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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.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. LEED certification (01:34)

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

  3. 63. Deep Energy Retrofit (03:59)

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

  4. 64. Natural Light

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  5. 65. How to Check and Seal Windows

    Follow these steps and your windows will be airtight and ready for the season.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

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

  8. 68. How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

    Tankless water heaters save space and energy. Paul Ryan gives step-by-step instructions on how to install a tankless hot water heater.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 69. How to Insulate a Home

    You can be comfortable, save money and reduce energy use with insulation.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 70. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

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

  11. 71. 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 ...

  12. 72. 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. 73. Adding Easy Cabinet Lights (00:01:00)

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

  14. 74. 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
  15. 75. House Built to Last 500 Years (03:41)

    Kevin O'Connor visits a "monolithic dome" house, built to last 500 years.

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