Multi-Unit Res. Building - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Solutions (Strata)

Multi-Unit Res. Building - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Solutions (Strata)

It’s becoming more common. Every day we are receiving inquiries from people making a deposit on a Tesla or other upcoming EVs (Kia Niro, i-Pace, Hyundai Kona, Chevy Bolt, and others) asking -what are the steps I need to take towards getting EV charging infrastructure into my multi-unit residential building (MURB).

Unlike a single unit dwelling - planning, procuring and installing EV charging infrastructure in a MURB/Strata building isn’t quite as easy. Often unexpected issues arise that require diligent consideration before the first EV charging stations can be installed.

Although we suggest contacting the building's property manager first, to help guide you, we have put together a list of questions that will help determine the type of EV charging system required for your MURB/Strata facility.

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How Can Your Organization Benefit From The Rise of Electric Cars

How Can Your Organization Benefit From The Rise of Electric Cars

The Electric Vehicle (EV) market has grown over the past few years, continues to boom, and is expected to keep doing so in the coming years. Unfortunately, EV sales have never been significant enough to turn heads. So when it's time for buyers to purchase a new vehicle, have been reluctant to jump at buying an EV when it was time to purchase a new vehicle; not anymore. 

As of March 2017, EV sales across Canada have been growing year-over-year with a 68% increase in vehicles sold from the same period in 2016. British Columbia is leading the way with 4% of total sales being EVs. If the 2017 trends keep course, the market across Canada will see similar growth; EVs sales in Quebec and British Columbia to account for 5% of the total market in 2017. That is a marked increase from 0.4% a couple years ago. 

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