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  1. Garo G6EV40PME Consumer Unit, MCU Type A RCBO & PME Fault, EV Charger Compatible

    Product Code: G6EV40PME

    Delivery Estimate:
    £116.88 £97.40
  2. Rolec 3 Phase Consumer Unit for EV Chargers with Built-in Type A RCBO - EVIN0070

    Product Code: EVIN0070

    Delivery Estimate:
    £79.57 £66.31
  3. Garo 1 Row 2 Showers 40A EV Charger Non-Priority Distribution Board / Consumer Unit - GM8-NPS

    Product Code: GM8-NPS

    Delivery Estimate:
    £160.67 £133.89
  4. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit 100A Main Switch 40A Distribution Board (T2 SPD) with Type A RCBO 40A

    Product Code: EV40AX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £70.99 £59.16
  5. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit 100A Main Switch Distribution Board (T2 SPD) with Type A Mini RCBO 32

    Product Code: EV32AX

    Delivery Estimate:
    £65.52 £54.60
  6. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit Type B RCD 63A & Type B MCB 40A Consumer Unit - EV40B

    Product Code: EV40B

    Delivery Estimate:
    £166.29 £138.57
  7. GreenBrook Garage Unit 63A 4 Module 2 MCB - PBGU

    Product Code: PBGU

    Delivery Estimate:
    £42.47 £35.39
  8. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit Type B RCD 63A & B Type MCB 32A Consumer Unit - EV32B

    Product Code: EV32B

    Delivery Estimate:
    £166.29 £138.57
  9. FuseBox Garage Consumer Unit 63A Type A RCD 30mA 2 x MCB (6A & 16A) - F100GRA

    Product Code: F100GRA

    Delivery Estimate:
    £38.70 £32.25
  10. Lewden PRO Garage Consumer Unit RCCB Incomer 2xMCBs RKO - PRO-RGARAGE-63

    Product Code: PRO-RGARAGE-63

    Delivery Estimate:
    £30.60 £25.50
  11. FuseBox EV Charger Supply Unit 100A Main Switch Distribution Board with Type A Mini RCBO 32A Double Pole Consumer Unit - EV32A

    Product Code: EV32A

    Delivery Estimate:
    £53.63 £44.69
  12. Elucian 5 Way Mini Metal Unit (Garage) with 80A RCD (3 Free Ways) - GUEB580RCD3

    Product Code: GUEB580RCD3

    Delivery Estimate:
    £36.61 £30.51
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Garage / EV Charger Compatible Consumer Units: Your Simple Guide

Are you considering installing an electric vehicle (EV) charger in your garage?  Or are you looking to upgrade your home's electric potential, to accomadate your electric car's power needs? Look no further than our Garage/EV Charger Compatible Consumer Units category! Consumer units that are specially designed to be used in your garage, and to help power your EV today! In this section, we'll explore the basics of what you need to know about these specialised consumer units, including key features, installation tips, and frequently asked questions.

Be sure to check product information/datasheets for EV Compatability

 

What are EV Charger Consumer Units?

Garage/EV Charger Compatible Consumer Units are specifically designed to accommodate the unique requirements of EV charging installations. They provide a safe and efficient way to power your EV charger while also offering protection for other circuits in your garage. Although they are not technically named as EV Charger Consumer Units, we have created the category above to make it easier for you to find compatible consumer units for your car! These carefully selected products specify that they are suitable to be used with EV Charger installations. Let's delve deeper into the details.

 

EV / Garage Consumer Units Key Benefits & Features

Garage/EV Charger Compatible Consumer Units come with a range of features to ensure safe and reliable operation. With the power draw of an electric vehicle being so high, it is important that this is handled and managed safely for EV owners. Some benefits include...

  • Dedicated Circuit for EV Charger: These consumer units include a dedicated circuit specifically for powering the EV charger, ensuring optimal performance without overloading other circuits.
  • Surge Protection: Many units come equipped with surge protection devices (SPDs) to safeguard sensitive electronics from voltage spikes and surges.
  • Compatibility with EV Charger Cables: The consumer units are designed to accommodate the necessary cables and connectors required for connecting the EV charger to the electrical supply.
  • Compact for Space Saving: With the space being limited within most garages, needing to make up for this with a compact consumer unit becomes essential. These garage/EV charger compatible units are designed with a smaller footprint, allowing them to fit seamlessly into tight spaces without compromising on functionality or safety. 

With these features and more, integrated into easy-to-install consumer units, you can trust in your home having above-and-beyond capabilities for charging your electric vehicle!

 

Frequently Asked EV & Garage Consumer Unit Questions (FAQs)

Does an EV charger need a separate consumer unit?

While it's not always mandatory, installing a separate consumer unit for the EV charger is recommended to ensure adequate power supply and avoid overloading existing circuits. This dedicated setup also allows for easier monitoring and maintenance of the EV charging system. If you're unsure, please contact a qualified electrician to ensure that your home even needs the upgrade!

How to wire a garage consumer unit? 

We will always advise in contacting a professional who is qualified to carry out wiring works of a garage consumer unit to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Wiring a garage consumer unit involves connecting it to the main electrical supply and routing cables to power various circuits within the garage, including lighting, power outlets, and the EV charger. It's essential to follow wiring diagrams provided by the manufacturer and adhere to safety regulations.

How to connect an EV charger to the consumer unit?

To connect an EV charger to the consumer unit, you'll need to run appropriate cables from the dedicated circuit in the consumer unit to the location of the EV charger. Ensure all connections are secure and insulated to prevent any electrical hazards, and consult with a qualified electrician if unsure. Always be sure to hire a qualified electrician to complete such connection tasks, to keep yourself and family safe from faults and fires.

 

EV & Garage Consumer Unit Brands We Recommend...

When it comes to garage/EV charger compatible consumer units, several reputable brands stand out for their quality, innovation, and reliability. Let's take a closer look at three prominent brands in this category: FuseBox, Hager, and Rolec; all whom we work with to provide you with the best prices!

FuseBox EV Consumer Unit

Fusebox is a well-known name in the electrical industry, offering a range of consumer units and accessories designed to meet the needs of modern installations. Their garage/EV charger compatible units are built to the highest standards, providing reliable power distribution and protection for EV charging systems. Fusebox consumer units are known for their durability, ease of installation, and compatibility with a wide range of EV chargers.

Hager EV Consumer Unit

Hager is a global leader in electrical solutions, renowned for their innovative designs and advanced technology. Their garage/EV charger compatible consumer units incorporate cutting-edge features such as surge protection, dedicated circuits for EV charging, and modular construction for easy customisation. Hager consumer units are trusted by electricians and homeowners alike for their reliability, performance, and adherence to safety standards.

Rolec EV Consumer Unit

Rolec is a specialist manufacturer of EV charging solutions, including consumer units specifically designed for garage installations. Their consumer units are tailored to meet the unique requirements of EV charging, with features such as integrated cable management, lockable enclosures, and compatibility with a range of EV charger brands. Rolec consumer units are known for their robust construction, user-friendly design, and seamless integration with Rolec EV charging points.

Other Brands...

Our range of garage consumer units doesn't stop with FuseBox, Hager & Rolec! We also offer Click Elucian, GreenBrook & Garo Electric Ltd.

Browse Garage Consumer Unit Brands

Whether you're looking for durability, innovation, or seamless integration with EV charging systems, these brands have you covered. When choosing a consumer unit for your garage, consider the features and benefits offered by each brand to find the perfect solution for your needs.

 

Electrical2Go, we are here to help!

Garage/EV charger compatible consumer units offer a convenient and safe solution for powering your electric vehicle charger in your garage. By choosing a quality unit from a reputable brand and following proper installation procedures, you can enjoy efficient and reliable charging for your EV while ensuring the safety of your electrical system.

Whether you opt for a BG EV consumer unit or another trusted brand, make sure to consult with a qualified electrician for professional advice and installation. With the right consumer unit in place, you can charge your EV with confidence, knowing that your electrical system is well-equipped to handle the demands of modern electric vehicles.

If you’re not sure what consumer unit your garage needs and could do with some advice, you can always call our friendly customer service team on 01424 220384.