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.

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

Update on Refrigerants

In January 2014, I (semi) humorously posted about the similarities between college football and the HVAC industry. Much of my post addressed the....More

Gender and Thermal Comfort

Most of the women I know—my wife included—generally are more likely than men to report feeling cold in an air-conditioned space. Well, it turns out....More

Passive Cooling

There are a couple of issues that need to be addressed before this becomes commercially viable. If they can be solved, this technology could be a....More

The Night Before Christmas (South Florida Version)

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, the computer was off and the wireless mouse....More

Hope for Commercial-Building Energy-Efficiency Tax Deductions Lives On

There is one final hope for extension of legislation addressing the issues of jobs, climate change, and our still-lagging construction and design....More

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

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