After the U.S. Green Building Council announced LEED version 4 in 2012, the organization is moving forward to LEED v4.1. GBCI noted that it's not a total revision of the version, but rather a small step toward the future.
Topics: Workplace Charging
Electric car home charging stations are the most convenient way to keep your vehicle powered up and ready to get you to work (or someplace more fun). But you might get a little lost trying to figure out which electric vehicle charging equipment you should set up in your garage. When you know the differences between Level 1 and Level 2 station, you'll be well on your way to making a decision about the charger you need to keep the juice flowing in your car.
Choosing to invest in electric vehicles or EV charging stations benefits companies and their employees. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, building business relationships with other companies that have similar goals, and appealing to EV-driving customers -- these are just some of the perks.
Though electric vehicles aren't exactly a new trend, many myths still surround these alternative cars and trucks. Believing misconceptions could prevent some people and organizations from investing in this developing technology.
Electric vehicles are becoming much more common throughout the U.S., with a record 199,826 EVs sold in 2017, Ars Technica reported. If you're like one of the hundreds of thousands of EV owners in America, you may be seeking out charging stations near anywhere you drive - including the office.
Everywhere you look, you see an EV. Have you been to the mall or your favorite restaurant recently – only to see EV chargers in the parking lot? It’s a fact – the market and demand for electric cars continues to grow. But with that growth is an increased need for drivers to have charging options at their workplace as well. Being able to charge at work is an important consideration for anyone making the jump to an EV.
Considered by many electric vehicle owners a must have, the PlugShare app can help you find places to charge your EV or to plan your EV trip.While on the road, you can use the PlugShare app to locate public charging stations, as well as home chargers shared by individuals, and as a convenient way to connect with other plug-in vehicle owners. It is available as a free application for iOS, Android, and web. PlugShare's key features include: