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Top 79 Energy-Saving Projects

  1. 61. Natural Light

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  2. 62. Replacing a Slider With Hinged Doors

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

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  3. 63. How to Replace Weather Stripping

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to replace weather stripping in a home in order to improve energy efficiency.

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    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. State-of-the-Art Windows (03:54)

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

  5. 65. HVAC: Install a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve your home's comfort and efficiency with a unit that allows multiple settings.

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    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. 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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  7. 67. 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.

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    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 68. 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 ...

  9. 69. How to Install a Thermostat

    Energy savings and comfort -- that's what you'll get with a programmable thermostat.

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    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 70. 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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  11. 71. 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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  12. 72. Installing a Tankless Water Heater

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

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  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.

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  14. 74. 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...

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    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 75. 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...

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    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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