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2012 Northern Illinois HBA Builder of The Year

The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association recently awarded 2012 Northern Illinois Builder of The Year to Brandon Weiss, owner of Weiss Building & Development. “It is a true honor to receive this award, and 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 in the world, a BPI (Building Performance Institute) Building Analyst & Envelope Professional, and Certified Aging In Place Specialist. The same year, Weiss’s company built a first-of-its-kind, Certified Passive House in Chicago. Passive House is the world’s most stringent energy efficiency standard, and WBD exceeded its threshold by 33%.  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. In addition, Brandon Weiss became the Education & Green Building Committee Chair at the...