5 Reasons why you should always use a certified installer for your electric vehicle charger installation.

Dec 13, 2023

  1. Safety and Compliance: Certified installers are knowledgeable about the safety standards and building codes required for EV charger installations. They ensure that the installation is safe, reducing the risk of electrical hazards.
  2. Expertise and Experience: Certified installers have the necessary training and experience. They are adept at handling different types of EV chargers and can provide guidance on the best options for your specific needs.
  3. Warranty and Reliability: Many manufacturers require installation by certified professionals to keep the warranty valid. A certified installer ensures that your charger operates reliably and any warranty issues are appropriately addressed.
  4. Future-Proofing: Certified installers are usually up-to-date with the latest technology and can advise on future-proof solutions. This means your installation will be compatible with upcoming EV models and charging technologies.
  5. Increased Property Value: A professionally installed EV charger can increase the value of your property. Certified installations are seen as a premium addition, especially as EVs become more common.
In summary, choosing a certified installer for your EV charger not only ensures safety and compliance but also provides long-term benefits, including maintaining warranties, future-proofing, and potentially increasing property value.

Are you eligible for the Electric Vehicle Home Charger Grant?

The SEAI scheme provides a grant up to the value of €600 towards the purchase and installation of an electric vehicle charge point for a homeowners property. The applicant must be the owner of an eligible new or second-hand electric vehicle. For more information click here.

Eligibility Checklist:
  • You must be a private owner who bought an eligible EV from 01/01/2018
  • You must have dedicated off-street parking
  • The property can not be associated with a previous EV vehicle grant and charge point offer.
  • The vehicle has to be registered to the applicant and to the address of the property where the home charger is being installed (unless this is a Company Vehicle application)