Member Spotlight: Tarah Clark

Tarah Clark works with Limbach Company LLC.

Tarah Clark works with Limbach Company LLC.

USGBC: Which came first - your interest in sustainable building or your professional career? TC: Professional career came first for me. Being in the industry I have experience with LEED and sustainable building but my motivation for joining was to grow my network. USGBC: What kinds of opportunities do you see in your work for developing a more sustainable built environment? TC: Limbach is an energy conscience mechanical firm. We are always looking for ways to assist our clients in choosing the more efficient equipment options when they decide to undertake a project. From large projects such as new chillers or boilers and even changes as small as air filters we focus on sustainability and saving operational costs by being as energy efficient as possible. USGBC: What motivated you to become a USGBC chapter member? TC: I wanted to be more involved in my local construction community and I felt that the educational offerings would be beneficial. USGBC: What do you enjoy most about being a USGBC chapter member? TC: The opportunity to network with other industry professionals. USGBC: What is the best connection or relationship you've made through USGBC? TC: The associates of The Ohio State University. USGBC: What do you see as the greatest challenge for developing a sustainable built environment? TC: Cost associated. USGBC: What environmental element would you like to see implemented in every project? TC: Controls for HVAC. USGBC: How do you spend your time away from work? TC: Running, reading, dog parks, volunteering and networking. Not in that order. USGBC: What topic would you like to see discussed at an upcoming Lunch & Leaders meeting? TC: Any topic related to mechanical systems.

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