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Who We Are

We Are PRIME Building Inspections
We Inspect Where Anyone Else Is Just Looking Around
We Inspect It Once. We Inspect It Right. 
For Your Peace of Mind

PRIME Building Inspections, LLC is a home and commercial building inspection company focused on providing our clients with unbiased inspection reports of the highest quality and integrity. Our diverse background in architecture, construction management, real estate development and planning, and building codes allow us to provide unparalleled experience and expertise for our clients seeking building inspection services.

Our office is centrally located in Princeton, NJ and we provide services all over the state of New Jersey. PRIME Building Inspections uses a well-organized dispatching system to schedule inspections over these service areas. We will NEVER BE LATE for any scheduled inspection.

PRIME Building Inspections is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). Membership in this organization requires us to maintain a strict Code of Ethics and continuous education to assure that our services are supported by the most advanced knowledge and skill sets found only in the best inspectors.

Our inspections and reports are prepared by a New Jersey licensed Home Inspector. The reports are prepared using the most advanced inspection software in the industry to provide our clients with the most concise and easy-to-understand information. We include dozens of photographs to illustrate and to help you record our findings.

Stanley E. Chow is Chief Inspector and President of PRIME Building Inspections, LLC. He is a Certified Property Inspector, Registered Architect, Professional Planner, and LEED AP BD+C with over 30 years of diverse experience in architecture, construction, and real estate development. In addition to Prime Building Inspections, Stan is also President of CHOW & Company, LLC., a Washington DC-based consultancy that specializes in “green” architecture, sustainable construction management, and LEED implementation.

Previously, Stan was Director of LEED Resource Development at the U.S. Green Building Council where he supervised a specialized team of LEED Accredited Professionals. Other experiences include Vice President of Development at a major real estate investment firm in Washington, DC and Vice President of Construction at a major Baltimore-based development firm. For many years, he he was principal architect of Stanley Chow Associates, AIA in North Brunswick, NJ. During that time, Stan also served on the North Brunswick Housing Advisory Committee and the North Brunswick Development Committee under mayoral appointment. He was also a New Jersey Building Subcode Official with a High-Hazard Specialist (HHS) designation.

Throughout his career, Stan has continuously enriched his passion for homes, buildings, and the built environment. From his collective experiences and diverse expertise, Stan has acquired advanced proficiencies in forensic architecture, design engineering and the building sciences – all critical assets for a home and building inspector. He considers home and building inspections as extensions of his passion. Unlike many home inspectors who enter the inspections business as a second career or as a franchise opportunity, Stan considers home and building inspections as a natural progression in his life-long interest in homes, buildings, and the built environment.

Stan is a graduate of Syracuse University and is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, American Institute of Architects, and the U.S. Green Building Council. He is also a contributing sponsor of the National Building Museum in Washington, DC and Habitat For Humanity International.

Professional Licenses and Certifications

 

Home Inspector
New Jersey Home Inspection Advisory Committee
License No. 24GI00110100

Registered Architect
New Jersey Board of Architects, License No. 21AI00954600
New York State Board of Architecture, License No. 021759-1

Certified Professional Inspector
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
Member No. 11031510

Radon Measurement Technician
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Certificate No. MET12923

Terminte/WDI Inspections - Commercial Pesticide Applicator
License No 53950B

American Institute of Architects
Member No. 30003942

LEED Accredited Professional: Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
Green Buildings Certification Institute
Certificate No. 10539538

Professional Planner
New Jersey Board of Professional Planners
License No. 33LI00351600

Our Honor Guarantee…For Your Peace of Mind

Our clients are protected by InterNACHI’s Honor Guarantee.

InterNACHI will pay our clients up to $10,000.00 (maximum collective aggregate) for the cost of replacement of personal property that was lost (and not recovered, restituted or insured) and was determined to be stolen during the time and date that PRIME Building Inspections performed an inspection. The inspector must be convicted of or plead guilty to any criminal charge resulting from the taking of the personal property.

We provide you this Honor Guarantee because we care about your peace of mind.

$10,000 Honor Guarantee, Backed by InterNACHI