Larson Design Group’s surveying department has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability with the purchase of a CNG-powered truck to be used for the department’s field work.
The truck, a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500, has dual fuel capability and will further the company’s aim to capitalize on the economy, efficiency, and environmental advantages of Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs).
Christopher Iachini, Director of Surveying for Larson Design Group, explained the benefits of the purchase. “We’ve been focused on environmental sustainability for a while now. Our survey crews conduct field work across the state, and this truck will allow them to operate in a cleaner, more environmentally friendly manner,” he said. “It’s an added benefit that natural gas is cheaper than conventional gas,” he noted.
“LDG has enacted many measures to reduce our impact on the environment,” said Keith Kuzio, President and CEO of Larson Design Group. “Within the past few years, we’ve created sustainability goals for each office, instituted various recycling programs, increased our video conferencing capabilities, and switched to 100% recycled paper at each of our locations. The addition of a CNG truck to our survey fleet is another demonstration of our commitment to environment stewardship.”
“LDG has joined the wave of early adapters of NGVs—a national movement that is changing America,” said Matt Nealis, LDG CNG Engineer. “We’ve been a part of the movement as engineers designing CNG stations and garage modifications; now we’re joining it as users of NGVs.”
Larson Design Group is a 250-person firm providing innovative design solutions for the private and public sectors. With offices in Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, and Texas, LDG staff members have diverse knowledge in environmental systems, energy, surveying, site development, structures, facilities, transportation, and inspection.