Expertise You Can Have Confidence In

We strive to exceed expectations. That philosophy involves many things, including, carrying the highest credentials in the industry. Our customers have peace of mind knowing we are qualified to protect what’s important to you.

Industry Associations and Certifications:

Alarm System Contractor and Installer Certification

Security businesses in Iowa that install alarm systems are required by the state to have an alarm system contractor and installer certification. This ensures that a security team like Hawkeye Communication follows building codes, installation regulations, and more when adding security solutions to your home or business.

Electronic Security Association (ESA)

The Electronic Security Association or ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. As a member of the ESA, we’re approved to install, integrate, and monitor: 

  • Intrusion
  • Fire and CO detection
  • Video surveillance
  • Electronic access control systems
  • Commercial security systems
  • Residential security systems
  • Industrial security systems

The ESA has provided us with training, information, advice, tools, and services that have allowed our team to grow over the years and become local experts in our field. 

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Fires can happen anywhere. Whether a fire takes place in your home, warehouse, or commercial building, the results can be devastating.

At Hawkeye Communication, we take pride in our NFPA certification because it keeps us on our A-game for fire safety. The NFPA publishes more than 300 codes and standards that are intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fires and other risks. We follow those standards to letter to keep your family and staff members safe. 

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies Level II and III (NICET)

To be as beneficial to you as possible, the team at Hawkeye Communication engineers custom security systems for your home and business. 

Our certification through NICET proves we have the knowledge of the components, operating characteristics, and limitations of engineering systems and processes in the security industry. Speak with us regarding your security needs. We’d be happy to come to your home or commercial property in Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Iowa City, or Cedar Rapids to give you an estimate!

Maxxess Certified

Maxxess focuses on delivering:

  • Multi-application security solutions
  • State-of-the-art protection
  • Optimized and efficient services
  • Increased productivity
  • Creating cooperative environments

Businesses certified through Maxxess look beyond traditional security methods. By holding this certification, we affirm that our team is organized, efficient, and coordinated.

Honeywell Authorized Dealer

Honeywell is a security company that focuses on providing high-quality, innovative products perfect for the home, commercial space, or industrial setting. The best part is that everything they design is created with the modern consumer in mind.

Not only do you get quality security products when you work with an authorized Honeywell dealer, but you also have access to Total Connect - a program designed to make managing your security system a breeze!

Lutron Certified Dealer and Installer

Residential and commercial security solutions are about more than video surveillance, sensors, and alarm systems. While those are all important components of your security system, your security solutions shouldn’t stop there.

Security goes hand in hand with automation services including:

  • Light controls
  • Whole-home solutions
  • Single room solutions
  • Integration and connectivity
  • Energy savings (commercial and residential)
  • Shading solutions