Convergint acquires H&E Comfort Controls

Deal brings building automation capabilities
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

SCHAUMBURG,Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integration firm, on April 8 announced it has acquired H&E Comfort Controls, a provider of building automation and security.

H&E strengthens Convergint’s presence in Canada with a strategic location in Windsor, Ontario and a substantial customer-installed base throughout the province, according to an announcement from Convergint. This acquisition also expands Convergint’s access to several key vertical markets, including K-12 and higher education, municipal government, and utilities, the company said.

“H&E extends our capabilities, solutions, and services within building automation throughout Eastern Canada, reinforcing our strategy of being our customers’ best service provider. Additionally, they bring an experienced staff with a broad range of skills, including the mechanical and electrical expertise to support our clients’ technical needs,” Ken Lochiatto, Convergint president and CEO, said in a statement.

Founded in 1989, H&E offers access control, video surveillance, system integration, power metering, and energy efficiency.