St. Charles, IL, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Brandon Weiss, of Weiss Building & Development LLC became one of the more than 400 professional builders nationwide to attain a Graduate Master Builder Administered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) University of Housing, the GMB program is sponsored locally by the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association.
To qualify for the GMB certificate program, a builder must have attained the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) or Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designation; or have successfully completed three courses and have at least ten years of building business experience.
GMB graduates complete an intensive series of five, six-hour courses on business management techniques, and the newest trends and technology in the building industry. Brandon is only the 11th GMB in the entire state of Illinois.
GMB program graduates are required to maintain their designation by completing 12 hours of continuing education every 3 years.
About NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 205,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. Known as “the voice of the housing industry," NAHB is affiliated with more than 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the almost 1.6 million new housing units projected for 2002, making housing one of the largest and most powerful engines of economic growth in the country.
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Contact: Brandon Weiss