These DIY videos can help you be more energy efficient and save

These DIY videos can help you be more energy efficient and save

5 easy energy efficiency projects for your home

Sealing air leaks and installing faucet aerators are do-it-yourself projects that will help you save money by using less energy. These five videos will show you how with step-by-step instructions. If you have a home improvement project that requires a contractor, Find It Duke can provide you with free referrals.

Install switch and outlet seals. Cooled or heated air that escapes means your home’s system works harder. Installing seals behind electric switches and outlets helps keep heated or cooled air inside your home. Click to watch.

Apply weatherstripping to doors. Keep the heated or cooled air inside your home with self-adhesive weatherstripping on door frames. Click to watch.

Caulk around windows and doors. Applying a bead of caulk around windows and doors is a simple way to keep air inside. Click to watch.

Replace showerhead. You can reduce the amount of water you use by about 30% after replacing your showerhead with a low-flow model. Click to watch.

Install a faucet aerator. An aerator on the kitchen faucet will use less water, conserve energy and lower your energy costs. Click to watch.

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