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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 31. 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
  2. 32. 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...

  3. 33. Energy Efficiency Tips

    Everyone wants to conserve energy these days. DIY Network's Today Show Tips has some creative ideas that'll help make a home green the ...

  4. 34. 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
  5. 35. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on replacing a slider with hinged doors.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  6. 36. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  7. 37. 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. 38. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

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

  9. 39. High-Efficiency Roofing (00:52)

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

  10. 40. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  11. 41. 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
  12. 42. NuCedar PVC Siding (02:18)

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

  13. 43. How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

    Tankless water heaters save space and energy. Paul Ryan gives step-by-step instructions on how to install a tankless hot water heater.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 44. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

  15. 45. LEED certification (01:34)

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

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