GHBA Member Profiles
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Arise Enterprises Inc.
Arise Enterprises Inc. is a full-service electrical contracting company with branches conveniently located in West Houston and Dallas, Texas.
Since 1987, Arise has been the premier choice for recessed lighting, landscape lighting, repair and replacement of breaker boxes, room additions, LED lighting of all sorts, custom lighting and other residential electrical work. Arise also specializes in commercial electrical installation, troubleshooting and repair, including subdivision tennis courts, pools and parks, strip centers, corporate offices and large warehouses.
Owner Jim Merkey has been a Master Electrician for 37 years, and he is passionate about his work. Arise’s professional staff of electricians share his passion to get the job done right and leave behind nothing but happy customers. Arise technicians are committed to “working clean,” making sure they leave the premises better than when they arrived. Honest and hardworking, you can bet they’ll be there on time and work until the job is done. Just ask our long list of repeat clients!
Whether it be a circuit repair, or wiring an entire backyard to light up the garden and patio, Arise looks forward to to every new project that lies ahead.
To learn more, visit: ariseenterprisesinc.com/
Contact: Jim Merkey
EnergyLink is the premiere solution for energy procurement and contract management for new home builders, multi-family properties and commercial locations. Our energy experts have more than 100 years of combined experience working with professionals tasked with organizing contracts and managing expenses within their company. We understand that rising costs affect your business, and we’re dedicated to helping you save money.
Using our unique contract management software, home builders can compile critical information making it easily accessible and concise. Our tools allow you to track imperative information like expiration dates, renewals, terms and pricing on all vendor contracts, helping you to be more efficient. At EnergyLink, our mission is to save you time and money. We evaluate your current energy agreements with a focus on pricing, terms and conditions. Together we will audit electric and gas supplier invoices, form a strategic outline to negotiate the best possible rates and continue to monitor and adjust based on marketplace trends. It’s our business to stay on the cutting-edge, finding innovative ways to lower energy costs and defray electricity rates with alternative sustainable solutions.
Home builders in the Houston area and across Texas have a unique opportunity to aggregate usage, drive operational efficiencies and impact the bottom line by implementing cost saving measures that can truly make a difference. Let’s work together to organize your contracts and control your costs.
To learn more, visit: www.theenergylink.com
Contact: Brittney Williams, Vice President of Sales
Grand Stone, LLC
Grand Stone is a family-owned business in Central North of Houston, specializing in custom fabrication and installation of natural stone. The owners have been in the stone business for over 19 years, and the fabricators and installers are solely employed by Grand Stone, LLC.
Grand Stone has introduced an exclusive product with the demands and needs of the stone industry in mind, which offers elegance, affordability and durability for both commercial and residential projects. We specialize in a variety of custom work including granite, quartzite, marble, silestone and a variety of other custom stone works. We are currently working with Slabsmith, a program that provides the customer with a 3D visual layout of the slab. Grand Stone works with top-rated stone machinery such as ProEdge, FastBack and Saber Bridge Saw, which is incomparable for a fast production.
Our main goal is to deliver high quality from hand-selecting your slab to the final installation results. Grand Stone is committed to making sure the end result of your project is exquisite. We will assist with ideas and answers to all questions from designing to installing, whether the project is small or large, from commercial to residential. This is why we believe it is important to maintain a high-quality reputation and achieve the utmost satisfaction and loyalty with our customers as well as our vendors. Customer satisfaction is not a promise it is a guarantee!
To learn more, visit: www.granitecountertopsofhouston.com
Contact: Aurora Del Valle
RePurpose Depot (RPD) deconstructs homes that are slated for demolition and makes the salvaged materials available to the general public at prices much lower than big box stores. Homeowners who choose deconstruction receive a tax benefit for donating the materials to our partner non-profit, The ReUse People of America.
RPD’s program can benefit builders and remodelers by providing tax benefits directly to you or by becoming a service that you offer your clients. RPD can also help you clear out mis-measures and excess inventory by taking those materials off your hands and providing a donation receipt.
To learn more, visit: repurposedepot.org/
Contact: Caroline Kostak
Besse, Carmona, and Partin, PC
Besse, Carmona, and Partin, PC specializes in the real estate, construction and land development sector of accounting services in the Cypress-Houston area. BCP provides complete accounting services that businesses can use to outsource all of their accounting needs. This includes bookkeeping, financial preparation, tax services, consulting, and reviews. As of 2019, the firm serves more than 400 companies. The two partners are Christie Besse and Paul Carmona, who each contribute crucial parts to providing exceptional accounting service.
To learn more, visit: partincpa.com/
Contact: Christie Besse
Vertechs Elevator Company
Vertechs is the trusted choice for commercial and residential elevator installations and maintenance for property owners, architects and general contractors in Houston and throughout Texas. From planning and design, to installation and maintenance, Vertechs Elevator supports your projects from start to finish.
After nearly two decades in the industry, we’ve learned a thing or two – and we use that knowledge to build exceptional commercial and residential elevators. We keep our clients involved in every step of the process – from administration and engineering, to manufacturing and installation. We look forward to working with you.
To learn more, visit: www.vertechselevators.com/
Contact: Isaac Streckenbach
At Texas Insulation, we take pride in delivering the best results for your valued dollar. We’re committed to delivering quality and satisfaction to every customer from the Dallas Metropolitan area, to Houston and surrounding areas. We want you to be well informed of your building envelope and insulation choices, and will work with you to find the best solution for your needs.
With over 20 years of combined experience, we are dedicated to educating our Dallas, Houston, and Austin customers about insulation. By helping quench the myths associated with insulation, we strive to help you make the best building envelope choices so that you can craft your best projects.
To learn more, visit: www.texasinsulation.com
Contact: Chris Vogler
(281) 381-5650 (cell); (817) 424-3028 (office)
NCV Custom Wine Rooms
NCV Custom Wine Rooms offers complete wine collection services:
- Custom Wine Rooms in new and existing homes. We specialize in turnkey, high-quality custom wine features. We offer the CUBE refrigeration system and the CAVEA wall system. Our people are fully insured including workers comp.
- Offsite storage at two locations for collectors who need to store their wine collections off site for six months or longer.
- Complete moving services including packing, transporting and inventorying. Our van is 55 degrees and fully insured.
To learn more, visit: ncvwine.com
Contact: Jost Lunstroth
At OPEX Homes, we build single family homes with special focus on townhomes. Our careful designs will meet your housing needs by focusing on creating an enjoyable and engaging place you can call home.
We team up with recognized, top local talent such as architects and designers to ensure our townhomes capture the most popular and useful trends.
Utilizing the most recent technology for our construction tasks provides our customers reliable and on-time results. We aim to exceed expectations of our clients, to have them proud of their homes and proud of their builder, OPEX Homes.
To learn more, visit: www.opexhomes.com/
Contact: Felix Ortecho
TFD Custom Homes
An award winning custom home builder in Texas. We work together with our customers to design, create and build beautiful luxury homes in planned communities and on your lot. With more than 25 years of experience, TFD is one of the most well-respected custom home builders in Texas, offering outstanding service throughout the greater Houston and Austin areas.
TFD is committed to being environmentally sensitive as well as ecologically smart. That commitment affects a multitude of decisions ranging from site selection, to energy efficiency, passive solar design, building materials and color selections as well as an intelligent, long-term perspective on regional and community development.
To learn more, visit: www.tfdcustomhomes.com/
Contact: Mike Ogbebor, Partner
Ready Cable Inc.
“Building your success one square foot at a time”
Ready Cable is a leading post tension manufacturer and concrete materials distributor with eight locations in Texas. With nearly 30 years experience, our staff of engineers, estimators and detailers will ensure the best performance for your project needs. We take pride in providing quality service with fast turnaround times from our facilities in Keller, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Ft. Worth, Royce City, Waxahachie and McKinney.
To learn more, visit: www.readycable.net/
Contact: Chris Lemke
CBA Land Capital
CBA Land Capital works with residential developers and homebuilders to provide capital structures for acquisition and development of land and lots. Our understanding and knowledge of land development, local market conditions, and capital markets provides to uniquely position CBA Land Capital to assist with structuring a project.
Lot and land banking can help fill in gaps where traditional financing falls short, takes too long, or creates challenges. If you’re interested in minimizing red tape and liability, CBA Land Capital can help. Contact CBA Land Capital to discuss alternative financing solutions.
To learn more, visit: cbalandcapital.com/
Contact: Philip Guyton
Steadfast Stone Crafters, LLC
Steadfast Stone Crafters, LLC delivers master craft quality fabrication and installation of natural and engineered stone countertops and other stone applications. We help you and your clients select the perfect stone for your projects and offer excellent customer service during the design, fabrication and installation process with a reasonable timeline and ultimate attention to detail. Marble, quartz, quartzite, granite, onyx, and custom concrete are just some of the stones we work with. Other applications: vanities, showers, bathtubs, fireplaces, vertical columns, water walls, custom concrete countertops. Serving Houston, Galveston, and surrounding areas.
To learn more, visit: www.steadfaststonecrafters.com
Contact: Liv Kocak
Ultra Aire Dehumidifiers
Ultra Aire Dehumidifiers offers the industry’s most complete line of whole house ventilating dehumidifiers. All Ultra Aire dehumidifiers are Energy Star® rated, provide dedicated dehumidification, mechanical outdoor air ventilation, and superior MERV 13 filtration to create a healthy, comfortable, and protected indoor environment.
Ultra Aire is manufactured by Therma-Stor LLC, located in Madison, Wisconsin. Therma-Stor was established in 1977 to apply advanced heat transfer technologies to residential and commercial markets. The company also manufactures Santa Fe™ series of free-standing dehumidifiers, Therma-Stor® Heat Reclaim Water Heaters, Quest™ products, HI-E Dry™ commercial dehumidifiers, and Phoenix™ products.
To learn more, visit: www.ultra-aire.com/
Contact: Bill Holz
The BullBag holds up to 10 cubic yards of material (4,500 lbs) and can handle any job, big or small. Pay by height, not weight!
Each BullBag comes with a lifetime guarantee – a reusable dumpster on demand. The BullBag can be set-up quickly in places a metal dumpster can’t go (over a fence, inside a garage) and disposed without damaging the property. A BullBag driver will be onsite within 24 to 72 business hours from placing an order. After the disposal, your BullBag is reset or rolled for storage and future use.
You fill it, we dump it, you keep it. BullBag is dedicated to making sure our customers don’t waste time (or money) on waste!
To learn more, visit: www.thebullbag.com/
Contact: Tony Hernandez