FAQS

Frequently asked questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I get an EV Charger at my workplace?

CLICK HERE and fill out the form to get your free charger and schedule a free consultation

 

What types of chargers are there?

There are three types of chargers available on the market.

 

  • Level 1
    • Circuit Type
    • Power Draw
    • Max Charging Time* (based on Nissan Leaf 80-mile range)
    • Best use – emergency, residential, destination without available charging.
  • Level 2
    • Circuit Type
    • Power Draw
    • Max Charging Time
    • Best Use – Residential, Workplace, Destination
  • Level 3 (aka Fast Charger or DC Fast Charger)
    • Circuit Type
    • Power Draw
    • Max Charging Time
    • Best Use – along travel corridors, workplace electric fleet support

What types of EV chargers does your program provide?

LFCA recommends either a Level 2 or Level 3 charger depending upon your specific need. Our recommended chargers are manufactured for outdoor use (NEMA 3R standard), are UL compliant, and use the universal SAE J1772 adapter which provides a charge to all makes and models of Electric Vehicles (including Tesla with adapter).

 

Can I get more than one charger?

Yes. LFCA will provide the first charger for free. LFCA can provide additional chargers at-cost in exchange for a tax-deductible donation back to our organization.

 

What does my donation help support?

Your donation allows LFCA to continue providing free chargers to any business in the State of Utah.

 

How do I install my EV Charger?

LFCA works with a network of qualified electricians who can provide you with a quote for installation. We are also able to plan your charging project to minimize installation cost.

 

How much does a Level 2 EV charging station cost to operate?

Based on 8 to 12 hours of active charging use per day, one 30 amp EV charger costs less than $2.00 a day in electricity to operate.

 

What if I don’t own my building?

LFCA can work with your landlord or property manager to coordinate installation of your EV chargers.

 

How do I manage access to my charger?

LFCA has multiple strategies based on industry-best practices to devise a customized solution for your charger project.