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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 31. Elements of a Green Bathroom

    DIY Network explains how an eco-friendly design and green bathroom products can save you energy and money.

  2. 32. Guaranteed Comfort

    Guaranteeing a comfortable home is not a fantasy. This DIY Network article explains how to go about designing a home to ensure satisfac...

  3. 33. 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...

  4. 34. How to Insulate a Home

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

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 35. LEED certification (01:34)

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

  6. 36. 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 ...

  7. 37. Energy Saving Home Interior (04:00)

    Visit a home that tests the limits of energy-saving technology.

  8. 38. 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...

  9. 39. Energy-Saving Tax Credits

    Learn how to save on utility bills and get U.S. government tax credits at the same time.

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  10. 40. 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
  11. 41. 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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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 42. 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
  13. 43. Warming Up to Radiant Flooring

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

  14. 44. Heat Exchanger and Decking (01:26)

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

  15. 45. How to Install a Tin Roof

    Metal roofs help conserve energy by reflecting heat in the summer, saving owners up to 40 percent on energy costs and making for a more...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard

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