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

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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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

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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