Southwest HVAC News
Expands Footprint in Dallas-Ft Worth Metroplex with Acquisition
Granite Comfort, a leading residential HVAC and plumbing investment
company, announced today that it has acquired Strittmatter.
Strittmatter is a residential air conditioning, heating and plumbing
company serving Denton County, Texas and the surrounding area.
Strittmatter will join Dallas-based Frymire Home Services,
Raleigh-based Air Experts, Philadelphia-based Signature HVACR and
Air Care as the fifth member of the Granite Comfort organization.
Granite Comfort’s partners continue to operate under their
Strittmatter is a professional heating, cooling, and plumbing
company specializing in residential installation and maintenance of
air conditioners, heaters, and all plumbing services. Strittmatter
was founded in 2006 by Joe and Tawnya Strittmatter and has been
locally owned and operated. Abe De La Rosa joined the group in 2012
and launched the Plumbing business.
Granite Comfort, led by CEO Alex Black, invests in and partners with
leading residential HVAC and plumbing businesses using a unique
rental strategy called EASE Comfort®. EASE Comfort allows customers
to lease energy-efficient HVAC systems or water heaters under
long-term agreements, providing residential energy
infrastructure-as-a-service at no upfront cost to the customer.
Granite Comfort was founded in 2019 by industry veteran Alex Black
(CEO) and Tiger Infrastructure Partners.
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“The acquisition of Strittmatter expands Granite Comfort’s
footprint in the Dallas-Ft Worth market,” said Alex Black. “With
the accelerated growth of households in Texas, we have been
searching for the right partners to expand in the Dallas-Ft
Worth market. The Strittmatter team has organically grown in
Denton and Collin County over the past fifteen years under the
leadership of Joe, Tawnya and Abe and their staff. Strittmatter
is an excellent HVAC and plumbing company and is ingrained in
the Denton community.”
Joe Strittmatter, President of Strittmatter, said: “Joining the
Granite Comfort team will make available the Ease Comfort lease
products and established best practices. We focus on helping our
local community and will offer our customers the most
comprehensive HVAC and plumbing services in the industry. Joe
Strittmatter, Abe De La Rosa and Tawnya Strittmatter will
continue with Strittmatter Air Conditioning, Heating and
About Granite Comfort
Granite Comfort, founded in 2019, is a residential HVAC and
plumbing platform company that invests in and partners with
leading residential HVAC companies in the United States. The
Granite Comfort business model assists partner businesses by
enabling them to add a lease offering, EASE Comfort®, to their
existing portfolio of home comfort solutions, creating a unique
and differentiated selling proposition that is proven to result
in accelerated and more predictable business growth. For more
information, visit www.granitecomfort.com
About Tiger Infrastructure Partners
Tiger Infrastructure Partners is a middle-market private equity
firm that invests in growing infrastructure platforms. Tiger
Infrastructure Partners targets investments in communications,
energy transition, transportation, and related sectors,
primarily located in North America and Europe. For more
information, visit www.tigerinfrastructure.com.