From which charger to buy to where to install it, and even which accessories you should invest in, there’s a lot to consider when preparing your garage of the future for electric car use.
Benefits of EV Charging at MUH Properties
EV charging stations for multi-unit housing properties and HOAs are becoming an increasingly popular and sometimes required amenity to offer onsite. Learn the ins and outs with this guide.Read Full Article
If you want to know how many amps your EV charger needs, the answer isn’t as complicated as you might think. This guide gives an overview of amps, how they are used, and the differences between 32 and 40 amp EV chargers.
Three pieces of hardware are required to make an electric car charging station work: a connector, a charging cable and a plug. Learn how the J1772 connector, which EvoCharge was involved in the standardization of, makes the home EV charging experience universal.
Plug-in hybrid vehicles, in comparison to standard internal combustion vehicles, offer a range of benefits. Learn how having a home charging station for your PHEV is convenient and will maximize savings.
If you plan to install a home electric charging station, there are three things to price out to know the cost of electric car ownership: How much the charging station costs, whether you need to hire an electrician, and your rate for electricity.
EV batteries are virtually maintenance-free for drivers, since owners are unable to directly access the battery under the hood. However, there are tips and best practices to follow to help keep your battery in good condition for longer.
The gold standard to knowing if you can have a charging station for your electric car without a garage is whether your charger has a NEMA 4 rating. Formed nearly a century ago, NEMA (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association) sets standards for companies producing electrical products, equipment and wiring.
One of the best ways to not be tethered to or reliant on public charging solutions is to install a Level 2 aftermarket EV charging station at home. Thankfully, learning how to install an EV charging station and actually doing it is often simpler than many people think.
The federal tax credit is available to those who purchase new EVs or plug-in hybrids vehicles (PHEV) only. Regular hybrid vehicles are excluded. Criteria to meet eligibility includes purchased automobiles must weigh less than 14,000 pounds, have a battery larger than 5 kWh and can be charged externally.