Nate Gordon and Nick Gardner created a mobile surveillance unit, unparalleled by any other offering on the market. As CEO and COO of Site Secure LLC, Nate and Nick have worked diligently to create a security solution using the highest quality components available. By proving 24/7 monitoring and surveillance of construction sites, retail parking lots, large events, and more, Site Secure can secure your peace of mind.
Meet the Site Secure Solutions Founder, Nate Gordon
CEO of Site Secure, Nate Gordon, has spent the last two decades immersed in the security industry. Over his nearly 20 years of experience, he’s worked hard to provide cutting edge technological solutions for his clients’ security needs.
A few years ago, Nate decided he wanted to go out and explore new places, so he left on a “vagabond adventure” in the Sprinter van he built out. Upon returning, he began making connections between the technology he used in his van and the technology he could use for security solutions. “I saw the two marrying together to create a pretty good product that would help solve a lot of the problems that my customers are experiencing.”
After realizing that many of his clients, especially in the construction industry, were struggling with monitoring and video surveillance in remote areas, Nate got to work designing a mobile security unit. As he crafted the new unit, he focused on a smaller form factor, greater mobility, higher reliability, and turnkey service.
Rather than selling these products individually, Nate was selling a service, one where everything was included. From set up and tear down, to unit maintenance, programming, and configuring, Nate ensured each of his clients have all of the tools they need to effectively utilize their units. With 24/7 recording to the cloud, bookmarking for motion detection, and third-party monitoring available, these mobile security units provide unprecedented peace of mind.
The Site Secure Team Expands, And So Does Its Business
COO, Nick Gardner was initially attracted to Site Secure after experiencing, firsthand, the devastation that comes from a lack of proper security and video surveillance.
While Nick was running a group of dental practices, he was continuously building new practices from the ground up as the dental group kept growing. Unfortunately, as some of the buildings were being constructed, people would sneak in at night and strip copper and even burned a building down at one point.
“Imagine putting millions of dollars into something and then it all being taken away. Insurance helps but insurance doesn’t get your time back.” After several of these devastating and scary experiences, Nick found Site Secure and immediately purchased their service to monitor his build sites and dental practices. Through his experience as a customer, Nick fell in love with the product and knew that he wanted to be a part of the valuable security solutions Site Secure had to offer.
Securing Your Peace of Mind with Dragonfly Energy Li-Ion Batteries
While Site Secure mobile surveillance units have the ability to be plugged into grid power, Nate knew that many of his prospective clients would want to use these units in more remote locations or other areas where power simply wasn’t an option.
When Nate installed a solar system in his Sprinter build, he did some extensive research into his options and landed on reliable Battle Born lithium-ion batteries. “They proved to be so successful and reliable in my Sprinter van that I decided there wasn’t any other option to go with for my mobile surveillance units.” As he moved over to an industrial application, Nate began using Dragonfly Energy batteries in his units. “Same battery, same thing. But the industrial version of it.”
Reliable and Powerful Security Solutions For Anywhere
With Nate and Nick’s goals for mobile surveillance units, the size of the form factor and its easy mobility were top priority. “The Dragonfly batteries were an integral part of it and the ability to have the amount of power in the weight and size that we have, makes it makes our whole form factor possible. It was definitely a game changer for us.”
This led them to settle on installing a 12V 100Ah LiFePO4 GC2 Dragonfly Energy battery in each of their units, giving them double the power at half the weight they would have gotten from a different battery technology. “It’s really a no brainer for me. I put it in and forget about it. It’s the BMS in the system. I don’t have to worry about the heat, the cold. I just know they’re going to work.”
From a technical standpoint, Dragonfly Energy batteries offered the perfect premium product that Nate was looking for–to add to the overall quality of the mobile surveillance units. Nick also insists that the Dragonfly Energy batteries make perfect sense from a business perspective as well. Taking their lifespan and reliability into consideration with their cost, it turned out to be a very smart financial decision. Dragonfly Energy batteries reduce maintenance time, cost less for labor, and have to be replaced less often, offering a fixed cost while minimizing variable costs, which is beneficial to cash flow.
“The Dragonfly Energy batteries have allowed me to better predict what our return will be on our investment for the future units.” Rather than having to constantly worry about cameras going down, batteries going out, units not functioning properly, and having to field thousands of client phone calls, Nick can trust the reliability of their units. “The Dragonfly Energy batteries have allowed me to have peace of mind so that I can go and provide peace of mind for other people. It’s full circle.”
Creating a Better, Mobile Security Solution
Nick and Nate have worked hard to create a complete product that offers unparalleled security and peace of mind. Unlike security guards or other surveillance options, Site Secure units don’t need breaks, the cameras don’t die or go down, and the units are built to be durable and last for a lifetime. “We make a mobile surveillance unit that is powered strictly by the sun and cellular connection, completely off the grid, available to be put anywhere, that can relay the video back to whoever has access to it.” Site Secure Mobile Surveillance units have been fully designed in house with specific features and details in mind for optimum security.
A smaller form factor allows each unit to fit in more places with a sleek and slim design. There are four fixed cameras with the option for thermal radar units that can see in pitch darkness up to 1500 feet away. The cameras are attached to a specially designed telescoping pole that houses the cables so no one can cut or damage them, and it extends up to 21 feet tall. This offers a bird’s eye view that allows the cameras to see everything from above, offering better surveillance.
Additionally, each camera offers amazing resolution and the ability to track people and move remotely, creating the best 360 view available, through a mobile unit. Red and blue lights strobe at the top of the unit to further deter crime and live feeds from the camera can be viewed anytime from anywhere in the world.
Given the current cost of materials being at an all-time high, security is more important now than ever. Between the increasing theft of materials and delays in getting materials in the first place, it’s essential for people to protect their investment.
“We had one customer who’s had all the windows broken out on a construction site and they had been waiting for months to even get the windows.” In addition to theft, sites can be vandalized with spray paint, damaged from throwing rocks, or even lit on fire and any step taken to deter these crimes from happening in the first place saves time and money. It is also important to have video surveillance to help move along insurance claims, hold people accountable, and even monitor work progress on job sites to keep up with deadlines. A reliable, mobile security unit from Site Secure not only deters crime, but also saves time, which in turn saves money.
The Benefits of Utilizing Site Secure’s Mobile Surveillance Units
When comparing Site Secure’s mobile surveillance units to similar product and service offerings available on the market today, Site Secure stands out in multiple aspects. The primary reason being their outstanding commitment to quality. Nate and Nick have ensured that “every single piece of this product, from the foot to the mast to the hinges of the doors” are built with the highest quality. These units have been built specifically to endure the heat of the desert, the cold of the mountains, monsoon rains, blizzards, and the highest wind speeds.
A key reason why Nate chose to use Dragonfly Energy batteries is to aid in their units’ ability to operate in harsh climates. This level of quality is further matched in their commitment to customer service. “We want people to know they don’t only have a reliable product; they have a reliable support system behind that product.” Additionally, both Nate and Nick insist that the high quality of their product and service is due to one another’s knowledge, experience, and hard work.
Where Site Secure Units Monitor
Although a large majority of Site Secure’s mobile surveillance units are deployed to construction job sites, they can be beneficial for a multitude of other uses. Rather than hiring security guards for large events, Site Secure’s mobile surveillance units are a fraction of the cost and offer comprehensive security for sporting events, conventions, music festivals, and more. Protecting retail parking lots through monitoring customers and employees, deterring crime, and documenting events is another important use of the units.
There are many additional reasons to utilize mobile surveillance units including real estate and government and industrial buildings. It’s always beneficial to have eyes in the sky protecting infrastructure and people. “You have to be able to protect the people that come to your events and have an eyes on the whole facility, including the perimeter and everything like that.
Even during the beginning stages of Site Secure and Nate’s dream to create a mobile surveillance unit unlike any other, there has always been an overarching commitment to reliability, quality, and customer service. Each client of Site Secure knows they are getting the highest quality product and components available, with the highest quality service. This combined with reliability and durability of the units, gives these clients peace of mind knowing their assets, sites, employees, and customers are protected at any hour of the day, any day of the week.
Nate and Nick know that there are honest, hardworking people working day in and day out to make a living and provide for their families, and those are the people they want to protect. “We’re going to give people peace of mind and make sure they’re taking home their hard-earned money.”
What’s Up Next for Site Secure Solutions?
Looking to the future, Nate and Nick hope to continue expanding Site Secure’s offerings and technology while providing a premium product and a premium service for hardworking people. As Nate looks over the base platform, the “sky’s the limit” for different radar options, new software, and additional applications for their mobile surveillance units. They’re currently working on adding shooter detection, gunshot detection, license plate reading technology, and more as Site Secure continues to grow and expand.
Ultimately, Nate and Nick want to continue to help businesses by sharing the burden of protecting their assets. “We really have a premium product that can be reliable and can give you peace of mind so that you can focus on what you do best. We want to maximize your return on investment. We want to maximize your time.”
While there is a cost to purchasing a premium product, the return of protecting assets and maximizing time and return on investment is worth it. “Not to mention fewer gray hairs, less stress, less anxiety in a world that’s running like crazy. Take a deep breath and let us shoulder some of the heavy work for you.”