EV Charger Installation Des Moines

What we offer

  1. EV Charger Installation Services
  2. Understanding Codes and Permits
  3. Benefits of an EV Charger
  4. Choosing the Right EV Charger
  5. Installation Method
  6. Time Span and Cost
  7. Products and Compatibility
  8. Residential and Commercial Applications
  9. Our Experience

EV Charger Installation Services in Des Moines

McCann Electric provides professional EV charger installation services in Des Moines, for your home or business. Whether you’re looking for a convenient charging station at home or a commercial setup, our experienced electricians deliver reliable solutions for efficient charging.

Understanding Codes and Permits

EV charger installations must adhere to local electrical codes for safe operation. Our team manages the permitting process and follows NEC guidelines to ensure your charger is installed safely and meets regulatory requirements.

Benefits of an EV Charger

  • Convenient charging at home or work.
  • Faster charging times compared to standard outlets.
  • Improved energy efficiency with smart charging features.
  • Increased property value for both residential and commercial properties.

Choosing the Right EV Charger

Selecting the appropriate charger is crucial. Consider:

  • Level 1: Uses a standard 120V outlet, ideal for light use and charging overnight.
  • Level 2: Requires a 240V outlet, charging faster than Level 1 for daily use.
  • Level 3 (DC Fast Charging): Best for commercial or public use, providing rapid charging for busy EV fleets.

Installation Method

Our electricians follow a structured installation process to ensure reliable charging:

  • Assess your electrical panel’s capacity and identify necessary upgrades.
  • Plan the best location for the EV charger, considering wiring needs and accessibility.
  • Install wiring, circuits, and safety equipment as needed.
  • Test the charger to confirm it’s functional and safe to use.

Time Span and Cost

  • Time Span: EV charger installations typically take one to two days, depending on your electrical system’s complexity.
  • Cost: Installation costs range from $500 to $2,000 or more, depending on the charger type and existing electrical infrastructure.

Products and Compatibility

We install various EV chargers compatible with different electric vehicles, including Tesla, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt, and more. Our products come from trusted brands like ChargePoint and ClipperCreek, offering smart features and reliable charging.

Residential and Commercial Applications

We tailor our EV charger installations to meet both residential and commercial needs. Whether you’re charging your EV at home or managing a commercial fleet, we offer customized solutions that scale efficiently for homes, offices, and apartments.

Our Experience

McCann Electric has years of experience in EV charger installations. Our electricians provide seamless, high-quality service to help you stay charged and ready to drive. Trust us to install your EV charging system safely and effectively.


EV Charger Installation Des Moines

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Serviced Areas

Highland Park
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Greater South Side
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Lower Beaver
Downtown Des Moines
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Southwestern Hills

Can I install an EV charger myself?

While Level 1 chargers can be plugged into standard outlets, Level 2 and 3 installations require professional installation due to their complexity and safety concerns.

How do I choose the right EV charger?

Consider your vehicle's charging requirements and daily driving habits. A Level 2 charger is suitable for daily home use, while DC Fast Chargers are best for commercial or fleet use.

What if my electrical panel isn't ready for an EV charger?

If your panel lacks capacity, it may require an upgrade. McCann Electric will assess and make necessary improvements before installing your EV charger.

Do EV chargers need regular maintenance?

EV chargers are low-maintenance but should be inspected periodically. Check for wear on cables and connectors to prevent damage and prolong their lifespan.

Can I charge my EV without a dedicated charger?

Yes, you can use a standard 120V outlet with a Level 1 charger, but it's much slower than a Level 2 charger and is best for occasional or emergency use.

Are there any tax incentives for installing an EV charger?

Yes, federal and state tax incentives are often available for EV charger installations. Check local government programs for eligibility and details.

Will a Level 2 charger work with all electric vehicles?

Level 2 chargers use a standard connector compatible with most EVs. Some vehicles may need an adapter or have charging rate limitations.

Will charging my EV at home significantly increase my utility bills?

Charging your EV will increase electricity use, but it is generally cheaper than gasoline. Using smart charging features and off-peak rates can help reduce costs.