BareBONE Event and Unveiling
Mark Z. Jacobson – Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Director of the Atmosphere/Energy program at Stanford University, co-founder of The Solutions Project and of the 100% initiative – unveiled his net-zero BONE Structure home in Stanford, California on July 23rd, 2016. Over the course of 4 days, more than 1000 people attended the bareBONE event, which showcased a convergence of clean technologies including those of TomKat Center Innovation Transfer grantees that are deploying sustainable energy solutions for the built world. Speakers at the event included Mark Jacobson, JB Straubel (CTO and co-founder of Tesla Motors), Tommaso Deserti (Head of RNC and OEM at Nest), Marc Bovet (CEO and co-founder of BONE Structure) and Charles Bovet (VP Operations US of BONE Structure).
BONE Structure Official Launch in California
With its first project in California well under way and 16 additional projects to be built in the Bay Area and Southern California, BONE Structure also marked the official launch of their San Francisco office. Following quickly in the footsteps of the Stanford home, two new projects are already breaking ground in July. BONE Structure aims to build 50 new homes in California in 2016 and has the manufacturing resources to build up to 1000 homes per year.