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The following references are recommended for the North Carolina Building exam. However, the only references that can be taken into the exam are:
- North Carolina Administration Code
- North Carolina Building Code
- North Carolina Business and Project Management for Contractors
- North Carolina OSHA
- ACI 530 – Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures
- ACI 318 – Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary
- Sports Fields Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition$79.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Roofing Construction & Estimating Revised$49.99
Installation, repair and estimating for nearly every type of roof covering available today in residential and commercial structures: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles and shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric.
(ACI Code 318-14) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete$236.99
The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, nonbuilding structures. This Code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, plain, nonprestressed, prestressed, and composite construction. Among the subjects covered are: design and construction for strength, serviceability, and durability; load combinations, load factors, and strength reduction factors; structural analysis methods; deflection limits; mechanical and adhesive anchoring to concrete; development and splicing of reinforcement; construction document information; field inspection and testing; and methods to evaluate the strength of existing structures. “Building Code Requirements for Concrete Thin Shells” (ACI 318.2) is adopted by reference in this Code.The Code user will find that ACI 318-14 has been substantially reorganized and reformatted from previous editions. The principal objectives of this reorganization are to present all design and detailing requirements for structural systems or for individual members in chapters devoted to those individual subjects, and to arrange the chapters in a manner that generally follows the process and chronology of design and construction. Information and procedures that are common to the design of members are located in utility chapters.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (3rd Edition) Paperback$48.99
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.
North Carolina – NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 9th Edition Spiral-bound Spiral-bound – January 1, 2022$81.99
This book is organized into three sections. Part 1 focuses on planning and starting your business. Part 2 Covers fundamentals you will need to know in order to operate a successful construction business. Part 3 provides valuable information to assist you.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone Ninth Edition, Revised$137.99
North Carolina State Building Code: Administrative Code and Policies 2018 – Loose Leaf$42.99
Includes all of the administrative codes and policies of the 2015 North Carolina State Building Codes.
ICC A117.1-2017 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Paperback$54.99
The intent of this standard is to allow a person with physical disability to independently get to, enter, and use a site, facility, building or element. The specifications in the standard makes sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such disabilities as the inability to walk, difficulty walking, reliance on walking aids, blindness and visual impairment, deafness and hearing impairment, incoordination, reaching and manipulation disabilities, lack of stamina, difficulty in interpreting and reacting to sensory information, and extremes in physical size.
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning (Level 1: Field fundamentals) [Spiral-bound]$96.99
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning – Level 1 Field Fundamentals is used in conjunction with PTI’s Level 1 Field Fundamentals training program. Provides guidance for field personnel involved in inspection, installation, stressing and finishing of unbonded single strand tendons and barrier cables. Latest edition has been updated to include expanded inspection checklist, information re. slab-on-ground installation and a glossary of PT terms presented in both English and Spanish.
ACI CODE-530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion Commentaries$145.99
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.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition$139.99
This Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition, presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, and ACI standards are referred to extensively. The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing is addressed. Concrete sustainability, along with special concretes, including high-performance concretes, are also reviewed.
North Carolina Building Contractor License Exam Prep$219.99
This course is made up of a detailed presentation that takes you through all the information you will need to pass the exam on your first try.
A “General Contractor” license (Residential or Building construction) is required in North Carolina when the project exceeds $30,000. Applicants must submit a completed application to get pre-approval from the State Licensing Board to take the exam. The program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.
NASCLA General Building – Complete Online Exam Prep Package
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North Carolina OSHA$62.99
North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) for the Construction Industry provides all of the safety codes for the state of North Carolina.
Compliance in the construction industry is made easier with this comprehensive 29 CFR 1926 book.
North Carolina State Building Code: Building Code 2018 – Loose Leaf$155.99
This is a fully integrated code based on the 2015 International Building Code.
Sports Field Design, Construction, and Maintenance 3rd Edition$133.99
Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Third Edition is a blueprint for field managers, designers, and builders for successful sports field projects.
North Carolina Building Contractor Permanent Tabs$84.99
PERMANENT TABS PACKAGE – This package includes permanent tabs for all references allowed to be used during the exam.
North Carolina Building Contractor License Complete Package$1,220.90
The North Carolina Building Contractor Complete Package includes the following references allowed to be taken into the Exam:
- North Carolina Building Contractor License Exam Review
- North Carolina OSHA
- North Carolina State Building Code: Building Code, 2018
- North Carolina State Building Code: Administrative Code and Policies, 2018
- ACI 530
- ACI 318
- Sports Field Design, Construction and Maintenance
- ICC A117.1-2017
- Contractor’s Guide to Business, Law and Project Management- North Carolina General Contractors
- North Carolina Building Contractor Permanent Tabs
The following reference materials are NOT allowed in the examination center by will on the Exam; however, they will be included on the exam:
- Carpentry and Building Construction
- Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders
- Manual of Construction with Steel Deck
- Training Manual for Un-Bonded Post-Tensioning
- Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures
- Roofing Construction & Estimating
- Modern Masonry
- Pipe and Excavation, Contracting
- The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
- BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
- North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4 Sedimentation Control, including the latest amendments pdf
- North Carolina General Statues Chapter 113A, Article 4 Sedimentation Population Control Act of 1973, including the latest amendments, Sections 113A-50 to 113A-67 pdf
- Law and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting in the state of North Carolina
NASCLA General Building – Complete Live Seminar And Book Package$2,527.39
This seminar is offered in partnership with National Contractors Seminars. Purchase all your required books and tabs for the NASCLA exam as well as attend our live seminar, taught by industry expert Andrew Hager, with decades in the field, all in one bundle.
NASCLA General Building – Complete Book Only Package
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