Electric Car Charging in Multi-Family Dwellings

More than 240,000 fully electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in the United States in 2020, a jump of about 237% from only five years prior. With increases in gas prices and ongoing EV innovations, there is no reason to think this trend will be slowing anytime soon.

This means an increase in demand for EV car charging infrastructure. If you are a property manager, you know that the availability of charging electric cars is something that tenants have come to expect. If you are considering installation, you may not know where to start.

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What To Know About The PSE&G Electric Vehicle Charging Rebate Program

New Jersey sits dead last when it comes to the ratio of public chargers to cars. The state has 41 electric vehicles for every charger, far below the national average of 14.6 to 1 and trailing the 49th state, California at 27 to 1. For most EV owners, charging is a top-of-mind issue in the state. No one wants to get stuck five miles from home with no way to power their electric car. This makes an EV home charger installation a very appealing idea. 

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Explaining the Different Levels of EV Charging

In 2021, EV sales in the U.S. hit 608,000, nearly doubling what it was in 2020! As you can see, more and more people are choosing to go electric every day, but there are still a lot of skeptics due to the need for charging stations. Some people worry charging stations aren’t widespread enough to get them from point A to point B in their journey. However, there are currently over 109,307 charging ports across the United States, and that number keeps growing! To get your motor running, we’re going to share everything you need to know about EV charging levels and the requirements for installing a charging station. Who knows, maybe we’ll convince you to go electric along the way. 

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At-Home EV Charging FAQ

Having an electric vehicle (EV) is great for the environment, but questions often arise related to charging stations. Specifically, where to find them, if they’re available for home use, and what the at-home installation process entails. In this at-home EV charging FAQ, you’ll find the answers to all of your questions about electric car charging stations for home!

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AC vs. DC EV Charging: What is the Difference?

Did you know that almost 40 percent of Americans say that they’re considering investing in an electric vehicle once their current car is ready to be replaced? That’s because there are many benefits of making the switch to an electric vehicle. If you’re one of those considering making the switch, it’s crucial to understand the two main types of chargers on the market. Keep reading to learn the differences between AC vs. DC EV charging!

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Common Fire Code Violations and How to Avoid Them

ROS Electric has been helping customers resolve their fire code violations for over 30 years! Our experienced staff can evaluate your situation, figure out how to remedy it, and assist in the correction. We will work with the Federal, State, or Local Agency responsible for the issuance of the violation until it has been abated. Keep reading to learn about some of the fire code violations more in-depth!

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Commercial and Residential Security Alert Systems

The use of security alert systems is on the rise in the United States. In fact, 38% of Americans are using some form of home security. Whether it is a security camera or door sensor, homeowners want to feel secure.

Business owners are also getting in on the action. Commercial security systems allow business owners to deter crime and protect their business assets. 

Read on to learn all about residential security systems, as well as, explore commercial security systems so that you can compare the two.

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LED Lighting FAQs

In commercial and residential applications, LED lighting offers advantages that CFL and incandescent lighting can’t match. For example, LEDs (light-emitting diodes) last up to 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs and five times longer than CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps). That’s just the start of the benefits list! Let’s dive into all of the other benefits and common questions about LED lights.

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