Category: Press

The Carrell Group participates in an in-depth look at CFL bulbs.

VIDEO ARTICLE – Paula Caruso, WMBF Anchor, provides an in-depth look at Compact Fluorescent Lights. Bruce Carrell, president of The Carrell Group, helps consumers understand the applications in a home regarding these bulbs, and the large “green” benefits that small upgrades like this can make in a home. Marc Tye, VP of Conservation and Renewable Energy for Santee Cooper explains the savings of using CFL’s, and Hiren Shah, who recently completed a upgrade to CFL bulbs, speaks about his specifics savings.

The Carrell Group has been including this, and many other green building techniques, in their approach to home building.

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The Carrell Group Discusses Fortified Homes

VIDEO ARTICLE – The Carrell Group’s president, Bruce Carrell, discusses disaster resistant construction techniques on WMBF News. FORTIFIED® is the program established by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety in order to produce the most disaster resistant shelter, often resulting in insurance reductions.

For many years, the Carrell Group has been building with the majority of Fortified elements: Impact Glass Windows, Concrete roofs, ICF Wall systems, reinforced roof tie-down systems. Now, with some upgrades in engineering and reviews, homeowners are optimizing insurance discounts for these building methods.

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The Carrell Group Discusses Hurricane Proof Building Materials

VIDEO ARTICLE – The Carrell Group’s president, Bruce Carrell, discusses hurricane / disaster resistant building materials and construction techniques (FORTIFIED ®) with WMBF News Meteorologist, Marla Branson. FORTIFIED® is the program established by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety in order to produce the most disaster resistant shelter, often resulting in insurance reductions.

For many years, the Carrell Group has been building with the high majority of Fortified elements: Impact Glass Windows, Concrete roofs, ICF Wall systems, reinforced roof tie-down systems.

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Carrell Group Spring 2011 Newsletter

We are off to an Exciting Year at the Carrell Group!

We have recently made investments in new technology to offer our clients dramatic 3-D renderings of their home designs. Par-ticularly useful for those who have trouble reading or perceiving traditional 2-dimensional drawings, 3-D brings a plan to life and really gives you a great feel for what your home will look like. As in the past, we offer our in-house design expertise at no-charge to our building clients. With over 800 design/build pro-jects constructed to date, and literally thousands of designs in our repertoire

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Alternatively Built Home Wins Award

By Adva Saldinger – asaldinger@thesunnews.com

The Carrell Group, a Little River-based construction company, has won a national award for a house it built using insulated concrete forms, an energy-efficient, weather-resistant material that seems to be gaining popularity in South Carolina.

Insulated concrete forms, or ICFs, are interlocking styrofoam frames supported by steel and filled with concrete that are used to construct walls of homes

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SATISFIED CLIENT

We made our first contact with Carrell Builders in 2009. Even though we were unable to proceed with building a home at that time, Teri Kaufman was gracious enough to show us several Carrell built homes. Late in 2010, we decided to pursue building on a lot that we had purchased in Sea Trail in 2003. We again contacted Carrell Builders and Teri along with Bruce Carrell showed us several homes with floor plans that had the openness we desired. With these floor plans as a basis and with additional inquires...

- Tim and Elsie Underhill
507 Planters Ridge Drive Sunset Beach, NC 2011

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