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

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

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease

As both a HVAC professional and a member of The American Legion, I find Legionnaires’ disease to be one of the most troubling problems facing our....More

The Importance of Mentoring

Before moving to South Florida seven years ago, my career was in manufacturing—first of process equipment, then of HVAC products. And I was fortunate....More

Google and HVAC

It often is said, “Google can do anything!” In fact, a learned colleague of mine—a practicing electrical engineer—thinks we should give Google all of....More

HVAC and … Football?

Those who know me well know I love football, especially the college game (Go Hokies!). This time of year, with all of the bowl games (and, obviously....More

The 12 Days of Christmas (HVAC Version)

On the first day of Christmas, my client got from me....More

If It Ain’t Broke, (Sometimes) Fix It!

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” How many times have we heard that expression? And yet how often is that our advice to our clients? Can you imagine....More