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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 61. Replace a Furnace Filter

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

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

    Automated energy-saving lights are an easy fix for dark corner cabinets.

  3. 63. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  5. 65. How to Save Home Energy

    Small steps can stop big heating or cooling leaks all around your home.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. 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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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 68. 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
  9. 69. 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...

  10. 70. 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
  11. 71. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

    Learn how a deep energy retrofit can help you save money and your house.

  12. 72. Heat Exchanger and Decking (01:26)

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

  13. 73. 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
  14. 74. 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. 75. Energy Efficient Round Houses (03:51)

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

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