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Philip C. Steiner, P.E.

Principal, Managing Director

Philip Steiner was named the Managing Director on January 1, 2017. He has been with the firm since 1989, and was named a Principal in the firm in 1999. He is responsible for the firm’s strategic and day to day activities.

Prior to becoming Managing Director, Mr. Steiner was responsible for the HVAC engineering and project management for many major building projects. Mr. Steiner has excellent experience in HVAC system design and production, including HVAC for historic buildings and HVAC systems for conservation environments.

Mr. Steiner directed the Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection design and engineering for the addition and renovation of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, a major project that reopened to the public in November 2004. He continues to direct various projects at MoMA, as part of post construction services. Mr. Steiner is currently leading the MEP design and engineering for the renovation and expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Mr. Steiner lectures in Systems Integration at the Yale University Graduate School of Architecture, and has acted as a mentor for high school students in the Stamford, CT ACE (Architect, Contractor, Engineer) program, a program designed to introduce high school students to the architectural and engineering fields. Mr. Steiner served as a panelist on the New York State Council of the Arts, grant committee. He is a past Director and Building Committee Member at the Darien YMCA and the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT, a vibrant music school in an urban setting. Mr. Steiner currently lectures on building systems as part of the AIA Connecticut ARE (Architect Registration Examination) review. He is a member of the Strategic Advisory Council for the Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Nuclear Engineering (MANE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The following is a partial list of Mr. Steiner’s major projects:

  • – Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
  • – Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
  • – The Brunswick School, Greenwich, CT
  • – Ca’d’Zan – Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL
  • – Columbia University, NY, NY
    • Low Library Mechanical Upgrade Master Plan,
    • Low Library Phase I Mechanical Upgrade
  • – Connecticut Science Center, Hartford, CT
  • – Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, New Haven, CT
  • – East Rock School, New Haven, CT
  • – D. Roosevelt Library Visitor’s Center, Hyde Park, NY
  • – FT Ticonderoga-Mars Education Ctr, Ticonderoga, NY
  • – Genoa Aquarium, Genoa, Italy
  • – Paul Getty Center-Museum Complex, Los Angeles, CA
  • – Harvard Law School Langdell Hall, Cambridge, MA
  • – Philip Johnson Brick House, New Canaan, CT
  • – Long Island Aquarium, Bayshore, NY
  • – Marble Collegiate Church, NY, NY
  • – Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY
  • – Mystic Aquarium Expansion, Mystic, CT
  • – Mystic Aquarium, Animal Life Support Systems, Mystic, CT
  • – National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, Master Plan
  • – Oxford High School, Oxford, CT
  • – Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • – Orville H. Platt High School, Meridan, CT
  • – Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
  • – Scotts Ridge Middle School, Ridgefield, CT
  • – Thomas Church-Addition to Air Conditioning System, NY, NY
  • – Staples High School-Addition/Renovation, Westport, CT
  • – Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT
  • – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    • University Museum
    • Harrison Wing, Coxe Wing and Harrison Rotunda Renovations
    • Mainwaring Wing
  • – Yale University, New Haven, CT
    • Davies Mansion, Historic Restoration
    • West Campus–Building A21 Art Storage Master Plan
    • Woolsey Hall, Master Plan
    • West Campus-Building A21 Conservation and Digital Core
    • West Campus-Building A21 Peabody Fluid Labs
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