This energy-efficient home in Oakland Hills features a patented steel construction technology inspired by the aerospace industry. The house, designed by BONE Structure, features state-of-the-art sustainable technologies and materials which make it not only highly ecological, but also built to last.


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The house has a soy-based polyurethane thermal envelope that provides optimal insulation. This technology patented by BONE Structure allows homeowners to save up to 90% of their heating and cooling energy costs. All BONE Structure homes are open-concept living spaces without load-bearing walls and have large windows that let in ample amounts of natural light.

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The house that is currently for sale features bay and canyon views, floor-to-ceiling windows and a bright open interior. It boasts five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a living room, home office, gourmet kitchen and a two car garage with interior access.

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Acacia Avenue House, BONE Structure, green technology, building technology, net-zero house, Oakland, open plan layout, natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows

Acacia Avenue House, BONE Structure, green technology, building technology, net-zero house, Oakland, open plan layout, natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows

Acacia Avenue House, BONE Structure, green technology, building technology, net-zero house, Oakland, open plan layout, natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows

Acacia Avenue House, BONE Structure, green technology, building technology, net-zero house, Oakland, open plan layout, natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows

Acacia Avenue House, BONE Structure, green technology, building technology, net-zero house, Oakland, open plan layout, natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows