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

Recognizing HVAC Engineering Heroes

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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Smart Cities: Bringing Together Technology, Government, and Society

If asked to name the city in North America that has more than 20 universities offering engineering and technology curricula, is home to more than 100....More

“Smart” Water Valves

Several of my clients recently installed water-cost-reduction valves (sometimes referred to as “smart” valves) in their commercial irrigation and/or....More

Thermoacoustic Air Conditioning

In 2002, ice-cream manufacturer Ben....More

Solar Air Conditioning

In response to my Nov. 26 post, “Niche Products in the HVAC Industry,” I received several requests for information about the solar direct-expansion....More
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Climate Change and Air Conditioning

Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report titled “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability.”....More

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

How do we influence building owners and operators without just telling them they’re wrong?....More

HVAC and Cloud Computing: More Similar Than You Think

If you are like me, at some point, you have had a “Microsoft moment” and lost some important document or file on your computer because—in spite of....More

Getting What You Pay For

Replacing equipment with the lowest-priced option may cost more in the long run....More

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