Convergint Technologies Acquires H&E Comfort Controls to Tap Into K-12, Other Vertical Markets

The acquisition also broadens Convergint’s reach in Eastern Canada.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Convergint Technologies acquired H&E Comfort Controls on Tuesday, a company that provides solutions addressing facility challenges of workplace security, comfort and energy conservation.

According to a press release on the announcement, H&E will strengthen Convergint’s presence in Canada with a location in Windsor, Ontario and a customer-installed base throughout the province. The acquisition expands Convergint’s access to vertical markets such as K-12 and higher education, municipal government and utilities.

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

H&E was founded in 1989 and in addition to building automation solutions, it also offers access control, video surveillance, system integration, power metering and energy efficiency.

“We are very proud to join a company that clearly respects and values their colleagues, customers and partners,” said Harvey Snaden, director of operations for H&E. “Convergint is not afraid to tackle complex technology challenges and has a clear path forward for the future, and we are very excited to be a part of that plan.”

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