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Title 12 . Professional and Vocational Regulations
Chapter 39 . Big Game Guides and Transporters
Section 252. Scope of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited HVAC/sheet metal category

12 AAC 39.252. Scope of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited HVAC/sheet metal category

(a) The holder of a mechanical administrator license in the unlimited HVAC/sheet metal category may supervise, in accordance with AS 08.40.400 ,

(1) all HVAC/sheet metal work described in (b) of this section;

(2) the work defined under the heating, cooling, and process piping category in 12 AAC 39.232(b) that is integral to work on an HVAC system;

(3) the work defined under the mechanical systems temperature control category in 12 AAC 39.292 that is integral to work on an HVAC system; and

(4) the work defined under the residential HVAC category in 12 AAC 39.332(b) .

(b) HVAC/sheet metal work includes the installation, alteration, or retrofitting of the following as they apply to HVAC systems only:

(1) all components of the air handling and refrigeration cycle, including fans, coils, evaporative cooling units, self-contained packaged air conditioning and heating units, air handling units, condensing units, furnaces, flues, chimneys, duct work, cooled mechanical air handling and ventilation applications, and related accessories;

(2) fuel oil tanks and piping and fuel gas piping.

(c) A mechanical administrator licensed in the unlimited HVAC/sheet metal category may supervise, in accordance with AS 08.40.400 , the installation or retrofitting of all pneumatic or electric controls and the retrofitting of all control wiring of 48 volts or less necessary for the operation of HVAC equipment or systems so long as those modifications do not alter the electrical characteristics of the mechanical system or controls. The original installation of control wiring, or the alteration or retrofitting of controls and control wiring that alters the electrical characteristics of the mechanical system, must be supervised by an electrical administrator licensed in the appropriate category under 12 AAC 32.

(d) A mechanical administrator licensed in the unlimited HVAC/sheet metal category is not authorized to install or supervise the installation of piping other than fuel oil and fuel gas piping, refrigerant piping, chilled water piping, and condensing water piping that is integral to work on an HVAC system.

(e) Only sheet metal work directly related to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, and any work covered by the Uniform Mechanical Code, is required to be supervised by a mechanical administrator licensed in the HVAC/sheet metal category defined in this section.

History: Eff. 7/7/94, Register 131; am 11/26/94, Register 132

Authority: AS 08.40.230

AS 08.40.240

AS 08.40.260

AS 08.40.400


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