Form Type B—NAICS 23—Construction

Green goods and services categories

Examples (this is not an exhaustive list)

Renewable energy.

Products and services that:

  • generate electricity, heat, or fuel from non-fossil, renewable fuel sources
  • generate electricity, heat, or fuel from waste

Construction or maintenance of:

-  Power plants generating energy from renewable sources, such as wind,

    hydro, biomass, geothermal, solar, ocean, and landfill gas/solid waste

Installation of parts for use in a renewable source-fueled power plant, such as solar cells or wind turbines

Energy efficiency.

Products and services that:

  • reduce energy consumption
  • improve energy efficiency

Installation or maintenance of:

  • EnergyStar certified products, such as dishwashers and washing machines
  • Products eligible for use in LEED or Green Globe certified projects, such as windows, floorings, and tiles
  • SmartGrid meters, sensors, and automatic electric transmission devices

Construction of ISO 21930:2007-compliant projects

Construction of LEED certified buildings

Construction of Green Globes/ANSI/GBI certified commercial buildings

Construction of EnergyStar buildings

Weatherization and retrofitting projects

Pollution mitigation and greenhouse gas reduction.

Products and services that:

  • reduce or eliminate pollution or greenhouse gases


Construction or maintenance of:

-  Power plants generating energy from waste sources, such as landfill gas or municipal solid waste

Installation or maintenance of:

  • ANSI environmental certified products, such as NSF/ANSI 140 and 332 certified goods (carpeting and floor coverings)
  • Products on the USDA Biopreferred product list, such as carpets and fluid-filled transformers
  • Products listed with the EPA Environmentally preferable purchasing program, such as pipes and roofing materials
  • Scrubbers and other pollution control mechanisms in power plants and other factories

Recycling and reuse.

Products and services that:

  • collect, reuse, remanufacture, or recycle
  • compost waste materials

Construction or maintenance of:

  • Recycling or composting facilities

Collecting and recycling or composting construction material scrap or waste

Deconstructing existing structures for the purpose of recycling or reusing construction materials

Natural resources conservation.

Products and services that:

  • reduce the environmental impact of agricultural production
  • improve natural resources conservation

Installation or maintenance of WaterSense-certified products, such as toilets and showerheads

Construction or maintenance of stormwater management structures and systems


Last Modified Date: March 14, 2012