Since 1966, Barrett’s has remained the premiere choice for discerning clients in the Greater Chicago area. Whether you are looking to add increased safety and convenience through a custom home technology system or are in need of large-scale commercial audio/video integration, Barretts’ expert team of professionals will guide you every step of the way.

We work closely with home and business owners, as well as architects, builders, and interior design professionals to create connected technology systems that enhance your life, while respecting the aesthetics of your home or commercial environment. Our dedicated team of system designers, project managers, and installers make the process as seamless as possible, from start to finish, all the while providing first-class service, now and for years to come.

We design, engineer, program, install, and maintain smart home technology. We provide simple control of integrated technology and automation comprised of audio, video, lighting, shading, climate control, energy and power management, networking, phone, and security components. Our extensive experience, customer-focused approach, and high quality of service makes it easy for you to experience all the benefits of customized technology solutions for your home or business.

Rest assured that Barrett’s will always help you make the best, most informed decision for your project. Technology changes, but our commitment to our clients and service never does.

Joe Barrett

Joe Barrett has been in the Consumer Electronics business his whole life. Today, as President of Barrett's Technology Solutions (celebrating it's 50th year in business) he leads a system integration company designing, installing, and servicing state-of-the-art residential technology systems. As a certified instructor for the Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association Joe speaks on a variety of topics including ways a home automation system can help client 's lead a greener life.

In addition to leading his own business, Joe has been a three time President and sixteen year board member of the Home Technology Specialist of America - a group of like minded residential technology dealers from across the nation willing to share best practices. A graduate of Colorado State University - School of Business and a five-year participant in the Macy's Executive Development program Joe brings with him a passion for his industry that has helped in guiding his company through the challenges presented by the constant flow of new technologies.