Our Clients Expect Satisfaction - We Earn Loyalty 

Our core philosophy of earning client loyalty drives us, and is what leads our clients into an understanding of why we do what we do. You hear many firms say that they want to have satisfied customers. RAN wants loyal ones. We earn our client's loyalty by offering quality services on a regular basis. 


In 1998, Doug Nadeau, P.E. wrote the business plan for a fire protection engineering firm while working in Boston. After starting and running a successful MEP engineering company, Doug had the opportunity to start RAN Fire Protection Engineering, P.C. in 2010 in Albany, NY.  RAN was founded on the principal of providing opportunities to its clients and employees. Since its inception, the business has grown to provide clients across the country with solutions that are personalized to meet each project’s needs.

The firm has worked on high-rises, correctional facilities, nuclear plants, commercial and historical buildings, just to name a few.  RAN employs passionate professionals with a broad range of experiences, talents, and training.  Our employees make up a vibrant and dynamic group of individuals. RAN’s engineers are proud to offer tailored and innovative services while dedicating time towards maintaining client loyalty.


Douglas Nadeau is the founder and Principal engineer at RAN Fire Protection Engineering, P.C.  Doug has Bachelor Degrees in both Mechanical Engineering and Physics, as well as a Masters degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Doug’s role as principal ranges from design, coordination, and management of RAN's fire protection projects to executive responsibilities in all aspects of the firm’s work. Doug is also the Co-Founder and Vice President of truVUE Inspection Technologies Inc, an instructor at UCLA extension, and enjoys giving speeches on engineering and business across the northeast.

Christopher Crivello is a Principal and licensed Fire Protection Project Engineer at RAN Fire Protection Engineering, P.C. Chris received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Masters of Science (M.S.) in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Chris has nearly a decade of fire protection design experience at RAN.  In 2017, he was crowned the National Fire Sprinkler Association Top Tech Champion, in a “Jeopardy” style tournament awarded semi-annually to the champion and top fire protection designer throughout all of North America who best exemplifies knowledge in the design, installation and maintenance of fire protection systems.



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