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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 31. Walls: Exterior Walls

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

  2. 32. 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
  3. 33. 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
  4. 34. Install an Electric Fireplace

    Replace a wood-burning fireplace with a decorative, energy-efficient electric hearth.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 35. Creating Energy Efficient Windows

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on creating energy efficient windows.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  6. 36. 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
  7. 37. Health-Friendly Radiant Heat Flooring

    Heating and air systems, water heaters, dryers and kitchen ranges can make our homes more comfortable and convenient. But these modern ...

  8. 38. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  9. 39. Tips on Increasing Attic-Insulation Efficiency

    Houses can lose a lot of heat through the attic space. DIY experts explain how much insulation should be in an attic and offer tips on ...

  10. 40. Energy-Conservation Tips

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

  11. 41. How to Weather Strip Your Home

    Weather stripping and caulking your home will not only keep the elements out, but it will help reduce your energy costs. Here's the bes...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 42. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

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

  13. 43. How to Install a Heated Tile Floor

    A radiant-heat floor can save homeowners up to 25 percent in energy bills. These step-by-step instructions show how to install a radian...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 44. Energy Efficient Round Houses (03:51)

    Kevin tours round homes ideal for energy efficiency and mountain views.

  15. 45. 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

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