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Electrical Vehicle Charger Installation in Brighton & Hove

If you’re looking for a reliable and professional electric vehicle (EV) charger installation service in Brighton, then you’ve come to the right place. At A Clearer Picture, we offer a full range of electric car charging solutions. From domestic home chargers to commercial charging points, we can provide a charger that’s perfect for your needs. Call us to get your charger installed for electrical vehicles.

We’re experts in electric vehicle charging and we’re fully qualified and insured to carry out all types of EV charger installation. So, you can be sure that your charger will be installed safely and correctly. We also offer a full aftercare service to ensure that your charger will be maintained.

Charge Your Electrical Vehicles at Home

You’re not alone. In the UK, there are around 1.5 million electric vehicles on the road, but only around 4,000 public charging points. This means that people often have to resort to charging their cars at home. A recent study by YouGov found that 43% of EV drivers charge their cars at home most of the time. This is where an in-home EV charger can come in handy. An in-home EV charger will let you charge your electric car from the comfort of your own home. All without having to wait for hours while you charge your car from a 3-pin plug.

Are you tired of having to park far away from your home just to find a public charger, and then having to walk all the way home?

If you answered yes, Then it’s time for you to get your own electric car charging pod installed! We have a solution for you – In Home EV Charger installation in Brighton & Hove! Our In-Home EV Chargers are designed to be mounted near your home’s electrical panel. This makes it easy and convenient to charge your electric car right at home. Plus, our chargers are backed by a full manufacturer’s warranty. So, you can rest assured that you’re getting a quality product.

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Did you know these important facts about Electrical Vehicles?

  • You can charge your car overnight, so it’s fully charged and ready to go in the morning.
  • Charging your car from a home charger is much faster. It’s incredibly more energy efficient and safer than charging via a 3-pin wall plug.
  • Depending on which energy tariff you are on, charging your EV during off-peak hours will be significantly cheaper.
  • You can choose between a charger with a built-in cable or a universal charger which will be compatible to fit any make of Electric Vehicle
  • We know surveys have shown that having an electric vehicle charger installed increases your house price by 30% on average. (Stats here)
electric vehicle charging car

Where can an electrical vehicle charging point be installed?

If you’re considering installing an in-home electrical vehicles charging point, you’ll need to have an electrical outlet nearby that can supply power to the charger. In most cases, your home’s main electrical panel will have enough space to add a circuit specifically for the car charger.

If you’re not comfortable installing the charging point yourself, you can hire a professional electrician to do it for you. Just be sure to ask them about what kind of installation is needed – some chargers may require a dedicated circuit breaker, while others can plug into a standard outlet.

Once the charger is installed, all you need to do is plug in your electric car and start charging!

If you are looking to purchase an in-home EV charger, it is important to choose one that will deliver the power you need. A typical wall charger will deliver the power of up to 7.4kW, and there are cheaper chargers available offering 3.6kW – though you’ll take longer to recharge your car’s battery.

If you are unsure of how much power you need, consult with a professional electrician who can help you determine the best option for your home and car. In most cases, it is best to install a charger that can provide more power than you currently need, as this will future-proof your charging capabilities.

electric vehicle charged in front of house

How long does it take to charge electrical vehicles?

Charging electrical vehicles can take anywhere between 30-60 minutes and 8-10 hours.

When looking to install an in-home electric vehicle charger, it’s important to know the duration of charging your car. The time it takes to charge your electric car depends on the car’s battery size. As well as how many miles you do between charges. For example, a Nissan Leaf with a 24 kWh battery pack can go up to 107 miles on a single charge. In general, most electric cars can be fully charged in 6-8 hours using a 240-volt charger.

There are three main types of chargers: slow, medium and fast. The speed at which your electric car charges depends on the type of charger you use, as well as your charging behaviour and the power rating of the charger you’re using.

Slow chargers usually take between six and eight hours to fully charge electrical vehicles, while medium chargers usually take around four hours. Fast chargers can charge an electric car in as little as 30 minutes, but they require a higher power rating.

To install a charger in your home, it’s important to choose one with the correct power rating for your car. You can find out the power rating of your car by checking the owner’s manual or contacting the manufacturer.

 

electric cars being charged

What’s Included in Home Installation?

  • Fitting of your home charger on a brick or plaster wall, or to another suitable permanent structure.
  • Up to 15 metres of cable, neatly clipped to the wall. It will run between your electricity supply meter, main distribution board and your home charger.
  • An electrical certificate to show your installation meets the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations – the UK standard.
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Get in Touch

Get in contact with Tom and his team at A Clearer Picture, to give you a FREE quote on how you can get a professional EV charging unit installed at your own home.

Call: Tom 01273 950 910 – 07881 029 589

email: tom@aclearerpicture.co.uk

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