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We make it easy to install EV charging in condo buildings

Juggling electricians is uncoordinated, time-consuming and stressful. We make it super easy to find the right installer.

benefits

Why install EV charging in your building?

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Increase Property Value

Condos with EV charging are more desirable than those without.

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Better Tenants

EV drivers generally have a higher education and more income.

Environmental

EVs are better for the environment and have a lower carbon footprint.

our approach

The biggest challenge when installing EV charging in condo buildings is trying to make the process fair and equal for all unit owners.

Without a coordinated strategy for the building, some unit owners may be required to pay more than 10x other unit owners based on their parking stall location and the timing of their request. And since most buildings were not originally designed to support EV charging, there is simply not enough electricity for everyone to electrify their parking stall without sharing power.

At Chargy, we make the process equal and cost-efficient for the entire building by dividing the project into 2 parts:

1) Shared Infrastructure

Strata provides the framework that enables all parking stalls to be electrified upon request. This includes electrical infrastructure such as meters, panels, conduit and wire that runs to junction boxes throughout the parking area. The shared infrastructure is paid for with your building's contingency fund.

2) Charging Installations

Once the framework is in place, unit owners can request charging whenever they are ready. This approach maximizes fairness because everyone has equal access and everyone pays the same flat-rate price. This also means that a site visit is not required to provide a quote for each parking stall - as soon as we receive the request, the permit gets pulled and the installation is scheduled, which makes the process quicker and easier.

avoid the risks

Hiring the wrong electrician can have serious consequences

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Wrong Solution

High Price

Poor Quality

Most electricians lack specialized knowledge of charging products.

The price variance on most home
projects is between $500 - $1000.

Not all electricians share the same commitment to their work.

Our process

We manage the entire project from start to finish

1

Planning

  • Free phone consultation
  • Complete EV Ready Plan
  • Identify eligible rebates & incentives
  • Design charging solution
  • Provide quote

2

Approval

  • Present to strata council
  • Present to property owners
  • Prepare for AGM vote

3

Installation

  • Install shared infrastructure
  • Install charging stations upon request

4

Support

  • Remotely monitor and manage network
  • Provide maintenance & repairs as needed