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Professional Electrical & Controls Ltd: Electric vehicle charging station contractor in Edmonton

Edmonton is one of the major cities in Canada and is expecting a growth in electric vehicle ownership. As a result, the city plans to install more electric vehicle charging stations. We help you with the plan, design, and install electric vehicle charging stations in your residential, industrial, public, or commercial properties.

We provide full service for electric vehicle (EV) charger installation and maintenance for homes and businesses owners.

Professional electrical & controls Ltd install all types of EV chargers including Tesla, ChargePoint, Ford, FLO, Rivian, and more. We guarantee to follow all Edmonton building safety codes and quality assurance standards during EV charger installation works. We will help you select and install smart EV charging stations on your property in Edmonton and surrounding areas.

Types of EV Charging Stations

  1. Level-1 Charging Station
  2. Level-2 Charging Station
  3. Level-3 Charging Station

Level-1 Charging Station

A level-1 charging station is a basic charging station that provides power to electric vehicles using a standard 120-volt outlet. The level-1 charging station is preferable to install in the home because it is slow charging. Usually, the full charge of a car battery takes 10 – 12 hours.

Level-2 Charging Station

A level-2 charging station is a charging station that provides power to electric vehicles using a 240-volt outlet. Residential and commercial places are the ideal place to install level-2 charging stations. The typical charging time for a level-2 EV charger is around 3-8 hours to full battery. Level-2 is comparatively faster than the level-1 charging station. 

Level-3 Charging Station

A level-3 charging station is a charging station that provides power to electric vehicles using a 480-volt or higher at varying amperages depending on the manufacturer outlet. Ideal places to install level-3 EV charging stations are commercial, public, and industrial places. Generally, electric vehicles will be 80% charged in 25-30 minutes at the level-3 charging station. Once the EV battery charges up to 80% of its capacity, the charging process slows down to safeguard battery health.

Install an EV charger with your solar panel system

An electric vehicle charging station with a solar panel is a great way to serve our mother earth. EV Charging station with solar panels didn’t produce any greenhouse gases. Call us at +1 780-476-1413 to get a free quote for a solar panel and EV charging station installation in your place.

Residential EV Chargers

Level-1 or level-2 Electric vehicle charging stations are the best suites for residential places. The level-1 EV charging station will be worthwhile you have one electric vehicle. You can fully charge your electric vehicle overnight with a level-1 charging station. So, a level-1 electric car station is ideal for the homeowner. The cost for residential EV charging stations varies from 1,000 to 3,000 CAD.

Things to know when buying a home EV Chargers

  1. Select weatherproof charger: When buying an EV charging station, ensure that the charging unit is durable. Ensure EV charger will last long in extreme weather conditions like rain, solar rays, and wintry weather after years of exposure.
  2. Think twice about location and size: Many EV Chargers are big and bulky to move or require permanent hardwiring by electricians.
  3. Many residential smart EV chargers provide wifi connection features. That allows you access to all functions of your charging device from your smartphone, personal computer, or tablet. You can start, stop and schedule the charging through the mobile APP.

Commercial and Public EV Charger

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular and with that, the need for places to charge them is growing. Commercial charging stations are typically found in businesses, like car dealerships or gas stations, and are used to charge employees’ or customers’ electric vehicles. Public charging stations are found in places like parking lots or street corners and are open to anyone who needs to charge their electric vehicle. Commercial charging stations vary in price depending on the type of charger you buy. 

The most common type of commercial charger is the Level 2 charger, which costs around 2,500-8,000 CAD. Level – 2 Charging station is perfect for Apartments, Event Venues, Hospitals, Hotels, Malls, Shopping Centers, Parking Garages, Restaurants, Sports Facilities, Colleges, and Universities.

Whereas a level – 3 Charging station installation is perfect for the Gas station. Although, you can also think about level – 3 chargers in restaurants, hotels, and shopping centers. The cost of the level – 3 charging station depends on the size of the charger and cable path. Contact us for a free quote.

Process of EV charging station installation.

Step – 1: Contact Us

Call us at +1 780-476-1413 or fill out the contact us form and share your requirements and property address details. 

Step – 2: Site Inspection

Our electricians assess your property’s current capacity to power an EV charging station and recommend the best quality products to meet your needs, including compatibility with your charging station, charging speed, and portability. We will share the final quote and report once we finish the feasibility check.

Step – 3: Installation Process

We will take care of all permitting, procurement, and installation. Our experienced and certified electricians will visit your property on the scheduled date and time and install the charging station on time. 

Step – 4: After Installation

After successful installation of the electric vehicle charging station, our electricians will explain to you the working and troubleshooting steps to operate the EV charger. You can contact us at +1 780-476-1413 for any queries after installation.

Electric Vehicle Grants

You are eligible for a 5,000 CAD rebate if you have an electric vehicle. Find more information on the Zero-Emission Vehicles page.

Why Professional Electrical & Controls Ltd?

Professional Electrical & Controls Ltd has provided electrical service and repair work to Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Leduc, Beaumont, Fort Saskatchewan, Spruce Grove, and areas in-between since 1992. We have experienced and certified electricians available to serve you 24 hours a day. We offer up-front pricing, same-day service, no emergency charges, and on-time services. Contact us at +1 780-476-1413 to start a conversation.

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