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Home Car Charging Stations 101

Along with the purchase of an electric vehicle, also known as an EV, comes the need of electric vehicle service equipment, or EVSE. So where do you begin? The electricians at Fusion Electric break down the basics for you. What Is an EVSE? EVSE is an acronym given for the box, cord, and plug that will allow you to charge…

The Electrical Necessities of an In-Home Theatre

In-home theatres are becoming more and more popular in Kansas City homes. At Fusion Electric, we help with the electrical components for all types of theatres. Some are built with movie theatre style seating, others have a popcorn machine, and there are some that just have a really impressive speaker system. Regardless of what equipment you have to enhance the…

Crafting the Perfect Garage “Man Cave” – The Electrical Logistics

Man caves, the place that is marked for handy work, sports games, and, most likely, a few cold ones. So how can you take your typical garage of a man cave and turn it into something a little bit more? The Fusion Electric team put together the logistical components that you will want to include. A Work Bench Must -…

3 Electrical Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value during Winter

You are royalty, and your home is your castle. Don’t let your castle depreciate. Maintaining and improving your home’s value is one of the most important parts of being a homeowner. Fusion Electric brings you three ways to update your home and ensure it increases in value. Heated Driveway Living in the Midwest (especially Kansas City), winters can be long…

Space Heater Safety Tips

Sometimes heating in your home or your office is uneven, leaving you with cold pockets that never seem to warm up. One common solution is plugging in a portable space heater. These tiny, but mighty gadgets can be a convenient source of heat, and less expensive than installing a new heating system. Unfortunately they can also increase the risk of…

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 for you, but for many…

3 Ways to Keep Electronics Safe During the Holidays

May your holiday season be merry and bright! To ensure that it is, Fusion Electric is sharing three ways to keep your electronics safe and your mind sane this holiday season. Follow our tips for a smooth winter. Inspect Electrical Holiday Displays Before Using It’s that time of the year again, full of sparkle and cheer. Before you hang the…

How to Prep Outdoor Outlets for Winter

They key to a successful and restful winter is preparing for it. The first freeze and snowfall aren’t as far off as they seem. With the holidays fast approaching, now is the time to ensure that you don’t have an electrical meltdown during the peak of the season. Fusion Electric came up with four things you can add or do…

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 aren’t asking you to give…

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 a kWh is about 10…