Benefits of Installing an EV Charger in Your Home
Installing an EV charger in your home is an investment with long-lasting benefits. Through increased convenience and cost savings that add up over time, having a way to charge your new source of transportation at home can help you maximize the benefits of zero-emission transportation. See more reasons why installing an EV charging station in your home is a worthy investment.
Why Choose Ideal Electric for Installing an EV Charger?
We make adding an electric car charger to your home as easy as possible. Every charger install comes with professionalism and a commitment to following electrical compliance and safety guidelines. Contact us for prompt service at a fair price.
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- Licensed and experienced EV charger installer
- Fast response time
- Affordable price
- BBB A+ accredited rating
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Types of EV Charging Stations We Install
Level 1 (120 volts)
Level 1 EV charging involves charging your vehicle from a standard 120-volt household outlet. Charging a car from a standard outlet is the slowest option, only adding about 4 miles of range per hour. While level 1 charging might seem like the easiest option, there’s more you must consider, such as not overloading the outlet’s circuit. To confirm level 1 charging is possible in your situation without trouble, consult an electrician.
Level 2 (240 volts)
Level 2 EV charging involves charging your vehicle from a 240-volt home outlet. This upgrade is quickly becoming the most popular and effective method of charging your vehicle at home. Level 2 charging is up to 5 times more effective than level 1 charging, adding between 20-30 miles of range per hour. In order to use level 2 charging in your home, an electrician must install a 240-volt outlet in your place of charging and upgrade your home's electrical panel and surge protection if necessary for correct installation.
Types of Electric Vehicles We Work With
- Tesla: Model S, Model X, Model 3, & Model Y
- Chevrolet Bolt EV
- Nissan Leaf
- BMW: i3, iX3, i4
- Audi: e-tron, e-tron Sportback
- Porsche: Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo
- Ford: Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Lighting
- Volkswagen: ID.4, ID.3
- Hyundai: Kona Electric, Ioniq Electric
- Kia: Niro EV, Soul EV
- Mercedes-Benz: EQC, EQS
- Rivian: R1T, R1S
- & more
Where We Install EV Charging Units
Ideal Electric installs electric vehicle chargers in residential properties across Southeastern Wisconsin. Contact us about your specific project to get started.
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Can any electrician install an EV charger?
Home EV charger installations are best left to electricians experienced in the installation. The electrician will ensure the charger hookup meets all national compliance and installation requirements laws. Not to mention many EV charging points require installation by a certified electrician to retain their warranty.
What is EVSE in EV charging?
EVSE stands for electric vehicle supply equipment. Also known as EV charging stations or electric recharging points, EVSEs supply electric energy for recharging electric vehicles.
Is it worth it to install a level 2 charger?
Level 2 home chargers are a worthy option for the average American commuter. With added convenience over level 1 charging, you can live with your electrical vehicle without sacrificing time and mobility in your everyday life. While level 2 EV chargers come with a price, the costs can often be offset over time due to the reduced maintenance costs of owning an electric vehicle.
Contact Ideal Electric for the installation of an EV charging station in your Southeastern Wisconsin home.