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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. Understanding the Building Envelope

    To understand how it's possible to make a home efficient you need to understand what the building envelope is. Here, DIY Network expert...

  2. 47. All About Air Conditioning

    DIY experts explain how an efficient system and well-sealed ducts are critical in keeping a home cool, and a well-planned HVAC system c...

  3. 48. High Efficiency Fireplace (03:55)

    Increase fireplace efficiency with two energy-saving products.

  4. 49. 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
  5. 50. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

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

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  6. 51. More Efficient Home (04:07)

    Amy looks at ways existing homes can be made more energy efficient.

  7. 52. Making Your Home Airtight

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on making your home airtight.

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  8. 53. How to Insulate a Home

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

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 54. State-of-the-Art Windows (03:54)

    Amy Matthews looks into the latest in state-of-the-art window technology.

  10. 55. 14 Ways To Go Green and Save Money

    DIY Network has simple ways to become eco-friendly and save a few dollars.

  11. 56. 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.

  12. 57. Tips on Energy Proofing a Home

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

  13. 58. 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 ...

  14. 59. 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
  15. 60. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

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