Cornellio wrote:Thanks JPWhite,
They look great and prices seem very good.
Sure wish I didn't have an HOA. If only they were on our side, helping us make progress, rather than striking a mean tone, even mentioning that the police had warned the HOA before about extension cord charging. Something I wasn't even using. Hard to believe the police would get involved. Such a shame.
I would consider educating them on the fact that you do not use an extension cord, and that you use the OEM UL listed charger as intended. Also try to find out what their actual concern is and see if you can allay their fears. I have not heard of Extension Cord Police
, but maybe the fire prevention/inspector has made a note of extension cord usage in the past, though you are not using an extension cord...
In the eyes of the ignorant a portable EVSE may look like an extension cord.
There are codes with regard to extensions cords and property managers love to pull out the rule book. Extension cords (even UL approved) are only allowed for temporary use of 90 days or less.
http://rmehs.fullerton.edu/_documents/p ... mation.pdf
Even if the OP educates the property manager or HOA that an EVSE isn't an extension cord, they will probably say it looks like one and will make other tenants think it's OK to use extension cords and outlaw it on the basis it will encourage indiscriminate extension cord use.
I think a properly installed EVSE will eliminate the concern the EVSE looks like an extension cord.
The bit about Police is baloney IMHO. Fire Marshall? Different story.
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