KRG-backed Convergint acquires H&E Comfort Controls

Convergint Technologies LLC, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm KRG Capital Partners, has acquired H&E Comfort Controls Ltd, a Windsor, Ont.-based provider of building automation and security solutions. No financial terms were released. Convergint, a service-based integrator of building systems, said the acquisition expands its presence in Canada and gives it more access to key vertical markets. Schaumburg, Ill.-based Convergint received an investment from KRG in September 2012.


Convergint Technologies Expands Canadian Presence By Acquiring H&E Comfort Controls

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Apr. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, today announced the acquisition of H&E Comfort Controls. H&E provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to address the facility challenges of workplace security, comfort, and energy conservation.

H&E strengthens Convergint’s presence in Canada with a strategic location in Windsor, Ontario and a substantial customer-installed base throughout the province. This acquisition also expands Convergint’s access to several key vertical markets, including 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. Additionally, they bring an experienced staff with a broad range of skills, including the mechanical and electrical expertise to support our clients’ technical needs,” said Ken Lochiatto, President & CEO of Convergint Technologies.

Founded in 1989, H&E has completed hundreds of successful projects delivering solutions that provide optimum security, energy efficiency, and comfort. In addition to building automation solutions, H&E 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.”

About Convergint Technologies – Convergint Technologies is an industry-leading organization that designs, installs, and services integrated building systems including electronic security, building controls, and fire alarm and life safety systems. To learn more about Convergint, visit

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