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Green Contractor Certification

The ABC Green Contractor Certification program is designed to document the merit shop construction community’s efforts to develop a sustainable workplace environment—both on and off the jobsite—as well as recognize ABC member firms that are green industry leaders.


Economic and Business Opportunities
  • Competitive advantage and distinction in the marketplace
  • Operational cost savings, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Commitment to the environment, customers, employees and the community

Organizational Enhancement
  • Increase employee morale, retention and productivity
  • Protect the health and well-being of employees

Environmental Impact
  • Reduce pollution, waste and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Save energy, water and raw materials

Steps to Certification

Step 1
Comply with all prerequisites; meet 12 of the 36 elective items; all fulfill all education and training requirements on

Step 2 
Submit  application,
required documentation and application fee to ABC National. 

Step 3
ABC National will schedule third-party onsite assessment at applicant's office. Assessor recommends either certification or additional changes (subject to an additional onsite assessment by third party). 

Step 4
ABC National Green Building Committee reviews application
 and assessment report for certification worthiness.   

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ABC Certified Green Contractors
Check out the your fellow members that are ABC Certified Green Contractors and what they are saying about the program.

Third-Party Assessors
ABC uses qualified third-party individuals for the onsite assessment process of certification.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at