March 7, 2016

475 Welcomes Ben Leer: New York’s Product Consultant

Ben Leer headshot full size475 is proud to be a leader in high performance building, and while we’ve has enjoyed our expansion to larger regions such as the west coast and Canada, we haven’t forgotten where it all started… New York.

475 is happy to announce a returned focus to the Empire State with our newest Product Consultant, Ben Leer. Based out of our offices in Brooklyn, NY, Ben will be focused on all New York projects. That’s everything from Manhattan to Buffalo, Montauk to Albany, and everywhere in between.

Ben has a varied background combining knowledge from construction, design, earth science, sustainability, and hospitality. He graduated from City College with a Master’s in Sustainability in the Urban Environment with a focus in architecture.  He has a passion for creating environmentally friendly building, and is deeply committed to the Passive House movement. Ben is excited to provide his knowledge and unique set of skills to help clients achieve meaningful impact within their projects. He advocates for personalized customer service, on-site training, and hands-on assistance.

Want to learn more building science but haven’t had the time to make it out to one of our trainings or events? Ben offers in office AIA Lunch & Learn events and hands on jobsite training. Have a plan that you want to take to the next level of performance? Send your drawings to Ben for a free high-performance building plan review.

You can find Ben at most major events throughout New York. Ben can be reached by email at or by phone at 718-622-1600 x 114. And contact him soon! Since NY has such a robust high performance building community, we know he’ll be popular.


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One Response to 475 Welcomes Ben Leer: New York’s Product Consultant

  1. Paul Reale March 8, 2016 at 11:24 am #

    Good hire! Knock ’em dead, Ben.

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