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What does it mean for a hotel to be carbon neutral?

The Washington Post spoke with Social Science & Policy Studies Department Head Rob Krueger about what the term “carbon neutral” means for hotels, and how people using a sustainable building can change the way it functions. Krueger also gave recommendations on how to travel in an environmentally-friendly way.

Sustainable Pursuits: Today’s engineering designs are shaped with sustainability and incorporate innovation

Digital Engineering 24/7 spoke with Social Science & Policy Studies Professor Rob Krueger about sustainable design and the formalization of the Institute of Science and Technology for Development.

The age of the Worcester skyscraper has been replaced by street-level interactions

The Worcester Business Journal interviewed Rob Krueger, associate professor of social science & policy studies, about why the city of Worcester seems to no longer construct skyscrapers. Towers are often built for two main reasons, Krueger noted: land values are high, or a builder or owner wants to spend the money.