Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+

Principal, Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

A member of HPAC Engineering’s Editorial Advisory Board, Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+, is principal of Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC, a South Florida-based engineering firm focused on energy and sustainability consulting. He has more than two dozen published articles on HVAC- and energy-related topics to his credit and frequently lectures on green-building best practices, central-energy-plant optimization, and demand-controlled ventilation.

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The Next Generation of Construction Codes and Standards

Codes and standards related to construction traditionally have been either prescriptive or performance-based. Both have advantages and disadvantages....More

Reflections on Starting an Energy and Sustainability Consulting Firm

On the five-year anniversary of launching his energy and sustainability consulting firm, Larry Clark shares challenges and rewards he has experienced....More

Environmental Responsibility: It’s not Just a HVAC Issue

Ozone depletion, fracking, sea-level rise—these are complex issues. If we’re to be good stewards of the planet, we need to better understand all....More

The Birds and the Bees—and the Btus—of Air Curtains

Air curtains often are used on frequently opened doors in health-care and food-preparation facilities to keep out bugs and birds. Although this....More

Drones on Building Job Sites

In my Aug. 26, 2014, post, I wrote that we soon might have drones taking our construction-progress photos. Not surprisingly, that time is here....More

New U.S. Department of Energy Rules for HVACR Equipment

Last month, as I was perusing the “Locating a Product” section of Info-dex, HPAC Engineering’s annual directories issue, it occurred to me that over....More

HVAC and Electric Motors

A multistory commercial office building has a relatively new 1.5-ton split system that cools the elevator equipment room. When the building’s....More

Laboratory Water Efficiency

Since its inception in 2010, our firm has had the opportunity to work with several major research laboratories, which has given us first-hand insight....More

The Role of School HVAC in Student Performance

Green schools report lower absenteeism, better academic performance, and less faculty turnover. If schools in your community aren’t being designed....More

Fortifying Building HVAC Systems Against Terrorist Attacks

Several years ago, I became aware of a technology that not only can protect the occupants of a building from a chemical, biological, or radiological....More
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