06 Aug '17, 3pm

Read the top 5 safety considerations for buying a home EV charger.

Read the top 5 safety considerations for buying a home EV charger.

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a powerful, cost-effective and low-emission way to get around, but they also use a lot of energy—potentially as much as the rest of your house. If you charge at home, your EV may become your biggest household energy user. With so much power flowing through them, it’s important for home EV charging stations to be safe, as well as energy efficient and convenient to manage . Safety is a top priority for me personally, and knowing that ChargePoint Home is UL Listed for safety gives me peace of mind. I was curious about how ChargePoint Home and our commercial chargers secured this leading safety mark, so I asked our compliance engineering team about it. Labs Test to Safety Standards The best way to make sure your home charger is safe is to look for one with a recognized “safety mark,” such as UL Listed . These marks come from independent testing labs...

Full article: https://www.chargepoint.com/blog/how-buy-safest-home-ev-c...

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