Monday, March 15, 2010

Raleigh's New Development Code Public Meetings

Raleigh's New Development Code Public meetings. The consultant team that the city hired to re-write the code will host three learning and review sessions on the Diagnostic and Coding Approach report:

* Monday, March 15:12-2 p.m.
o All Saints Chapel, 110 S. East Street
* Monday March 15: 6-8 p.m.
o Progress Energy Center Fletcher Opera Theater 2 E. South Street
* Tuesday March 16: 6-8 p.m.
o Providence Baptist Church, 6339 Glenwood Avenue

Click here to learn more about the New Code, the Diagnostic and Approach Report, and how to voice your interests and concerns with the ongoing process.

Apply for a free Energy Audit from Preservation NC

Tell us your drafty house story!

You could be the one lucky Raleigh homeowner that wins a free home energy audit (a $350-500 value) from Preservation NC, the Raleigh Historic Districts Commission, and Home Performance NC.


Entries accepted through March 31st — hurry!

Do you ever feel like you're heating and cooling the entire neighborhood? Don't know how to begin making your historic home more energy efficient? A home energy audit could tell you where to begin and how to prioritize your money-saving efforts.

Preservation NC, the Raleigh Historic Districts Commission, and Home Performance NC have teamed up to offer one lucky Raleigh homeowner a free home energy audit. The winning audit will be videotaped to create an informational video about home energy audits and common problems and solutions. The video will be used online and at public events to promote energy-efficiency improvements in historic houses.

Want to know more? Visit There you can tell us why we should choose you and your house. You can even go to our Flickr group to upload pictures or post a video auditioning yourself and your home to our YouTube group.

Creative submissions are encouraged! A complete list of contest rules is available at

For more information, contact Elizabeth Sappenfield at