Hepta Control Systems returned to its headquarters in Detroit as “Integrator of the Year” after earning the huge honor at the 2015 ControlTrends Awards in Orlando, Florida. As the biggest and most anticipated award of the night, “Integrator of the Year” is an esteemed title to gain amongst the best of the best Building Automation companies in the world.
This was the first ever “Integrator of the Year” recognition presented at the ControlTrends Awards. The category was created to acknowledge companies that are pushing the boundaries and raising the bar within the industry. Finalists in this category were from across the nation ranging from Seattle to Atlanta.
Being named “Integrator of the Year” is more than just an achievement for Hepta Control Systems. It’s an indicator that the international company’s drive to diversify its business is working. As a leader in the intelligent building industry, HCS takes its system integrations to uncharted territories by developing and implementing new, cutting edge technologies. Simply put, no other company is doing what HCS does every day.
With major plans to continue its growth in the new year, the HCS team targets different areas of business in order to expand their knowledge and capabilities. In 2015, HCS played a major role in the completion of the state-of-the-art Quicken Loans Technology Center, which presented the challenge to fully integrate all of the disparate technologies and equipment within a data center. A result of this stretch was the addition of a software development department tasked with the creation of EntroCIM, a Data Center Integration Management solution that transforms how data centers run.
In order to be an innovative company, HCS takes the initiative to innovate itself first. Looking beyond building automation and systems integration, HCS is increasing its range of technological services and products. Along with EntroCIM, HCS has opened The Panel Shoppe, a business that builds made-to-order custom control panels. The goal is to empower other integrators with technology, equipment and regimen that streamlines the building automation process and makes it more efficient.
Ultimately based on a public voting process, the “Integrator of the Year” honor represents the impact HCS has on its own industry as well as the people that are reached through its business. The company is a prominent influence within the city of Detroit. In just four years, HCS has intelligently integrated over seven million square feet within new and landmark buildings downtown, many of which are iconic structures in Detroit’s revitalization and owned by Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Real Estate Services. HCS is making Detroit’s skyline smarter by the second.
So, what’s to come for this “Integrator of the Year”? Hepta Control Systems has the momentum necessary to propel the company into new realms of exploration and innovation in both the building automation and technology worlds.
“There is evolution and there is revolution. We take on the projects that keep our company ahead of the pack, and we are the ones who strive to evolve first,” said Ted Houck, President and CEO of Hepta Control Systems. “But our goals are much greater than just being the best in the industry, our sights are set beyond buildings and high-rises. We want to do work that’s revolutionary.”