Efforts to minimize climate change may be more effective than previously thought.
Seismic activity shown to affect nearly half of Americans.
Provision covers new construction and retrofits.
New goal to keep state under global warming threshold.
Small and medium-sized buildings will soon have automation options.
Design is low-cost and green while providing more energy storage.
New reports show ownership could have fast benefits.
Illinois repeats as top state for green-certified buildings.
U.S. photovoltaic capacity reaches new record for photovoltaic installations.
Standard focuses on occupant health.