Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+

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

A member of HPAC Engineering’s Editorial Advisory Board, Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+, is principal of Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC, a South Florida-based engineering firm focused on energy and sustainability consulting. He has more than two dozen published articles on HVAC- and energy-related topics to his credit and frequently lectures on green-building best practices, central-energy-plant optimization, and demand-controlled ventilation.

Posts by Lawrence (Larry) Clark, QCxP, GGP, LEED AP+

Solar Trees in Bloom at POWER-GEN

Last month, I attended POWER-GEN International, billed as the world’s largest power-generation event. One exhibitor I was especially looking forward....More

Legionellosis Prediction a Year Later: Not What I Expected

A year ago, I predicted new procedures and technologies and perhaps some new businesses would emerge in response to the problem of legionellosis. I....More

Taking the High Road in Promoting Sustainability

Previously, I praised the Green Building Initiative for pledging to promote green-building practices regardless of the "product" used. Now, USGBC....More

On the Phaseout of HFCs and a Milestone for Nuclear Power

Last month marked two significant events: the signing by more than 170 countries of a legally binding accord that phases out the use of....More

Raising the Efficiency Ceiling of Rooftop Units

For cooling requirements of up to 100-plus tons, rooftop units often represent a low-first-cost solution, based on equipment cost and relative ease....More

Commercial-Building Energy Efficiency; Denying Climate-Change Deniers

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total energy consumption in commercial buildings increased just 7 percent from 2003 to 2012....More

Solar-Powered Steam Generation

Two years ago, MIT researchers developed a structure capable of converting 85 percent of solar energy to steam. MIT since has improved this “solar....More

Florida’s Competing Solar Initiatives

Here in Florida, we have had two solar initiatives on our ballot during the current election cycle. One of them, Amendment 4, was on last month’s....More

Florida Engineering Conference: PACE, Seal-Level Rise, Climate Change

Recently, I had the opportunity to present at the Florida Engineering Society’s Annual Conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla....More

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