STEP 1: REQUIREMENTS
To apply for Sustainable Contractor Designation, you must:
Note: If you do not have an efiling account, visit the efiling section on the Department’s website and create an account.
To obtain Sustainable Contractor Designation, you must:
Have one of the following active license(s)/registration(s):
General Contractor Registration (1-, 2- or 3-family home);
Master/ Special Electrician; or
Master Plumber; and
Have current insurance information
To obtain Sustainable Contractor Designation, you must have at least one of the below certifications/credentials corresponding to your license type.
To apply for Sustainable Contractor Designation, complete and submit the online application and upload all necessary forms. Follow the directions below to complete your application and upload all necessary information.
Note: If you are an Energy Star Builder, you will be required to upload a copy of the list from the Energy Star website where it indicates your business name as an active partner.
Once you have submitted the certificate upload form, you will receive an email from the Department’s Licensing Unit confirming your submission. The Licensing Unit will then review your forms and certification/credential(s). This process takes approximately 2-3 weeks. After your review is complete, you will receive an email with your status:
For more information, contact the Licensing Unit at (212) 393-2259.