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Top 82 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 61. Warming Up to Radiant Flooring

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

  2. 62. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

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

  3. 63. 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
  4. 64. Energy Saving Home Interior (04:00)

    Visit a home that tests the limits of energy-saving technology.

  5. 65. More Efficient Home (04:07)

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

  6. 66. How to Install a Tin Roof

    Metal roofs help conserve energy by reflecting heat in the summer, saving owners up to 40 percent on energy costs and making for a more...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 67. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  8. 68. Energy-Saving Tax Credits (00:01:02)

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

  9. 69. Creating Energy Efficient Windows

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on creating energy efficient windows.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  10. 70. Installing a Tankless Water Heater

    Update your hot water heater with easy step-by-step instructions from host Paul Ryan.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 71. International Builders Show (01:05)

    At the IBS in Vegas, Amy looks at an energy-saving water heater heat pump.

  12. 72. 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.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 73. 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
  14. 74. 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.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 75. 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

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