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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. Weatherproof Your Home

    Use the step-by-step instructions in these projects to weatherproof your home and decrease your energy bills.

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    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. 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...

  3. 18. How to Replace Weather Stripping

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to replace weather stripping in a home in order to improve energy efficiency.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. Energy Saving Home Interior (04:00)

    Visit a home that tests the limits of energy-saving technology.

  5. 20. Installing a Tankless Water Heater

    Looking for a way to save energy? Get rid of your old hot water heater and replace it with a tankless one.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 21. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

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

  7. 22. House Built to Last 500 Years (03:41)

    Kevin O'Connor visits a "monolithic dome" house, built to last 500 years.

  8. 23. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

  9. 24. 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...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 25. NuCedar PVC Siding (02:18)

    Kevin takes a look at NuCedar PVC siding, a durable alternative to wood.

  11. 26. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  12. 27. How to Insulate an Exterior Door

    There are several types of weatherstripping products available for exterior doors. Here are the most common types and how to install th...

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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. 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...

  14. 29. 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...

  15. 30. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

    Automated energy-saving lights are an easy fix for dark corner cabinets.

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