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+

The Role of School HVAC in Student Performance

Green schools report lower absenteeism, better academic performance, and less faculty turnover. If schools in your community aren’t being designed....More

Fortifying Building HVAC Systems Against Terrorist Attacks

Several years ago, I became aware of a technology that not only can protect the occupants of a building from a chemical, biological, or radiological....More

Saluting Green-Building, HVACR Industries’ Efforts to Employ Veterans

With the unemployment rate among military veterans 18 to 24 years of age topping 20 percent, finding jobs for returning service members is—or should....More

Where Is the Value in HVAC ‘Value Engineering’?

Most of us in manufacturing and construction-related fields probably have had some exposure to value engineering. I do not know about you, but I can....More

Refrigerant Additives Revisited

Last November, I posted on refrigerant additives. Because I had first-hand knowledge of the performance of one of those products, I mentioned it by....More

Many States, HVAC Contractors not Keeping PACE

Recently, I received a phone call from a former colleague who now lives and works in Pennsylvania. He wanted to discuss financing options for the....More

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

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