Michael Shilale Architects, LLP Newsletter

Spring 2009 






In Case You Missed It!


Over 135 people attended the annual dinner of The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation (RMPF) on March 31, 2009.  The Federation chose Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED to discuss green buildings and their impact on our economy and environment. 


You can view the slides from the presentation if you 


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MSA becomes a Business Partner for NYSERDA's Commercial Lighting Program


As a NYSERDA Business Partner, Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA) is now able to help give the lighting in homes and businesses a green makeover, just as we do with other aspects of the design process. 


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Local Architect John Cirilli, AIA, LEED Gets Greener

New LEED Accreditation Benefits Tapped Locally


John Cirilli, AIA, LEED, a Partner at Rockland-county based Michael Shilale Architects, isn't wasting any time putting his LEED accreditation to use. Since acquiring his new credential, Cirilli has begun to develop "greening" plans for his firm's corporate headquarters in downtown New City and is working on several Energy Saving Performance Contracts for their school district clients.  


LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), is an internationally recognized standard which accredits experts in the field and certifies buildings that meet sustainable green building and development practices)


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Pascack Valley School

A private K-12 school in a unique structure where daylighting and adaptive reuse reach new heights.



When Pascack Valley School needed an architect to renovate a previously underground telephone switching station to a  new school, MSA proved to be right choice.

MSA's design transforms this previously underground building, into a bright, light filled, learning environment.


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Michael Shilale Architects, LLP (MSA), an eight person architectural engineering firm founded in 1991, is committed to protecting and preserving the environment through their design work. We help our clients solve their building problems, protect their assets and investments, build under budget, and realize their vision. MSA serves a municipal, commercial, residential and educational client base, including Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Nassau counties, in New York, as well as Bergen, Passaic, Hudson and Essex Counties in New Jersey. For more information, please call 845-708-9200, or visit their website  at www.shilale.com.