Category Archives: Sustainable Practice

Clarkstown continues its steps towards making a green community

Clarkstown continues its steps towards making a green community New City  NY -  Michael Shilale, was invited to a meeting of the Clarkstown Energy Committee on January 26, 2009. The Committee, founded in 2008 by council members Shirley Lasker and Frank Borelli, is primarily concerned with energy efficiency.  Clarkstown  invited Mr. Shilale to brief the members…
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How to be green on a budget!  

How to be green on a budget!     Every day we are asked to save energy, reduce our carbon footprint, and save utility costs.  Some ideas are simple and straightforward - replace your light bulbs, setback thermostats, increase your insulation.  Some suggestions are more esoteric - geothermal heat (actually geo-transfer), photo-voltaic solar panels, condensing boilers,…
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 MSA is ‘Walking the Walk’

MSA is 'Walking the Walk' April 15,  2008 New City  NY - 'Walk the Walk’ is the tag line for the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) initiative on sustainability. The call is being made for Architects throughout America to take the lead in the sustainable evolution. Through a series of tool kits, advocacy, seminars and an…
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