Meet the Newest Safer Buildings Coalition Members

Meet the Newest membersPosted on April 5, 2021

The Safer Buildings Coalition continues to grow. We now have more than 140 members organizations across several categories. We value each and every member, and it's our pleasure to introduce you to a few of the latest additions to our member base: Kenny Chen, Professional Engineer, Fire Controls, Inc., New River Community and Technical College, RK Squared, LLC, RedTop Group, LLC, and Virginia Tech.

About Kenny Chen, Professional Engineer
Over 15 years of experience working with public safety clients in the design and implementation of voice and mobile data wireless communications system. Areas of expertise include needs assessment, communications system design, network management and installation, FCC licensing, development of system procurement specifications, proposal/bid evaluation, implementation assistance, including Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I), and acceptance testing.

Key participant in the planning, analysis, and design of wireless systems, including multisite/simulcast, P25 digital, 700/800 MHz conventional and trunked land mobile radio systems, VHF and UHF conventional radio systems, SCADA systems, microwave backhaul systems, mobile data systems and communications facilities planning, transportation communications systems, and antenna site implementation and grounding and bonding.


Fire Controls, Inc.




About Fire Controls, Inc.
Since its inception in 2001, Fire Controls, Inc. has established itself as a leader in the fire alarm industry. We are state licensed, ETL certified and employ NICET and FASA /BASA certified technicians. Regularly serving Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, we have served customers from Orlando to the upper keys. We offer design services, installation, 24hr service, test and inspections and 24hr monitoring service.

Our installation and service team members receive training on a wide variety of systems and peripheral devices. We have regularly scheduled in house training sessions on both new and existing technologies, keeping our staff well trained and well informed.

With over 50 years of collective experience in the fire alarm industry, our management team has developed strong relationships with many of the AHJ's in our service area. We have the ability to work with many field inspectors and plan reviewers to solve your problem before it becomes a problem.

Our customers are our priority. Our courteous and professional staff will do what it takes to meet your needs. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

New River Community and Technical College



About New River Community and Technical College
New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College has four campuses: Greenbrier Valley Campus, Mercer County Campus, Nicholas County Campus and Raleigh County Campus and offers classes at educational sites within the service region and online.

RK Squared, LLC


About RK Squared, LLC
Headquartered in the New York City Metro area, RK Squared, LLC brings together experience, expertise and a REDEFINED approach to the wireless industry. Using the latest technologies, RK2 is able to deliver solutions tailored to each opportunity. 

With each team member having at least 20 years of experience, RK2 have delivered complex solutions to wireless operators, third party owners, and enterprise customers.

RK2’s experience includes the largest transportation hubs, university and professional stadia, healthcare, hospitality and Class A office space.


RedTop Group, LLC



About RedTop Group, LLC
The RedTop Group is a leading technology deployment and services provider. We pride ourselves with delivering leading edge products and services that are critical in today’s environment. Our core competencies are to deliver the highest quality of cellular and Wi-Fi Technologies, Advanced Access Control, Surveillance Products, and a Unified Communications Platform “RedTop Connect”, which encompasses all of the tools necessary to communicate in a single managed platform. With all of these disciplines, we also deliver permanent cabling infrastructure that properly supports these critical technologies. We specialize in consulting and delivering deployments in the commercial, public and government sectors, with a complete understanding of each of their specific environments. Our company is excited to report that our technical staff is certified and highly trained to deliver and deploy with the utmost quality that your company deserves. The RedTop Group is led by successful industry professionals that continue to build an organization that provides critical advanced technologies to the industry for many years to come.

Virginia Tech


About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 215 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $450 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.