>Congratulations Go Architectural Design, PLLC, and Radio Free ENC!


Although I didn’t attend the Chamber ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 29th, I stopped by to see Sarah Afflerbach, Owner of Go Architectural Design, PLLC, before their grand opening.

I followed her and her husband, Mike’s, 1202 Pollock Street – A Green Renovation Blog which chronicled the stages of their building being renovated into a green building. Mike Afflerbach owns Radio Free ENC. Both businesses occupy the same building.

Go Architectural Design, PLLC
Sarah expressed that her green opportunities goal is to, “highlight sustainability’s where we can by making the right material choices, building location, indoor air quality, etc. By taking minor steps, it will make a difference in the long run.”

“Irina Skalova is our interior designer and she provides interior design services that also focus on good indoor air quality and healthy environments as well as being fabulously designed”, Sarah Afflerbach.

As a LEED Certified Architect, Sarah provides LEED Certification consulting on new construction or building renovations. She is also a RESNET Certified Energy Professional. She provides energy audits with the “Blower Door Test” to save money on people’s utility bills.

Sarah showed meet a neat gadget that I think everyone should have (renters or homeowners). The Energy Detective (TED). It measures the consumption of energy you use. When was the last time you checked your meter outside your house? Me…I don’t remember. But I’m going to get one of these!

“GO Architectural Design, PLLC is an Architectural, and Interior Design firm focusing on residential and commercial projects. Our suite of services can take your project from design through the construction phase to completion, or provide stand alone services to meet your needs.” – quote taken from their website.

Find out how you can save money by making minor changes to your home and more! Visit them at 1202-A Pollock St., call 252-633-0322, or check out their website.

Radio Free ENC
Radio Free ENC is owned and operated by Mike Afflerbach.

Listen to Radio Free ENC, a local sports talk radio station with “The Drive” Mark Panichelli.

Tune into 105.9 FM and 1450 AM; ESPN 103.9 FM and 1490 AM (New Bern); ESPN 1400 AM (Jacksonville).

For more information, Visit them at 1202 Pollock St., call 252-288-3022/3023, or check out their website.

Thanks to Darlene Brown, Marketing & Communications Director of the New Bern Chamber of Commerce for sending me the Ribbon Cutting Pictures:

Thanks, Sarah and Mike, for the last minute tour of your newly renovated green building and exciting business ventures! 1202 Pollock Street has come a long way since you began renovations! Your hard work has definitely paid off! I look forward to my next visit to learn more.

Wendy Card

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About New Bern Now
Editor-in-Chief, Wendy Card, founded New Bern Now in April 2009. There were a number of reasons she developed the website. While stationed in Washington DC, she had 30 days to transfer to Naval Hospital Cherry Point and didn’t know much about the area. She was frustrated because there wasn’t a central location on the Internet for information about New Bern. Wendy retired from the Navy in Oct 2007. When our economy dived, she was trying to find her way in life and decided to give back to the community by creating a website that provided a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

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