Summit Automation and CHI Builders Expand Operations
to Southern California

Mesa, Arizona – February 9, 2021 – Summit Automation, the premier window and door automation company, and CHI Builders, expert automation installers, are pleased to announce today the expansion of their products and services offerings in the Palm Desert region of Southern California.

“We are very excited that CHI Builders has opened a new branch of its Southern California Division in Palm Desert to serve Customers locally” said Patrick (PJ) Gruetzmacher, CEO of Summit Automation. “By establishing a physical presence, CHI Builders is now able to provide real-time support and automation solutions to local builders and architects” Gruetzmacher added.

“The partnership between CHI Builders Inc and Summit Automation is a collaboration of creativity, innovative engineers, and precision. Collectively, we pride ourselves in the quality of service and product our Customers can rely on.” Said Wendy Haden, CFO of CHI Builders.

Summit Automation’s residential and commercial systems are ETL listed, UL325 compliant, and they are suitable for all sized sliding and pivot doors and windows.


About Summit Automation:

Summit Automation ( invents, engineers, manufactures, and provides automation systems for homes and businesses across the U.S. The cutting-edge, reliable systems are easily operated via tamper-proof touchscreen keypad or smartphone app and feature smart motion sensors. Summit Automation systems are available exclusively through OEM partners, certified dealers and installers.

Company Contact:

Patrick (PJ) Gruetzmacher, CEO
Phone: 480-500-5468

About CHI Builders:

CHI Builders, Inc. ( is the authorized Summit Automation representative for Southern California and Austin, Texas, and it guarantees the quality of installations of the Summit product line, by certifying each installation professional for quality control in the industry. Our experience as a Ca. Licensed General Contractor and a Ca. Licensed Structural Steel Contractor, combined with extensive product knowledge in the automation industry, gives our clients valued Customer service.

Partner Contact:

Wendy Haden Clarke, CFO
Phone: 760-617-9227