Accent is a privately-held Electronic System Integrator, focused on providing converged Audio, Video, data, Security, and Communications systems for a broad base of facilities. Accent has been named one of the fastest-growing, privately held businesses by Inc. Magazine for the years 2009 and 2010, and was named one of the Country’s largest Systems Integrators for 2010, by System Contractor News, a leading Industry publication. Headquartered in Bonita Springs, Florida, Accent is owned and run by Daniel Robbins and Paul Caruso, who have a combined 50+ years of experience in the systems integration business.
Illuminated Environments, Inc. is the area’s leading independent Architectural Lighting and Audio video Design Firm. Headquartered in Naples, and founded nearly a decade ago, Illuminated Environments as focused its business on high-end residential and commercial lighting design services and lighting control systems. Illuminated Environments combines creativity, experience, and a depth of knowledge providing clients with the best in products, performance, and value with the highest level of service. illuminated Environments offers an array of services to augment any project’s individual requirements. services include consultation, design development, construction documentation, specification and fixture selection, photometric reports, budget estimates, control systems design and automation integration. You can find more information at venaples.com/.
Accent has broad systems expertise and is skilled in developing integrated solutions for a wide-range of commercial and residential electronic systems. This acquisition brings additional opportunities for accent to expand its service and product offerings and to bring its innovative integrated system solutions to a new base of customers throughout Southwest Florida.
“This acquisition fit perfectly with Accent’s plan for aggressive growth. It compliments our focus on developing and implementing solutions for complex integrated voice, data, security, sound, lighting, audio, and video applications, and brings our unique experience and expertise to bear for a large customer base throughout the local area. We are excited about the opportunity,” according to Dan Robbins, President of Accent. “The strength of Illuminate Environments in the local market has reinforced our decision to select Naples for the location as the consolidated Southwest Florida Sales Headquarters for Accent. We look forward to integrating Illuminated Environments into our Naples sales center.”
Chad Watts, President of Illuminated Environments adds,“This is the perfect fit for us. With Accent’s leading position in the market and broad system offerings in the commercial and residential marketplace, we will be able to offer our combined clients solutions and services unmatched in the area; design consulting, implementation and project management, system installation, service and maintenance, along with ongoing support, monitoring, and management. The ability to be a single source provider for all electrical and electronic systems and installations is just the environment we ere hoping to help create. We are thrilled to be an important part of this capability.”
According to Paul Caruso, VP sales for Accent,“Adding Illuminated Environments to the Accent brand is exciting. We are looking forward to offering Accent’s current and potential clients the unique services brought by Illuminated Environments. And we look forward to engaging their clients and helping find solutions for them. The Naples Sales Center features demonstration areas highlighting some of our leading-edge system solutions for lighting, voice, video, teleconferencing, security, audio, and networking. We hope Illuminated Environments’ clients will stop in to see how these systems could help them harness the new technologies available to consumers and businesses alike.”
About ACCENT ESI
Accent Electronic Systems Integrators (accentesi.com) is a privately-held, CEDIA-certified system Integration firm, headquartered in Bonita Springs, FL with full service branch office locations in Western Pennsylvania and Northern Ohio, which offer custom creations in Theatre, Audio, Video, Lighting Control Solutions, Security, CCTV, Automation, Networking, Cabling and Telephone Systems for both residential and commercial applications. Accent ESI offers clients 24-hour customer/technical support, seven days a week.