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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 46. Warming Up to Radiant Flooring

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

  2. 47. Walls: Exterior Walls

    DIY Network explains everything you need to know about exterior walls.

  3. 48. Elements of a Green Bathroom

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

  4. 49. 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
  5. 50. 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.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 51. 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
  7. 52. State-of-the-Art Windows (03:54)

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

  8. 53. 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...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 54. Front Porch Addition (03:53)

    Neal and Sarah want to add an open porch to the flat front of their home.

  10. 55. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for Energy-Saving Tax Credits.

  11. 56. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 57. Weatherproof Your Home

    Use the step-by-step instructions in these projects to weatherproof your home and decrease your energy bills.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 60. 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...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard

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