Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging

Efficient EV Charger Installation and Maintenance Services Tailored to Your Business Needs

Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging 

Installing workplace electric vehicle charging stations offers numerous benefits for you, your employees, and your suppliers.

By providing convenient access to EV charging facilities, you demonstrate your commitment to sustainability and encourage eco-friendly commuting among your staff. This not only boosts employee satisfaction and retention but also attracts top talent who prioritize environmentally responsible employers.

Having workplace electric vehicle charging infrastructure in place streamlines logistics for your suppliers, reducing carbon emissions associated with transportation and fostering stronger partnerships with environmentally conscious businesses.

Overall, investing in workplace electric vehicle charging not only aligns with your corporate social responsibility goals but also provides practical advantages for your business operations and stakeholder relationships.

Planning your workplace EV charger installation

During the planning stage of an EV charger installation, careful consideration is given to various factors to ensure a smooth and successful installation.

Together with our team of experts, we will collaborate to assess your site’s electrical capacity, perform load monitoring, liaise with the electricity DNO, identify optimal locations for charging stations, and determine the most suitable charging speeds to meet your needs.

We’ll also navigate any necessary permissions or permits required by local authorities, ensuring compliance with UK regulations and standards. By conducting a thorough site survey and discussing your specific requirements and objectives, we can tailor a comprehensive installation plan that addresses all logistical, technical, and regulatory considerations.

This proactive approach minimizes potential delays or complications and ensures that your EV charger installation proceeds efficiently and effectively, delivering maximum benefits for your business and stakeholders.

Professional electric vehicle charger installation

The installation process for electric vehicle (EV) charging points involves several crucial steps to ensure safety and compliance with regulations. Qualified electricians play a central role in this process, holding certifications such as the City & Guilds 2919-01 Level 3 Award in Domestic, Commercial, and Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation.

Once the site is chosen, the installation team will carry out the necessary groundwork, and electrical work, including wiring, earthing, containment and connection to the mains supply.

They’ll ensure that the installation meets the requirements of relevant regulations, such as BS 7671, to guarantee electrical safety and performance. Following the installation, comprehensive testing and commissioning are conducted, with certification to verify that the charging point operates correctly and safely.

Tailored workplace electric vehicle charger maintenance

Regular EV charger maintenance is crucial to keep your workplace electric vehicle charging points reliable and efficient.

Our qualified professionals conduct scheduled checks to spot and fix any potential issues early on, ensuring uninterrupted service for you, your staff, and visitors. These checks include inspecting equipment for wear or damage, testing connections, and ensuring all components are working correctly.

Ensuring safe and compliant EV charging installations

Electric Vehicle (EV) charging installations in the UK are subject to various regulations to ensure safety and compliance with industry standards.

The key regulations that apply include:

  1. The IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671): These regulations provide the requirements for electrical installations in the UK, including those related to EV charging. They cover aspects such as electrical safety, wiring systems, earthing arrangements, and protection against electric shock.
  2. The IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation, 4th Edition: provides comprehensive guidelines for the safe and efficient installation of electric vehicle charging equipment in various settings.
  3. The Electricity Safety, Quality, and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR): These regulations set out safety standards for electrical installations, including those associated with EV charging. They cover aspects such as earthing arrangements, protection against overcurrent, and the safety of electrical equipment.
  4. The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS): This scheme provides grants for the installation of home EV charging points and sets out requirements for the installation process to ensure safety and compliance with industry standards.
  5. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) grant schemes: OLEV offers grants for the installation of EV charging infrastructure, including workplace charging and on-street residential charging. These grants come with eligibility criteria and requirements to ensure the quality and safety of installations.
  6. Building Regulations: Depending on the type of installation and the location, EV charging installations may also need to comply with relevant building regulations, such as those related to fire safety, accessibility, and structural requirements.

As approved installers of EV charging infrastructure we are fully conversant with these regulations and standards to ensure that installations are safe, reliable, and compliant with legal requirements.

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