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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 31. 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. 32. 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
  3. 33. How to Insulate a Garage Door

    There are a couple of ways you can go about insulating your garage door to save a bundle of energy costs

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    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. Energy Efficient Round Houses (03:51)

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

  6. 36. How To Improve Home Energy Efficiency

    Learn how to install insulation, weather stripping and a programmable thermostat to make a home more energy efficient.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Easy to 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. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

    Jay swaps out a dated thermostat with a new, energy-efficient model.

  9. 39. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

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

  10. 40. The Basics of Air Conditioning

    Jeff Wilson, of DIY Network's Blueprint for Home Building, concentrates on "cooling" the air in a home and explains how to choose an ai...

  11. 41. LEED certification (01:34)

    Learn about the LEED rating system and its implications for homeowners.

  12. 42. How to Create a Smart Home

    Smart technology can give your home added value and convenience.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 43. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  14. 44. Warming Up to Radiant Flooring

    Promising warm toes and lower heat bills, in-floor heating systems are becoming more popular in American bathrooms.

  15. 45. Natural Light

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