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The following references are recommended for the Alabama Building Construction (under four stories) examination. Please note that to become a licensed building contractor, the Alabama General Contractor Business and Law Exam must also be passed.
Carpentry and Building Construction$99.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Contractor’s Guide To Quality Concrete Construction$89.99
Written by and for contractors, this publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction. Contents include organizing for quality, concrete mixture designs, specifications, foundations, formwork,
2015 International Residential Code$153.99
This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Guide to Handling, Installing, Bracing Wood Trusses – 2018$28.99
Building Component Safety Information Book
2015 International Building Code$152.99
The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition$45.99
Gypsum Construction Handbook has been the best reference for gypsum products and systems in the building industry. Throughout the years it has evolved and changed as the building industry itself has evolved and changed.
The fifth edition of the Gypsum Construction Handbook is a guide to good construction procedures for gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, cement board and conventional plaster construction. It contains the newest developments in products and systems including time-saving, lower-cost methods of installation to simplify and speed construction.…
2015 International Energy Conservation Code$60.99
The IECC addresses energy efficiency on several fronts including cost savings, reduced energy usage, conservation of natural resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment.
Manual of Construction with Steel Deck$39.99
Manual of Construction with Steel Deck reviews good practice in Steel Deck Construction and serves as a safety primer for Contractors, Erectors, Architects, Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for safe and proper field installation of steel deck.
ACI 530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion$134.99
ACI 530/530.1-13, “Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion Commentaries,” is a joint document between ACI, The Masonry Society (TMS), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Beginning with the 2016 edition of this document, TMS is solely responsible for the development of this document. The 2016 edition can be purchased through the ACI Store, as well as other historical editions.
Modern Masonry, 9th Edition$100.99
Alabama Building Construction License (Under Four Stories)$219.99
This exam prep course takes the learner through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing exactly what to highlight. After highlighting is completed in each book, you have the option to take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math and plans analysis portion. The program is fully narrated. Pre-approval from the state licensing agency is required to take the exam, and this preapproval can be obtained by submitting a completed application. General contractors must submit verification of 3 ye…
Alabama Under 4 Contractor Permanent Tabs$94.99
PERMANENT TABS PACKAGE – This package includes permanent tabs for all references allowed to be used during the exam.