EV Charger Installation on the Sunshine Coast: How to Get Your Home or Business Ready for Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular in Australia for a number of reasons. They’re cheaper to run than petrol or diesel cars, and they emit zero emissions, making them much better for the environment. But if you’re thinking of making the switch to an electric vehicle, you might be wondering how to get your home or business ready for electric vehicles.

One of the most important things you’ll need to do is install an EV charger. This will allow you to charge your electric vehicle at home or at work, so you can always have a full battery when you need it. But what type of EV charger should you choose? And where should you install it? In this blog post, we’ll answer these questions and give you some tips on how to get your home or business ready for electric vehicles.

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular in Australia for a number of reasons. They’re cheaper to run than petrol or diesel cars, and they emit zero emissions, making them much better for the environment. But if you’re thinking of making the switch to an electric vehicle, you might be wondering how to get your home or business ready for electric vehicles.

One of the most important things you’ll need to do is install an EV charger. This will allow you to charge your electric vehicle at home or at work, so you can always have a full battery when you need it. But what type of EV charger should you choose? And where should you install it? In this blog post, we’ll answer these questions and give you some tips on how to get your home or business ready for electric vehicles.

What type of EV chargers do we install at Keith Atkinson Electrical?

Here at Keith Atkinson Electrical, we work with charging suppliers that are global market leaders in the electric vehicle industry. ABB and Schneider Electric. 

ABB EV Charging: ABB supplies electric vehicle chargers that can be easily installed at your home or workspace, giving you easy access to a quality and efficient charging station. ABB supplies both an AC and DC Wallbox, both of which are compatible with a range of electric vehicle models.

  • ABB Terra AC Wallbox: The Terra AC wallbox is a high-quality home charger that is cost-effective and convenient in that it can be easily installed. This charger will integrate seamlessly into your home, and it is a highly safe option as it has been tested to the highest safety standards, giving you peace of mind. It is an intelligent charging system, that you can trust to safely and efficiently charge your electric vehicle.
ABB Terra AC Wallbox
  • ABB Terra DC Wallbox: The Terra DC wallbox is a high voltage charging solution that can be installed in a wide variety of locations from residential areas to commercial buildings. Its intelligent design paired with built-in safety and connectivity means that it is a highly reliable charging solution for your electric vehicle.
ABB Terra DC Wallbox

 Schneider Electric: Schneider Electric offers charging systems that are easy to use, intelligent, safe and reliable.

  • Schneider EVLink Wall Box: This is a charging station offered for residential homes or private properties. It is a weatherproof solution that can be fitted either indoors or outdoors, making it highly versatile.
Schneider EVLink Wall Box
  • Schneider EVLink Parking: This is a charging station that can be utilised in a range of parking environments such as commercial building spaces like offices.
Schneider EVLink Wall Box
  • Schneider EVLink Smart Wall Box: This charging station is ideal for semi-parking facilities like an apartment complex. It is a highly intelligent cloud-connected system that has high-rated charging power and is robust as it can withstand a range of tough environmental conditions.
Schneider EVLink Smart Wall Box

What is the Keith Atkinson installation process for electric vehicles?

Once you have chosen the right electric vehicle charger for your needs, our team of qualified electricians will come and install it for you. We have a wide range of installation options to suit your needs, whether you need a fast and simple domestic installation or a more comprehensive commercial solution. Our charging installation and sales process involves:

1) Initial assessment

  • An in person consulation in arranged with one of our qualified experts.
  • Review the vehicle and usage requirements for charging, ie charge overnight, change for less than 2 hours, etc. 
  • Assess the capability of your switchboard and power supply to support the installation of EV charging.

2) Solution Design

A detailed solution is developed and presented for the supply and installation of the product. If applicable it will also include:

  • Any upgrades required to Switch Boards to accommodate required charging.
  • Allowance for any integration/automation with energy management systems and existing Solar Systems.
  • Budget works estimate for any involvement with the customer energy retailer.
  • Detailed timing and scope of works.

3) Delivery

  • All works will be delivered promptly and in accordance with “The KAE Way”, manufacturer’s specifications, as well as the applicable Australian Standards.

4) Hand Over

Customers will be taken through Our KAE Electric Vehicle charger Hand Over Process. This includes: 

  • Installation completion.
  • How to operate the charger training.
  • Maintenance requirements and recommendations. 
  • Frequently asked questions.
  • Registration of the product with the manufacturer for warranties.

5) Care

All installs come with a customer care follow up process to ensure our customers get the best ongoing results from their EV charger. This includes: 

  • 30 Day Success follow up (up to 30 minutes on-site) to review the installation with the owner to ensure they are getting the full benefits of thier new purchase.
  • Ongoing quarterly energy saving tips.

Get In Touch With Keith Atkinson Electrical For Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions On The Sunshine Coast

We have a wide range of electric vehicle chargers to suit your needs, so whether you need a fast and simple domestic installation or a more comprehensive commercial solution, we’ve got you covered. Our team of qualified electricians can install the charger for you and take care of all the necessary paperwork and warranties. Contact us today to learn more about our electric vehicle charging solutions.

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