DIY Network

Energy Efficiency

Episode ATH-421

This special episode is all about making your home more energy efficient. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Atlanta where he helps a homeowner install an instant water heater to save on rising fuel costs. Then, up in the loft, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows how proper planting of deciduous and evergreen trees can help reduce the costs of heating and cooling your house. General contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners insulate the walls of their antique Victorian using blown-in cellulose insulation. Back in the loft, Tom demonstrates how to add additional fiberglass insulation to an attic.

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