FAQs on EV Charging at Condominuims

Installing an EV charging station at a condominium has many benefits that make the property attractive to the future home buyer, makes it comply with recent emerging laws and building standards, and gives LEED points from the Canada Green Building Council.

We’ve put together these FAQs to help answer any questions you might have:

FAQs FROM CHARGEWORLD

Do we have to allow EV charging in our building?

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What obligations exist in responding to an application for an EVSE installation?

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What Legislation in Ontario applies to EV Charging for Condos?

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Who pays for the Equipment and Installation?

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Don’t the stations consume electricity? Who pays for that?

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Tracking usage, costs and administering billing seems onerous – are there easier options?

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What do we need to do to be ready?

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What should we include in an EV charging policy?

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What should we include in an EVSE Agreement?

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What does a typical installation look like?

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What about Maintenance?

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Can we propose an alternative way to install?

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Can we require the use of our own electrical contractors?

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Does my building have enough electrical capacity to install large numbers of stations?

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Our building doesn’t have enough electrical capacity to allow for the installation of a charging station – can we refuse a request to install?

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Will having EV chargers impact our insurance?

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A condo owner who has ESVE at their parking space is moving out – what do we do?

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We are planning to repave the parking area in the future. What should we do if someone wants to install EV charging equipment?

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Are EV charging stations safe?