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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. 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
  2. 47. Energy Efficient Round Houses (03:51)

    Kevin tours round homes ideal for energy efficiency and mountain views.

  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. 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...

  5. 50. 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
  6. 51. 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...

  7. 52. 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...

  8. 53. How to Install a Thermostat

    Energy savings and comfort -- that's what you'll get with a programmable thermostat.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 54. Install an Electric Fireplace

    Replace a wood-burning fireplace with a decorative, energy-efficient electric hearth.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 55. Energy-Efficient Homes (02:22)

    Pulte Homes is building money-saving features into a new development.

  11. 56. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

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

  12. 57. How to Weather Strip Your Home

    Weather stripping and caulking your home will not only keep the elements out, but it will help reduce your energy costs. Here's the bes...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 58. More Efficient Home (04:07)

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

  14. 59. 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 ...

  15. 60. 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 ...

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