2017 edition and is the most widely used reference for Mechanical-installations compliance in the State.
    $88.00
    $88.00
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  • Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation

    Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation

    The 2017 edition of the Florida Energy Conservation Code is the current and primary source of code compliance for mechanical contractors and builders. This book used to be Chapter 13 of the Florida Building Code in prior code editions (before it was published separately).
    $41.77
    $41.77
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  • Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    The Fuel Gas Code currently used for state contractor testing in Florida is the 6th edition (2017) . This reference is used during mechanical and plumbing tests.
    $88.00
    $88.00
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  • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is an important book in the AC trade, it is the sort of book you want to keep within reach when troubleshooting systems.
    $86.15
    $86.15
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  • Trane Ductulator

    Trane Ductulator

    The Trane Ductulator is a tool used for duct sizing. It provides the user with the dimensions for both rectangular and circular ducts as long a required air flow and air velocity are given.
    $12.25
    $12.25
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  • HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible

    HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible

    The HVAC Duct Construction Standards is a SMACNA publication which deals with all aspects of metal and flexible duct construction.
    $177.78
    $177.78
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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  • NFPA 54- National Fuel Gas Code

    NFPA 54- National Fuel Gas Code

    The NFPA 54 covers fuel gas piping systems, appliances, equipment, and related accessories.
    $71.66
    $71.66
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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.
    $142.20
    $142.20
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  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

    Helps prepare readers for HVAC State and County Exams.
    $146.66
    $146.66
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  • Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual is the go-to reference for contractors in the mechanical and sheet metal trades.
    $249.60
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  • Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code 2017 edition is the primary source for building code compliance in Florida.
    $137.59
    $137.59
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Business Book

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • 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.
    $69.43
    $69.43
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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