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Top 80 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. Energy-Saving Tax Credits

    Learn how to save on utility bills and get U.S. government tax credits at the same time.

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  2. 17. How to Install a Window Sash Replacement Kit

    Windows are the single largest source of energy loss, especially in older homes. Installing a new sash can be a good alternative to rep...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 18. The Basics of Air Conditioning

    Jeff Wilson, of DIY Network's Blueprint for Home Building, concentrates on "cooling" the air in a home and explains how to choose an ai...

  4. 19. How to Have an Energy Efficient Home

    Taking these simple steps around your home will help reduce the amount of energy you waste and lower your bills.

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    Day
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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 20. Front Porch Addition (03:53)

    Neal and Sarah want to add an open porch to the flat front of their home.

  6. 21. How to Insulate a Garage Door

    There are a couple of ways you can go about insulating your garage door to save a bundle of energy costs

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    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. 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...

  8. 23. Install a New Thermostat

    Improve your home’s heating efficiency and save money by installing a new programmable thermostat.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. How to Install a Tin Roof

    Metal roofs help conserve energy by reflecting heat in the summer, saving owners up to 40 percent on energy costs and making for a more...

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    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 25. How To Improve Home Energy Efficiency

    Learn how to install insulation, weather stripping and a programmable thermostat to make a home more energy efficient.

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    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. Change a Bulb, Change the World, Save Some Green

    DIY Network explains how installing energy-saving fluorescent bulbs will not only help save the planet, it will help save your budget.

  12. 27. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

    Learn how a deep energy retrofit can help you save money and your house.

  13. 28. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

  14. 29. Tips on Saving Energy and Money

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson shares some tips for saving energy and avoiding costly heating bills.

  15. 30. All About Air Conditioning

    DIY experts explain how an efficient system and well-sealed ducts are critical in keeping a home cool, and a well-planned HVAC system c...

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