CURTIS JAMES CLARK

PE / ENERGY ENGINEER   

Curtis James Clark delivers on design with deep sustainable requirements.

His collaborative style carves a distinct niche of sustainable building design that has connected with so many during his three decade career. Since he moved to Utah in 2003, his work has inspired the Utah’s market with the following achievements: 

·       energy engineer of the first NET ZERO ENERGY Public Safety Building,
·       energy engineer for more than 10 LEED certified buildings,
·       founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council – Utah Chapter,
·       founding member of the Green Academy / Energy Institute at Salt Lake Community College,
·       first Utah representative to the regional council of the U.S. Green Building Council, and
·       original author of the State’s High Performance Building Standards.

A leading expert in energy engineering, he is the Director of Sustainability Services at GSBS’ Salt Lake City office. His breadth of experience spans from designer, owner, researcher, and commissioner, Curtis is a professional engineer and LEED Accredited Design professional and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University.

A practice leader for sustainable design has shaped a systematic approach to how architecture, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and green power interact. His work leads the discussion about setting sustainability guidelines using holistic approach that balances energy efficiency, thermal comfort, daylighting, quality, budget, schedule and cost effectiveness that exceeds client expectations. Using energy simulation tools, he applies math and sciences to make sound decisions for his clients.

His love for teaching has helped many students of Salt Lake Community College find promising careers in the energy efficiency sector. He has developed behavior modification and energy conservation programs for the building occupants. He is a national lecturer of NET ZERO Energy Design.


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