Lawrence (Larry) Clark, CEA, GGP, LEED AP O+M

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

A member of HPAC Engineering’s Editorial Advisory Board, Lawrence (Larry) Clark, CEA, GGP, LEED AP O+M, is principal of Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC, provider of energy audits, general energy-efficiency and sustainability consulting services, and metering and submetering solutions. He has more than a dozen published articles on HVAC- and energy-related topics to his credit and frequently lectures on central-energy-plant optimization, metering/submetering, and advanced ventilation.

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Thanksgiving With all the Fixin’s—and HVACR!

We can be certain HVACR played no part in the first Thanksgiving. Today, of course, we would be hard-pressed to imagine Thanksgiving without it....More

Refrigerant Additives

In 1995, the Federal Energy Management Program recommended the use of polarized refrigerant oil additives in HVACR equipment in all federal....More

Globalization of the HVAC Industry and the U.S.’s Place in It

Air conditioning perhaps is one of the last global industries in which the United States plays a significant role, but that could be changing....More

Sustainable Laboratories

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the 2014 I2SL (formerly Labs21) Annual Conference, an event promoting the sustainable design,....More

Cool Solutions for Food- and Beverage-Store Coolers

Recently, a company in Sarasota, Fla., devised an “air curtain” for open-case coolers used in food and beverage stores....More

As With Anything, When It Comes to HVAC, Too Much of a Good Thing …

As an advocate for solar energy, I was alarmed by recent news from the BrightSource Energy plant in California’s Mojave Desert....More

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and HVAC

Aerial photography has been around since the 1800s, when images were captured from balloons. Now, we have all kinds of construction-site cameras to....More

Global Swarming: Protecting Buildings From Biological Invasion

On July 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a shipment of 67 giant African snails, also known as land snails, at Los Angeles International....More

Recognizing HVAC Engineering Heroes. Who Are Yours?

Recently, IEEE Spectrum published an article titled “Where Are Today’s Engineering Heroes?” The author’s premise is that, in a hero-worshipping....More

Fracking, Thermal-Energy Storage, Sea-Level Rise, Legionella Revisited

Just over a year ago, “Clark’s Remarks” premiered on this Website. To commemorate, I thought it would be fun to look back at the past year’s topics....More
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The thoughts and musings of Lawrence (Larry) Clark, principal of Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC.

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