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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. Guaranteed Comfort

    Guaranteeing a comfortable home is not a fantasy. This DIY Network article explains how to go about designing a home to ensure satisfac...

  2. 17. How to Update a System with a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve a home's energy efficiency with these step-by-step instructions that demonstrate how to install a programmable thermostat.

    $50 - $100
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. DIY Home Inspection Tips

    It's possible to improve a home's energy efficiency without hiring a professional. DIY Network expert Paul Ryan offers tips on how to p...

  4. 19. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

    Jay swaps out a dated thermostat with a new, energy-efficient model.

  5. 20. Install a Gas Fireplace Insert

    DIY Network expert Paul Ryan shows how to upgrade your drafty old wood-burning fireplace with an energy-efficient gas fireplace insert...

    Two Days
    $250 - $500
  6. 21. Replace a Furnace Filter

    Choosing the right filter will improve the cleanliness and efficiency of your home's heating system.

    $1 - $50
  7. 22. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for Energy-Saving Tax Credits.

  8. 23. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

  9. 24. Insulation Tips and Tricks

    The experts at the DIY Network share their hints for insulating windows, outlets and more.

  10. 25. The Importance of Air Sealing Your New Home

    Learning how to properly air seal your home is extremely important for maximizing efficiency. DIY Network explains how to properly go a...

  11. 26. Understanding the Building Envelope

    To understand how it's possible to make a home efficient you need to understand what the building envelope is. Here, DIY Network expert...

  12. 27. Heat Exchanger and Decking (01:26)

    Here's a look at an air-to-air heat exchanger and Accoya decking material.

  13. 28. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for Energy-Saving Tax Credits.

  14. 29. Health-Friendly Radiant Heat Flooring

    Heating and air systems, water heaters, dryers and kitchen ranges can make our homes more comfortable and convenient. But these modern ...

  15. 30. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

    DIY experts offer tips on weatherproofing doors and windows -- and lowering energy bills.


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