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Living the Net Zero Dream

Mac interviews Ben Koons in this video about how Ben designed and built his own net zero home with the help of a CORE net zero homes grant.

Net-zero living is a whole lot more accessible than it used to be, but you don’t have to take our word for it. DIY homebuilder and Al Beyer Design architect, Ben Koons, is back to take us on a tour of his net-zero dream home. In CORE’s latest video installment, Koons doesn’t just break down what it means to live carbon-free, he shows us how it’s done.

Read the Fine Print
  • You must be a Basalt resident to receive the added Basalt rebate
  • For the Basalt x CORE rebate, sign up below
  • For the Holy Cross rebate, you must apply on their website
  • Although we are not rebating solar projects in Basalt or Eagle County, you can apply for rebates through Holy Cross Energy
  • Although we rebate batteries, we highly recommend going through Holy Cross Energy’s Power+ Program
*CORE rebates for this program are funded through Eagle County

CORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to leading the Roaring Fork Valley to a carbon-free, net zero energy future. Under the guidance of a Board of Directors–made up of elected officials, utility representatives, and committed citizens–CORE helps people, businesses, municipalities, facilities and nonprofit organizations save natural resources and lower energy bills while reducing their carbon footprint.