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Arizona HVAC Contractors License

get arizona contractors licensenstallation, alteration, and repair of refrigeration and evaporative cooling systems. Installation, alteration, and repair of heating systems of "wet", "dry" or radiant type. "Wet" systems include steam or hot water boilers and coils, or baseboard convectors, and are 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. Installation, alteration, and repair of ventilation systems includes duct work, air filtering devices, water treatment devices, pneumatic or electrical controls, and control piping. Thermal and acoustical insulation, vibration isolation materials and devices, liquid fuel piping and tanks, water and gas piping from service connection to the equipment it serves. Testing and balancing of refrigerant, cooling, heating circuits, and air handling systems. If necessary, a new circuit may be added to the existing service panel or sub-panel. Excluded is the installation of a new service panel or sub-panel.

 

Arizona HVAC Contractors License Requirements

 

let us help you get your contractors licenseApplicants must have four(4) years of verifiable HVAC experience. A contractors license is required in Arizona for any contract that exceeds $1,000 (including labor and materials) or if the work requires a building permit. A business consisting of a sole proprietorship (individual), a partnership, limited liability company, or a corporation may apply for a 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. A corporation or limited liability company must be registered with the Arizona Corporation Commission and in good standing with that agency before submitting an application for a contractor's license. The corporation or limited liability company must remain in good standing in order to renew their contractor's license. Any business which contracts or offers to contract to build, alter, repair, add to, subtract from, improve, move, wreck or demolish any building, highway, road, railroad, excavation or other structure, development or improvement, or to do any part of the work must be a licensed contractor. Also included in work requiring a license is the erection of scaffolding, connections to utility service lines, metering devices and sewer lines, mechanical or structural service to a structure or improvement and any other work in connection with the project. More info here.

 

Arizona HVAC Contractors Fees

 

contractors license feesAfter you pass the exam, you can complete your license application. You'll need a financial statement, proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance if you have employees, and a bond. The amount of the bond depends on the type of license you're getting and the gross amount of business you expect to do in Arizona. For commercial contractor licenses, bonds can be from $5,000 to $90,000 for each license. For residential contractor licenses, they're from $1,000 to $15,000 each. Residential contractors also need to pay into the Arizona Recovery Fund. The amount of the payment may vary from year to year depending on how much the Fund has accumulated over the year. One part law or trade examination is $56. Two parts law and trade examinations are $106. New license fees range from: $580 for each specialty classification, $780 for each general commercial classification, and $870 for each residential construction classification.

 

Arizona HVAC Contractors Exam Details

 

contractor exam detailed informationApplicants are required to take the Business Law exam in addition to the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration exam. It is a closed-book exam with 80 questions and 3 hour time limit. A 70% is required to pass. The business management test contains questions on state and federal laws and questions on the management of construction projects and business and financial management. More info here.

HVAC Exam Content

 

Refrigeration
Air Conditioning
Warm Air Heating
Controls and Motors
Boilers
Ventilation
Evaporative Coolers
Fuel Piping Systems
Water Piping Systems
Steam, Hot, Chilled, and Condensing Water
Testing, Balancing, and Inspections
Sizing and Estimating


Total Number of Test Questions: 80


Time Allowed: 210 minutes

 

Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam

 

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926, Revised as of 2013.


2. International Fuel Gas Code, 2009, ICC.


3. International Mechanical Code, 2009, ICC.

 

4. International Plumbing Code, 2009, ICC.

 

NOTE: If you are not currently a licensed contractor then you are required to take and pass BOTH the standard LAW exam and TRADE specific exam.

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Arizona HVAC Contractors Exam Home Study Kit $249

 

complete home study kit saleOur home study materials are available in either books with CD-ROMs version or online downloadable version. Our CD-ROM software is developed using the computer-assisted testing software, which means that no internet or prior computer experience is required. Both CD-ROM and instant online download versions are identical and cover everything you need to study and pass your contractors exam. The complete home study kit includes: both Business Management & HVAC study manuals with over 200 pages of HVAC formulas, installation terminology, math examples, troubleshooting, and more. Plus, over a thousand of practice exam questions covering both Business Management and HVAC exams. All orders also receive a complete contractors application review, 30-day online exam support, and 24/7 online applicant support.

 

Arizona Contractors License Reciprocity

 

contractors license reciprocityArizona contractors registrar will let you waive any trade exam you already have a license if you qualify. The Business Management exam cannot be waived because it has reference to Arizona specific statutes and rules. To waive the trade portion of the exam you must: The applicant/qualifier shall have taken and passed an equivalent trade exam that led to the approval of a contractor’s license. The contractor’s license must have been active and in good standing within the preceding five years. The exam content and the license classification must be equivalent to the Arizona exam and license for which the exam waiver is being requested. Additionally, you also must include; A description of the scope of license classification from the jurisdiction where the trade exam was taken. A copy of the passing tests results. A description of the exam content from the exam provider. Proof of the license status and history from the other jurisdiction (e.g. state, county, city). More info here.