From Concept to Completion

We regularly engage with design and construction teams, consulting on all types of innovative projects:

    • Lighting Controls System Design
    • Home Automation System Design
    • Whole Home Audio/Video Systems
    • Security/Surveillance Design
    • Electrical Layout & Design
    • Lighting Design
    • Landscape Lighting Design
    • Landscape Audio Design
    • Networking Design
    • Media Rooms
    • Gate Entry Systems
    • Bid Leveling
    • Consulting
    • Design/Build Services
    • Client Representation
    • As-Built Drawings
    • Subcontractor Negotiations

Applying our 30+ years of practical experience in electrical, automation, and design, we understand how to bring the vision for each project to life. We are experts in the latest technology and design and understand how to create future-proof smart homes or workspaces and stress-free experiences from the initial concept throughout the design phase, construction to final inspections. Contact us to learn more about how our consulting services can benefit your next project.


About Joe Borress

Joe Borress grew up in and around the electrical business. He is a 3rd generation electrical contractor with extensive experience in electrical, automation, and design and installation for luxury residential and large commercial, retail and hospitality renovations in New York City and the metro Los Angeles area. He relocated to Malibu in 2013 and his company, Tri Star Electric & Automation, is a full-service Luxury Lighting Controls Automation and Electrical Contracting Boutique Firm. The Company’s experience Showroom is located in the heart of Malibu.

Joe understands the big picture.

Especially during these challenging times, it’s important to create spaces that enhance not only where you live, but also, how you live. Joe likes to call this, Beyond Lifestyle. Decades of working in the field, navigating and troubleshooting complex job sites, gave Joe a unique perspective on creating strategies and systems to get things done right the first time. Most often, construction and design teams are comprised of individuals with expertise in their given fields. However, the lack of knowledge overlaps regularly causes problems on the job site that results in unexpected delays, needless aggravation, and increased costs.

Consulting with Joe will elevate your next project and enable things to run efficiently and come in on time and on budget. Joe prides himself on his ability to create a customized, cohesive job plan to increase efficiency and minimize stress for the client, the design team, and the construction team. His extensive knowledge coupled with his meticulous attention to detail, accessibility throughout the construction timeline, ease of communication, and coordination between everyone on the team, makes him an asset to any project.

In his free time, Joe is an avid surfer, fitness enthusiast, and pizza maker. He also enjoys spending time with his family and rescue dog in and around Malibu.

Contact us to learn more about how our design and consulting services can benefit your next project.

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