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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. Walls: Exterior Walls

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

  3. 18. How To Install a Water-Heater Timer

    Save money on electric bills with a water-heater timer, which enables you to set specific on and off times for water-heater operation.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 19. NuCedar PVC Siding (02:18)

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

  5. 20. 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.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. How to Install a Point-of-Use System

    Learn how to have instant hot water at every faucet by installing a point-of-use system in the home.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 22. 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
  8. 23. State-of-the-Art Windows (03:54)

    Amy Matthews looks into the latest in state-of-the-art window technology.

  9. 24. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

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

  10. 25. More Efficient Home (04:07)

    Amy looks at ways existing homes can be made more energy efficient.

  11. 26. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  12. 27. Weatherproof Your Home

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

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. How to Insulate Pipes

    Insulating cold-water pipes will prevent them from dripping condensation, and insulating hot-water pipes will prevent costly heat loss ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. Simple Ways to Go Green in the Kitchen

    You don't have to remodel your kitchen to make it eco-friendly. DIY Network offers five easy ways to get a green kitchen now.

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