Instructables: exploring - workshop - insulation - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:53:00 PST BLOX v1.01 3 Steps & Most EFFECTIVE Way to Insulate your Garage Door To Reduce Heat Gain http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-Most-EFFECTIVE-Way-to-Insulate-your-Garage/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:53:06 PST
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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By: More Cowbell

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Wrap-Up-Cocoon-with-Environmental-Monitori/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:21:08 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
Cheap radiator reflectors to lower your fuel bills http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-radiator-reflectors-to-lower-your-fuel-bills/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 10:19:20 PST
Giant Flying Discs http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Flying-Discs/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:40:36 PDT
Epic Basement Renovation! http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Basement-Renovation/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 07:28:20 PST
Installing Ultra Touch (recycled cotton denim) insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Ultra-Touch-recycled-cotton-denim-ins/
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Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:59:47 PST