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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

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

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  2. 47. How to Insulate an Exterior Door

    There are several types of weatherstripping products available for exterior doors. Here are the most common types and how to install th...

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    Easy to Moderate
  3. 48. Living Green on a Budget

    DIYNetwork.com has 46 practical tips for reducing living costs, lower utility bills and save energy.

  4. 49. How to Update a System with a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve a home's energy efficiency with these step-by-step instructions that demonstrate how to install a programmable thermostat.

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    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 50. How to Install a Heated Tile Floor

    A radiant-heat floor can save homeowners up to 25 percent in energy bills. These step-by-step instructions show how to install a radian...

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    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  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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    Hard
  7. 52. 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.

  8. 53. How To Install a Water-Heater Timer

    Save money on electric bills with a water-heater timer, which enables you to set specific on and off times for water-heater operation.

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    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 54. Tips on Energy Proofing a Home

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

  10. 55. How to Install a Window Sash Replacement Kit

    Windows are the single largest source of energy loss, especially in older homes. Installing a new sash can be a good alternative to rep...

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    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 56. 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.

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    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 57. 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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  13. 58. Energy Efficiency Tips

    Everyone wants to conserve energy these days. DIY Network's Today Show Tips has some creative ideas that'll help make a home green the ...

  14. 59. Replace a Furnace Filter

    Choosing the right filter will improve the cleanliness and efficiency of your home's heating system.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 60. Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

    DIY Network shares information about an energy recovery ventilator.

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