Commercial Electric Car Charger Installation

An electric vehicle charger can be a great way to meet your customers’ needs and generate extra revenue. A certified electrician can help you select and install the right charger and make sure it integrates effectively with your electrical service.

What is a Commercial EV Charger?

EV chargers, or electrical vehicle chargers, can be installed in homes as well as commercial areas like public parking lots, universities, hospitals, workplaces, and apartments. They allow customers who drive electric vehicles to charge their car while going about their regular business and activities. EV chargers require a specialized setup because they draw higher voltage than a typical building can handle, requiring the expertise of a certified electrician.

Why Would I Need a Certified Electrician For Commercial Electric Car Charger Installation?

Electric car chargers for commercial use require specialized knowledge to select the right level of EV charger for your customers’ needs and find the best location for installation based many different factors. You may also need to consider bringing in other contractors for trenching, concrete, and landscaping needs. Depending on your business, a certified electrician may need to perform an electrical service upgrade to your infrastructure and ensure the right wiring is in place to install the charging dock where needed. They may also need to ensure your EV charger remains compliant and up-to-code. Finally, a certified electrician can help service and repair your EV charger – as well as ensure it remains safe and effective for customer use.

What Electric Car Charger Services Can a Certified Electrician Provide?

A certified electrician can help you at every stage of the process. Our team can provide electric car charger services like:

  • EV charger installation
  • EV charger servicing and repair
  • Electrical service upgrade
  • Outdoor lighting installation
  • Low voltage wiring for security devices

Why Choose Wolverine Electrical Contracting?

At Wolverine Electrical Contracting, our certified team has decades of experience in helping businesses evolve to meet their customers’ needs. Fully licensed in both Michigan and Indiana, our certified electricians serve the Grand Rapids and Niles areas with high-quality, long-lasting electrical work. We even offer a parts and labor warranty and can help you make the most of your EV charger manufacturer warranties.

Frequently Asked Questions about Electric Car Charger Installation

What is the difference between Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast chargers?

The difference between them is the amount of time it takes to charge the vehicle.

How much space is typically needed for installing electric car chargers?

The NEC has code requirements on the spacing of electrical outlets. These clearances must be maintained.

How long does the installation process typically take?

Depending on the size of the charger, typically 4 hours. Commercial installations can take longer.

Can you help with obtaining the necessary permits for charger installation?

Yes, we are licensed in both Michigan and Indiana.

Are there any specific local or national codes and regulations that we need to be aware of?

Yes, all EV charger installations should be inspected by local agencies and installed to current code regulations.

What maintenance is required for electric car chargers and how frequently?

Most manufacturers will recommend yearly maintenance to check connections and replace air filters.

Do you offer a maintenance service plan for installed chargers?

We do offer servicing of installed chargers.

Can the chargers be integrated with our current energy management systems?

Some chargers can be used with certain energy management systems.

What are the warranty terms for the chargers and installation?

Check with the manufacturer on charger warranties.

Are there any incentives or rebates available for installing electric car chargers at a commercial business?

Most utility companies offer rebates on power used by electric vehicles. Contactrnyour utility company for more information.

Request a Quote

To learn more about EV chargers for your business, contact us and request a quote by calling or filling out our online form. Our team can help you find the appointment slot that works best for you.

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