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 […]

Bringing Sustainability to Infrastructure Design

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED system has provided a rating system for building sustainability for years. Now, a similar system is available for evaluating the sustainability of public works assets. Developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), the Envision™ Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System evaluates, grades and recognizes efforts that replenish and restore natural […]