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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. Strategies for Going Green

    From improving indoor air quality to decreasing energy costs, DIY Network has the ideas you need to get your green kitchen now.

  3. 18. How to Check and Seal Windows

    Follow these steps and your windows will be airtight and ready for the season.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. Energy-Saving Tax Credits

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  6. 21. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  7. 22. How to Create a Smart Home

    Smart technology can give your home added value and convenience.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 23. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. Walls: Exterior Walls

    DIY Network explains everything you need to know about exterior walls.

  10. 25. 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
  11. 26. Elements of a Green Kitchen

    DIY Network shows how kitchens get an eco-friendly boost from energy-efficient appliances, water-saving fixtures and improvements in in...

  12. 27. 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.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. How to Install Landscaping Lights

    Solar-powered lights are a good option when there's no electrical source nearby.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 29. Energy-Conservation Tips

    DIY Network makes it easy to cut costs and reduce utility bills with these energy-conservation tips.

  15. 30. Installing a Tankless Water Heater

    Update your hot water heater with easy step-by-step instructions from host Paul Ryan.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard

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