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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. International Builders Show (01:05)

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

  2. 47. 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
  3. 48. NuCedar PVC Siding (02:18)

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

  4. 49. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

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

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    Difficulty:
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  5. 50. 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...

  6. 51. Installing a Tankless Water Heater

    Update your hot water heater with easy step-by-step instructions from host Paul Ryan.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 52. 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
  8. 53. 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...

  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 ...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 55. 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
  11. 56. 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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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 57. How to Install Suspended-Rail Halogen Track-Lights

    This low-cost lighting system will give a home office a smart facelift.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 58. LEED certification (01:34)

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

  14. 59. How to Have an Energy Efficient Home

    Taking these simple steps around your home will help reduce the amount of energy you waste and lower your bills.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 60. Heat Exchanger and Decking (01:26)

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

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