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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. 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
  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. 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
  4. 49. High Efficiency Fireplace (03:55)

    Increase fireplace efficiency with two energy-saving products.

  5. 50. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  6. 51. Elements of a Green Bathroom

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

  7. 52. 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
  8. 53. Warming Up to Radiant Flooring

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

  9. 54. How to Insulate Pipes

    Insulating cold-water pipes will prevent them from dripping condensation, and insulating hot-water pipes will prevent costly heat loss ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 55. More Efficient Home (04:07)

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

  11. 56. Making Your Home Airtight

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

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  12. 57. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 58. How to Install Landscaping Lights

    Solar-powered lights are a good option when there's no electrical source nearby.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 59. Natural Light

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  15. 60. NuCedar PVC Siding (02:18)

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

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