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How To Safely Charge Your Electric Vehicle

How To Safely Charge Your Electric Vehicle

Video by State Of Charge via YouTube
How To Safely Charge Your Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicle charging is safe, as long as it’s done properly. I sit down with Qmerit EV charging installation expert, Matt Trout, to discuss how to make sure your EV charging equipment is installed properly.

This video is powered by Qmerit, North America’s leading provider of installation services for EV charging, home energy storage, and other electrification technologies. See how Qmerit is making the energy transition easy for home and business owners:

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0:00 Introduction
3:07 Interview with Qmerit’s Matt Trout, an EV charging installation specialist
5:24 Hardwired vs plug-in EV charging
11:34 Hire an EV charging specialist, not just any electrician
14:39 The new code requires GFCI-protected outlets, which may cause nuisance tripping
19:14 My recommendations for safe home electric vehicle charging
26:05 Outro

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