Energy Saving

These projects and energy saving tips will cut your energy consumption.

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

Save Money With Home Energy Audit

Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it


How to Insulate a House

Do it right to save $$, stay warm


20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

Have you heard of the Earthship?


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5 Ways To Save Energy During the Pandemic

Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.

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7 Best Window Draft Stoppers

With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...


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10 Best Door Draft Stoppers

Keep your toes toasty this winter with door draft stoppers that block frigid air from coming in and heated air...

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8 Best Fireplace Draft Stoppers

Fireplace draft stoppers come in many forms, but they all have one thing in common: They keep your home warm...


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When and Where to Use Draft Stoppers

Keep winter's icy cold winds at bay with ready-made or do-it-yourself draft stoppers.


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What to Know About Thermal Drapes

When it's time to winterize your home, thermal drapes are a cost- and energy-efficient way to take off the chill.


10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.

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17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...


Are Triple Pane Windows Worth the Extra Cost?

Consider all the pros and cons, not just price of triple pane windows.


Insulate Basement Rim Joists

Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.


Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...


12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...

Energy Savings: Seal Plumbing and Wiring Holes

A rubber plumbing boot seals holes in your siding