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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 16. 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...

  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. Improve Home-Energy Efficiency With a Ceiling Fan

    Save money and energy with these step-by-step instructions on how to install a ceiling fan.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. House Built to Last 500 Years (03:41)

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

  5. 20. How to Insulate a Home

    You can be comfortable, save money and reduce energy use with insulation.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 21. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  7. 22. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

  8. 23. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  9. 24. How to Install a Thermostat

    Energy savings and comfort -- that's what you'll get with a programmable thermostat.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  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. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

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

  12. 27. 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...

  13. 28. High-Efficiency Roofing (00:52)

    Amy Matthews takes a look at a new high-efficiency roofing material.

  14. 29. More Efficient Home (04:07)

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

  15. 30. How to Install Suspended-Rail Halogen Track-Lights

    This low-cost lighting system will give a home office a smart facelift.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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