Category Archives: Energy Savings

4 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Electrical DIY

  From Pinterest to Facebook, do-it-yourself projects are popping everywhere these days. With lists and lists of seemingly easy projects at your disposal, many believe that they can take on just about any project with a little help from the internet. However, DIY electrical projects are a very different story and can be incredibly dangerous, … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Electrical DIY

A Bright New Trend: Edison Bulbs

In recent years, the Edison bulb, also known as a filament bulb, has made a major comeback. They come in many different shapes, sizes and looks, but they are all known for adding a charming glow and an unforgettable ambiance to any setting. This retro bulb is all the rage in restaurants and homes across … Continue reading A Bright New Trend: Edison Bulbs

Generators: What Homeowners Need to Know

When an ice storm strikes, or a blizzard blows in, it’s likely that parts of the Kansas City metro and surrounding areas will lose power. When that happens and your home is left without power, how do you plan on keeping warm and out of the dark? If you have a fireplace maybe that’s enough … Continue reading Generators: What Homeowners Need to Know

How to Save Energy Using Advanced Power Strips

Did you know by using your computer, TV, game consoles and DVD player every day, you could be running up an additional 10% to your monthly electric bill? That’s right, each time you turn on your favorite sports team or reality TV show, you’re adding a few dollars to your bill. But don’t worry, we … Continue reading How to Save Energy Using Advanced Power Strips

How to Switch Your Home to Energy-Efficient Lighting

Did you know that the average household dedicates about 5% of its annual energy budget to lighting? That might not seem like that much, but in the scheme of things it really adds up. According to the US Energy Information Administration, the average household consumes about 909 kilowatthours (kWh) a month. The average costs of … Continue reading How to Switch Your Home to Energy-Efficient Lighting

3 Electrical Annoyances That Are Actually Your Fault

We all have those annoying electrical problems that seem to happen over and over again. While some issues are unavoidable, others can be alleviated for good if you would just change a few things you do around the house. Yes, some of the electrical problems you are experiencing are actually your own fault, but it’s … Continue reading 3 Electrical Annoyances That Are Actually Your Fault

3 Festive Ways to Use Your Holiday Lights

This winter season show off your festive side with your holiday lights. Sparkling, twinkling, and shiny lights are a great addition to any holiday display. Fusion Electric brings you three ways to step-up your game this year, and use your holiday lights to their limit. Make a Magic Tree The holidays are always a magical … Continue reading 3 Festive Ways to Use Your Holiday Lights

Lighting the Way to More Energy Savings with LED Lights

When it comes to lighting your home what type of light bulbs do you use? While many people are still using incandescent or fluorescent bulbs, LED bulbs are on the rise, and for several reasons. While the government has made a push for consumers to use LED lights because they consume less energy, they also … Continue reading Lighting the Way to More Energy Savings with LED Lights

3 Reasons You Need to Switch to Retrofit LED Lights Right Now

Most homeowners probably think about the lighting in their homes very little. But ever-changing technology means better lighting products are available on the market. While most electricians in the Kansas City area would recommend making the switch to newer technology, we also recommend knowing your facts and making sure you install them properly. Incandescent & … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Need to Switch to Retrofit LED Lights Right Now

Tips for Saving Electricity in the Winter

Saving electricity is easier than you think. Simply changing some habits concerning which appliances and products 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, Fusion Electric has compiled several ways for you to save … Continue reading Tips for Saving Electricity in the Winter