Energy-saving DIY videos
There are many ways your home might be wasting energy and costing you money. These include energy "vampires" (appliances that use energy even when they're turned off), unsealed doors and windows, non-programmable thermostats, inefficient pool pumps and incandescent bulbs. Luckily, there are many improvement projects you can do yourself to make your home more energy-efficient.
The videos on this page demonstrate various energy-saving projects you can easily do yourself to make your home more energy-efficient and your energy bill lower.
How to install a smart thermostat
Smart thermostats help you manage energy bills by allowing you to schedule and optimize your AC usage. In fact, over the course of a year, you can save enough in cooling to cover the cost of the smart thermostat.
Watch this video for step-by-step instructions for installing a new smart thermostat in your home.
How to read an LED bulb label
Not sure how to read an LED bulb label? This video will help you choose what type of LED bulb to buy based on color temperature, brightness and pattern. It will also help you convert watts to lumens to select the right LED bulb as you replace your existing incandescent bulbs.
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