Technology

Electric Vehicle Charging–The Basics

As electric vehicles have become more popular over the past five years, the number of public charging stations have increased 20 – 36 percent year over year. Given this trend and Co|Lab’s pursuit of LEED v4 Platinum certification, a ChargePoint electric vehicle (EV) charging station was installed on-site.

When determining the best charging network to join, it is imperative to consider the vehicle makes and models one anticipates charging, as well as the type of “juice” to offer. The basics of EV charging are broken down here:

The Lingo

The Juice

Ally Cardamone, Project Manager, HITT Contracting

Omar Camacho, Assistant Project Manager, HITT Contracting