Doug Nadeau, PE is the President of RAN Fire Protection Engineering, P.C. and Vice President of truVUE Inspection Technologies. Mr. Nadeau is a licensed fire protection engineer, Certified Fire Protection Specialist, and LEED Accredited Professional. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in both Mechanical Engineering and Physics, along with a Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Nadeau has worked as a lead design engineer for fire protection and plumbing systems in all types of buildings and uses for twenty years. Mr. Nadeau has been recognized as a leader in the field of fire protection engineering. He has been responsible for the complete design of fire protection and mechanical systems, including contract drawings and specifications as well as project coordination, administration, construction management and cost estimating. He has conducted risk evaluations of various building features involving building code application, fire modeling, identification and resolution of hazardous conditions. Mr. Nadeau has a long history of experience with commercial, public, and institutional buildings. Mr. Nadeau’s work has involved the development of risk mitigation techniques and life safety systems specific to building design. He has conducted studies analyzing the protection of the facility property, the protection of occupants, and the redundancies necessary to provide a continuity of business function in the case of a fire emergency. Mr. Nadeau began his career in the heart of Boston, designing fire protection systems for high-rise buildings of both a prescriptive- and performance-based nature. Mr. Nadeau's work evaluating the life safety provisions inherent to the Uniform Building Code (UBC) and Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) has been internationally published. In addition, his expertise in the determination and application of the intent of building codes has allowed him to function as a reference for state agencies and local municipalities.