Category Archives: Energy Savings

Is Your Home an Electricity Sponge? Find Out Why Here

If you are like most homeowners, you have experienced the rather unpleasant surprise of opening an electricity bill that’s much bigger than you anticipated. When this happens, you may find yourself scrambling to understand what caused your bill to skyrocket.

How Much Power Does the Average Home Ceiling Fan Use

There’s no question that ceiling fans offer an array of benefits. They can help cool off a room or space, and many are aesthetically appealing. However, if you are thinking about installing these, you may wonder how much energy they use.

Fuse Blowers: What’s the Biggest Energy User in Your House?

Even if you have made every effort to turn everything off when it isn’t being used, there are some devices that may still drain energy out of your home, along with money from your wallet as soon as you flip the switch. You need to make sure you know of the worst energy culprits in … Continue reading Fuse Blowers: What’s the Biggest Energy User in Your House?

How to Tell When Your Home’s Breaker Box is Full

If you have plans to install a hot tub or if you are building a pool, you need to determine if your home’s existing breaker box will be able to handle the additional load. If you notice that your appliances aren’t able to operate at their full capacity, it may be an indication it’s time … Continue reading How to Tell When Your Home’s Breaker Box is Full

Reduce Energy Waste by Pulling the Plug on Energy Vampires

You have likely already heard how important it is to unplug your cellphone charge if you aren’t going to be at home or when it isn’t connected to your phone. That’s because the charger will continue draining power. While this is true, in most cases, a cell phone charger is only going to draw a … Continue reading Reduce Energy Waste by Pulling the Plug on Energy Vampires

7 Ways to Put Hundreds Back into Your Budget This Winter

Saving electricity is easier than you think. Simply changing some habits concerning which appliances and products you use and when you use them can get you significant savings on your electric bill. Besides the obvious and easy things like turning off lights when you leave a room, the team at Fusion Electric has compiled several … Continue reading 7 Ways to Put Hundreds Back into Your Budget This Winter

Will Unplugging These Common Household Appliances Reduce Your Electric Bill?

Is your electricity bill outrageously expensive? Stop blaming the kids for not turning off the lights and start blaming some of these common household energy consumers. Bathroom Appliances Get into the habit of unplugging your bathroom appliances after you’ve finished using them. Another thing to look out for is how high your settings are on … Continue reading Will Unplugging These Common Household Appliances Reduce Your Electric Bill?

Why Using LED Light Bulbs Is a Bright Idea

Have you noticed your neighbors swapping out conventional incandescent lights with LED lights? You may wonder if this is just a trend or if making the switch is truly saving Kansas City homeowners on their electric bills. In order to help homeowners make an informed decision, Fusion Electric is breaking down this bright idea and all … Continue reading Why Using LED Light Bulbs Is a Bright Idea

5 Warning Signs that Your Home’s Electrical System Is Outdated

Do you ever wonder if your electrical system needs updating? Probably not, but it’s summertime and your air conditioner requires a lot of power which puts an extra strain on your electrical system. How do you figure out if you need electrical updates? Here are 5 signs your electrical service is outdated, meaning that you … Continue reading 5 Warning Signs that Your Home’s Electrical System Is Outdated

You’ve Got the Power, But How Did It Get There? A Simple Guide to Your Electrical System

The electrical system is one of the most important aspects of a house, and yet it can also be the least understood by the average homeowner. That’s because no one teaches us these things in school Here’s a step-by-step guide to the anatomy of your electrical system and what it takes for electricity to travel … Continue reading You’ve Got the Power, But How Did It Get There? A Simple Guide to Your Electrical System