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Case Study

Gallery – phase 2

RVE technologies were installed in Phase 2 of this 3-phase condo complex in order to get parking spaces EV Ready. The installation was carried out by the team at Lilco Electric inc.

Technical Specifications

Type of construction

existing building (retrofit)

Type of occupation

condo

Building size

101 to 200 units

Number of floors

11 to 20

Number of parking spaces

101 to 200

Location of electricity meters

accessible and inaccessible from the parking spaces

Location of parking spaces

indoor, covered

Type of parking spaces

assigned

Products used

Challenge

Powering an electric vehicle charging infrastructure in a multi-unit building where some of the electric meters are located on the roof (inaccessible) and others are located in the garage basement (accessible).

Solution

To power a charging infrastructure for the units of this condominium, a dual solution was required. Indeed, since some of the meters were accessible while others were not, different technologies were installed.

For the units with accessible meters, the DCC product line was used:

  • DCC-9-BOX to provide charging infrastructure without installing chargers right away
  • DCC-9 for units with an electrical panel of 125A and less wanting a charger now

For units with inaccessible electrical meters, the recommended solution was to add a second meter; however, this solution is no longer accepted by utilities. The current solution would be to install an SMP smart panel, which was not available at the time.

DCC-9
DCC-9