|Re: Car Charger Hazard||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: John Beutler (jabeutlercomcast.net)|
|Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:50:16 -0700 (PDT)|
As the owner of a 240V charger, (and two plug-in vehicles) it's not an issue. And she's confused, the batteries are in the car, unless the proposal is to hook up a solar array to a battery to charge the car. I suspect the charger is just wired in to the grid electricity. Cheers JAB Liberty Village, MD Sent from my tricorder > On Aug 26, 2016, at 9:21 AM, Sharon Villines <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com> > wrote: > > > >> On Aug 26, 2016, at 8:08 AM, Susan Dowds <sjdowds [at] comcast.net> wrote: >> >> At Cornerstone Cohousing in Cambridge MA we have a household that wants to >> buy an electric car, and mount a charging station on an exterior wall, near >> the parking space. An adjacent household has heard things about the risk >> of melt-down and fire of lithium ion batteries like those used in electric >> cars, and does not want the charger anywhere near their unit. Have you >> encountered a similar situation, and if so, how did you handle it? > > “Has heard things” isn’t a logical argument. It is a flag for further > research. If we all made decisions on the basis of I’ve heard things, we > would either be making awful decisions or none at all. > > One of the easiest ways to start researching the concern is a Google Search. > Read the results, looking for studies and opinions by people who know the > technology. Consult forums on the topic. > > Talk to the local installers and ask them about their experience. Does this > really happen? If so is it the result of poor installation? > > Sharon > ---- > Sharon Villines, Washington DC > "Behavior is determined by the prevailing form of decision making." Gerard > Endenburg > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > >
- Car Charger Hazard Susan Dowds, August 26 2016
- Re: Car Charger Hazard Chuck Harrison, August 26 2016
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