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Engineered Drawings

Engineered drawings streamline the integration of EV chargers by guiding us on how to best plan and utilize available space. Choose Chicago EV, your trusted partner, for flawless implementation and unmatched service.

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What Are Engineered Drawings?

Engineered drawings for EV chargers are technical schematics detailing the layout and integration of charging systems within your commercial property. These comprehensive plans outline crucial factors such as electrical load, charger location, and compliance with safety codes and regulations. This detailed roadmap enables precise and efficient installation, ensuring your EV infrastructure is perfectly suited to your unique needs.

Regulatory Compliance

Importance Of Engineered Drawings

The importance of engineered drawings for EV chargers cannot be overstated. They serve as the foundational blueprint, enabling a structured, informed approach to EV charger installation, and ensuring alignment with industry and safety standards. Without these detailed drawings, risks of potential issues such as overload, improper placement, or noncompliance increase, potentially causing costly delays or repairs.

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Optimal Charger Placement

Engineered drawings form the backbone of any effective EV charging setup, guiding the placement of each charger. By analyzing traffic flow, parking patterns, and space availability within your property, these drawings ensure chargers are positioned for maximum usage and convenience. They facilitate a seamless integration of the charging infrastructure into your property, enhancing the aesthetics and maintaining a user-friendly environment.

Efficient Load Management

The installation of EV chargers puts additional load on your property’s electrical systems. Engineered drawings map out the electrical demand and distribution, ensuring the system is balanced and capable of handling this extra load. This careful planning reduces strain on your electrical systems, preventing potential damage and reducing downtime, thereby contributing to the overall longevity of your electrical infrastructure.

Regulatory Compliance

With an ever-evolving regulatory landscape, maintaining compliance with all relevant codes and standards is paramount. Engineered drawings take into account these regulatory demands, ensuring that your EV infrastructure meets the stringent safety and legal requirements. This not only ensures the safe operation of your chargers but also insulates your business from potential legal issues, penalties, or interruption in service.

Budget Management

One of the key advantages of engineered drawings is their role in effective budget management. By laying out a precise plan for charger installation, these drawings provide a clear idea of the resources needed. This allows for more accurate cost projections, helping avoid unexpected expenses during the installation process. The result is a more efficient financial management and assurance that your project remains within its allocated budget.

Our Process

Engineered Drawings Process

At Chicago EV, our mission is to guide and support our clients at every step, ensuring a hassle-free and rewarding transition to EV charging infrastructure. To do so, we’ve developed a meticulous and customer-centric approach to creating engineered drawings.

  1. Client Consultation: We begin by understanding your property and its specific needs. This involves discussions on your budget, timeline, and expected EV charger capacity.
  2. Site Survey: Our team conducts an exhaustive survey of your property, considering all aspects that may impact the EV charger installation.
  3. Preliminary Draft: Based on our findings, we create a preliminary drawing, outlining potential charger locations and power capacities.
  4. Detailed Design: Following your feedback on the draft, we develop a detailed engineered drawing, focusing on efficient load management and adherence to safety standards.
  5. Review and Finalize: We collaborate with you for a final review, fine-tuning the plan as necessary, to ensure it aligns perfectly with your business goals.
  6. Installation Guidance: Once approved, the engineered drawings serve as the roadmap for our experts to carry out the EV charger installation, ensuring a smooth transition to electrified transportation.