Multi-Family Homes & Hotels

If you are considering putting car chargers at your hotel or in multi-family homes, be sure you work with an electrician certified in electric car charger installation. There are things you need to know before you move ahead!

What do I need to know before installing Electric Car Chargers in multi-family homes or hotels?

  • Determine the type of charger you want to install: There are different types of car chargers available, and you need to determine which one is best suited for your needs. Level 2 chargers are the most common and can charge most electric vehicles in a few hours. 
  • Identify the location for the chargers: You will need to determine the best location for the chargers. The charging stations should be easily accessible to guests or residents, ideally located in a parking lot or garage. 
  • Consider the electrical capacity of your building: Before installing chargers, you will need to ensure your building’s electrical system can handle the additional load. You may need to upgrade your electrical panel or wiring to accommodate the chargers. 
  • Obtain necessary permits: You may need to obtain permits from your local government to install chargers. Make sure you check the requirements before you start. The staff at Income Power  is proficient at obtaining permits and providing all the necessary drawings and information. 
  • Determine the cost: Installing chargers can be expensive, and you will need to determine the cost of installation, equipment, and ongoing maintenance. Income Power certified electricians provide estimates for all details of the cost. 
  • Consider the benefits: Offering car chargers at your hotel or multi-family home can be a selling point for environmentally-conscious guests or residents. It can also be a source of revenue, as you can charge a fee for using the chargers. 
  • Work with experienced and certified electricians: It is important to work with experienced electricians who can help you plan and install the chargers. They can also help you ensure compliance with building codes and safety standards. 

These are just a few of the things you need to know about putting car chargers at your hotel or multi-family homes. It is important to do your research and work with professionals to ensure a successful installation.