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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 31. Living Green on a Budget

    DIYNetwork.com has 46 practical tips for reducing living costs, lower utility bills and save energy.

  2. 32. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

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

  3. 33. Strategies for Going Green

    From improving indoor air quality to decreasing energy costs, DIY Network has the ideas you need to get your green kitchen now.

  4. 34. Tips on Energy Proofing a Home

    DIY Network's smart-money expert shows you how simple changes can cut utility bills in half.

  5. 35. 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...

  6. 36. International Builders Show (01:05)

    At the IBS in Vegas, Amy looks at an energy-saving water heater heat pump.

  7. 37. 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
  8. 38. How to Insulate an Exterior Door

    There are several types of weatherstripping products available for exterior doors. Here are the most common types and how to install th...

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    Easy to Moderate
  9. 39. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  10. 40. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

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

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  11. 41. How to Replace Weather Stripping

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to replace weather stripping in a home in order to improve energy efficiency.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 42. How To Improve Home Energy Efficiency

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

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    Easy to Moderate
  13. 43. Heat Exchanger and Decking (01:26)

    Here's a look at an air-to-air heat exchanger and Accoya decking material.

  14. 44. HVAC: Install a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve your home's comfort and efficiency with a unit that allows multiple settings.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 45. 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

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