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West Virginia HVAC Contractors License

pass your west virginia contractors examThe HVAC Contractor license is for those individuals engaging in the business of contracting to install, erect, repair, service or alter heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment or systems to heat, cool or ventilate residential and commercial structures or work incidental to the installation or repair.

 

West Virginia HVAC Contractors License Requirements

 

let us help you get your contractors licenseA contractors license is required in West Virginia (WV) for virtually any aspect of construction where the project is valued over $1,000. Any electrical performed for compensation must be by a licensed electrician. To become a licensed contractor, candidates are required to pass two examinations: business and law and the trade. More info here.

 

West Virginia HVAC Contractors Fees

 

contractors license feesContractor license fees: A license is good for one year and costs between $90 and $100. This amount sometimes includes both the non-refundable application processing fee and covers one or two-year fee. Usually all applicants must have certain amount of working capital. In addition, applicants must also file a bond with the registrar.

 

West Virginia HVAC Contractors Exam Details

 

contractor exam detailed informationYou have to pass a business and law exam and a trade exam to get a license. For law and business exam there are 50 questions and an 2 hour time limit. A 70% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $42. Topics on the exam include business organization, licensing, estimating and bidding, contracts, project management, risk management, safety, labor law, financial management, tax law, and lien law. For HVAC contractors exam, there are 80 questions and an 3 hour time limit. A 70% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $42. More info here.

HVAC Exam Content

 

General Regulations
Load Calculations
Code Requirements
Controls
Equipment
Ducting, Insulating
Piping
Safety


Total Number of Test Questions: 80


Time Allowed: 180 minutes

 

Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam

 

1. International Mechanical Code, 2012, ICC.

 

2. HVAC Basics for Contractors, 2nd Edition

 

3. Residential Comfort System Installation Standards Manual, 7th Edition.

 

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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West Virginia HVAC 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 and Law & 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 and Law and HVAC exams. All orders also receive a complete contractors application review, 30-day online exam support, and 24/7 online applicant support.

 

West Virginia Contractors License Reciprocity

 

contractors license reciprocityMost states offer Reciprocal Contractors License Classifications with other states. The contractor must be applying for a license in a classification that appears on that state's Reciprocal Classifications list. The State of West Virginia has reciprocity agreements with North Carolina and Ohio,for Master Electrical only. More info here.