Innovative Design completed a 6,338 SF net-zero energy office, retail store and shop for a firm that manages lakes and ponds for businesses, golf courses and residential developments. The building includes a public retail space, fish storage in two large tanks, a maintenance shop, private and open office areas and storage spaces.

The building incorporates well insulated walls and roof, daylighting, passive solar, wood interior paneling, a constructed wetland and a 16kW photovoltaic system.

Spaces include:

  • Retail space
  • Offices
  • Conference room
  • Fish storage
  • Workshop
  • Storage
  • Support spaces

Key green features include:

  • Energy efficient building shell
  • Daylighting and passive solar
  • Geothermal heat pumps for cooling and heating
  • Efficient lighting and controls
  • Low-flow water fixtures
  • Constructed wetland
  • 16kW Photovoltaics (PV)


Garner, NC


6,388 SF




Foster Lake & Pond Management