Simon Boone, P.Eng.

Co-founder, Generation Solar

Simon is a graduate of McMaster University’s Civil Engineering program where he focused on environmental building design and building science. He’s worked in the construction industry and for J.D. Barnes Ltd, working with geographic information systems for municipal hydro-electric utilities. During that time, Simon became increasingly aware of our reliance on the utility grid for energy.

In the summer of 1998 Simon co-founded Generation Solar. Simon teaches renewable energy through Fleming College and for the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) Certified Solar Domestic Hot Water certificate. He served for many years on the CanSIA Board of Directors and now serves on the CanSIA Solar Thermal Training Committee. Simon is a CanSIA Certified Solar Domestic Hot Water installer and a Licensed Plumber.