Vegetation effective at dampening noise.
New code to increase commercial building efficiency.
Guideline will protect building water systems.
New method could improve sustainability, cut price of wind power.
Survey shows lack of concrete commitment to efficiency improvements.
Mass killings may inspire similar acts of violence.
Surveyed workers feel unsafe, doubt employer readiness for weather events.
Study shows lack of preparedness, suggests improvements to increase resiliency.
Study shows escalating risk for electrical reliability.
Development could mitigate urban heat island effect.