LJB Sustainability Challenge Yields Impressive Results

Last month, following our annual Earth Day celebration, LJB’s Sustainability Committee challenged our employees with a two-week Sustainability Challenge. Our team rose to the occasion and really focused on becoming more sustainable. Using mobile app Shine by Joulebug, our employees competed in teams to see who could reduce their ecological footprints the most. As shown […]

LJB Designs Ohio’s First Greenroads-Certified Project

As the social, economic and environmental value of sustainability efforts continues to be proven, many communities are looking to implement infrastructure projects that improve that triple bottom line. One such community—the City of Fairfield—has put its commitment to sustainable infrastructure in the spotlight by completing the first project certified by Greenroads in the state of […]

LJB Designs Ohio’s First Greenroads Project

It’s been said that what gets measured gets done. With the Greenroads Rating System, communities and organizations that are committed to safe and sustainable infrastructure now have a measureable way to show success. LJB’s commitment to safety and sustainability is being showcased—and now measured—on an intersection design project for the City of Fairfield, Ohio. The […]

Turning Grey to Green – Sustainable Infrastructure is Affordable

As I commute to and from work, I wonder how I can use my job as a civil engineer to reduce the negative impacts of development and infrastructure. I am always looking for ways to help communities meet the sustainability triple bottom line of social, economic and environmental.    As my clients work to replace their […]

Worker Safety IS Social Sustainability

As we collectively embrace the need to improve our impact on the world, the concept of sustainability is no longer just a fad in the design and construction industry.  While I applaud increased efforts toward sustainable design and construction, I think it’s important to include worker safety in these discussions and processes—more so than it […]