New LEED Credit Connects Safety and Sustainability

As we have experienced sustainability transition from an uncommon, specialty concern into a widely accepted expectation for design and construction, LJB’s safety professionals have often wondered, “How can something be considered sustainable if saving human lives isn’t considered?” With the introduction of “Prevention through Design,” to its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot […]

Near-Miss Reinforces LJB’s Core Purpose

LJB’s core purpose is to improve the quality of life. While I truly believe this focus on impacting our world drives our staff, it can also become somewhat abstract in the face of day-to-day work tasks. That is, until it gets personal. LJB’s core purpose got personal for me when I learned about a close […]

A Day in the Life of an Environmental Scientist

While I work on writing proposals or editing our website, I can look out my window and watch visitors and staff come and go from our building.  I’ve become accustomed to seeing my co-workers walking out with drawings or hard hats under their arms.  But, when I see our environmental scientists walk out with boots, […]

March Madness Brings Out the Best at LJB

March Madness is an exciting time at LJB. To kick off the NCAA basketball tournament last week, employees filled out their brackets for the office pool while the company’s Social Events Committee hosted a group game-watch and Crock Pot cook-off competition. On Thursday, we saw some of the first upsets of the basketball tournament. And, […]