Brandon Weiss Named NIHBA Builder of the Year

April 26, 2013

NIHBA Builder of the YearBrandon Weiss, owner of Weiss Building & Development was recently named the 2012 Northern Illinois Builder of The Year by The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association.

“It is a true honor to receive this award, and to be recognized as one of the top builders in the area. It is especially rewarding to receive an award that is voted on by other builders, remodelers and industry professionals,” notes Brandon Weiss. “Our main focus has been on building the highest quality homes using the most advanced building sciences, while also focusing on energy efficiency and indoor air quality. We have focused on all areas of ‘green building’ and have many third party certified projects. Building a quality home and giving our clients a great experience is what we strive to do. In order to quantify and qualify our quality claims, we have been getting our projects third party verified for quality (beyond local code officials).”

Brandon Weiss continues to set himself apart with high-level education, designations and certifications focusing on building high-performing quality homes.  In 2012, Brandon became the 24th Master Certified Green Professional (CGP) in the world, a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst & Envelope Professional and Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS). The same year, Weiss’s company built a first-of-its-kind Certified Passive House in Chicago; a Passive House is the world’s most stringent energy efficiency standard, and they exceeded its threshold by 33 percent   The Passive House home was also certified for indoor air quality by a new Healthy Home Initiative, and was chosen as part of their pilot phase.

Congratulations again to Brandon Weiss and his team!

For more information on the North Illinois Home Builders Association, please visit www.nihba.com.

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