Current Trends Featured Blog Post 11/30/2021

Incentives for Electric Vehicle Drivers

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4 MIN. READ

Drivers are getting more excited about electric vehicles (EVs) as every major automaker and some new entrants to the arena introduce new EV models. However, the likelihood of a driver becoming an EV owner varies greatly with perceptions of cost differences, charger accessibility and consumer incentives, particularly in the U.S.

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11/30/2021

Incentives for Electric Vehicle Drivers

4 MIN. READ

Drivers are getting more excited about electric vehicles (EVs) as every major automaker and some new entrants to the arena introduce new EV models. However, the likelihood of a driver becoming an EV owner varies greatly with perceptions of cost differences, charger accessibility and consumer incentives, particularly in the U.S.

Read More
11/23/2021

Electrification Kicks Into High Gear with All-Electric Trains, Boats and More

6 MIN. READ

A massive transformation is taking place in transportation of all kinds as the world seeks to reduce carbon emissions. Spurred on by major innovations in electric motors and batteries, the world is pushing to go all-electric as early as 2030.

Read More
11/18/2021

Bidirectional At-Home EV Charging Drives Long-Term Value for Commercial Fleets

4 MIN. READ

For fleet managers, electrification requires careful consideration of costs and value. One thing to consider is the value you can create with the electric grid itself. With innovations like bidirectional charging, an EV charging infrastructure can unlock value in more ways than one. Here’s what you need to know about asset management and electrification.

Read More
11/11/2021

Why You Should Switch to an Electric Vehicle: Incentives for EV Drivers

4 MIN. READ

Drivers are getting more excited about electric vehicles (EVs) as every major automaker and some new entrants to the arena introduce new EV models. However, the likelihood of a driver becoming an EV owner varies greatly with perceptions of cost differences, charger accessibility and consumer incentives, particularly in the U.S.

Read More
11/04/2021

Smart Home Trends — An Opportunity for Electrical Businesses

5 MIN. READ

Homeowners are embracing the new paradigm of smart, automated homes. It’s the electrical planner's job to ensure that houses are connected, which means taking care of much more than what the job has traditionally entailed.

Read More
10/26/2021

Are You Positioned for Growth in Renewable Energy? A Checklist for Electrical Contractors

5 MIN. READ

Savvy electrical contractors are reaping tremendous rewards by expanding their services in the renewable energy field by learning that embracing new technologies such as solar integration with battery storage in renewable energy is a lucrative undertaking.

Read More
10/21/2021

Why EV Fleets Adopt Overnight At Home Charging for Drivers

4 MIN. READ

A recent J.D. Power study showed that while the bulk of electric vehicle (EV) drivers will likely rely on home charging for the majority of their miles, they do not know it yet. Recent trends in electrification show a strong push for overnight at home charging.

Read More
10/14/2021

How to Improve Profit Margins as an Electrical Contractor

5 MIN. READ

Electrical contractors are already under pressure due to certain material shortages such as steel and copper, and the trend isn't looking up. However, there are proven ways to save money on electrical equipment that should help you improve profit margins and stock up before certain supplies become hard to find.

Read More
10/05/2021

Fleet Managers - Which EV Charging Strategy Is Right for You?

5 MIN. READ

Electrifying your fleet requires a sound EV charging strategy. Cost, time and convenience are important considerations for building a fleet that is ready to hit the road every morning with a full charge. There are different options to explore, including public EV charging stations and investing in your own infrastructure.

Read More
09/28/2021

5 Ways for Electrical Contractors to Reliably Increase Profit Margins in 2021

5 MIN. READ

2021 has the potential to make or break electrical contractors, given how we're experiencing both a growth in demand and increasing shortages in electrical supplies and qualified personnel. This is why businesses need to carefully think about their strategy and find reliable ways to increase profit margins in order to come out on top in the next decade. Take a look at a few tips to start you off on the right foot.

Read More
09/21/2021

Why At-Home EV Charging Is a Gamechanger for Business Fleet Vehicles

6 MIN. READ

As the benefits of transitioning your company’s fleet vehicles to electric continue to grow, making sure that your employees don’t have to spend all day at a charging station is crucial. At-home EV charging enhances productivity throughout the day, and with the right strategy, you can guarantee that all employees start their day fully charged.

Read More
09/14/2021

How Qmerit Helps Home Based Fleet Managers Take Control of EV Charger Installations

3 MIN. READ

While the EV fleet transformation has been limited to larger vehicles, the electrification of light fleet vehicles is catching up as EV charger installations at home allow drivers to wake up to a full battery and hit the road without heading to a centralized facility first.

Read More
09/09/2021

Train Your Contractors in EVs and Emerging Technologies for More Electrification Jobs

5 MIN. READ

While most electrical contractors are on board with the renewable energy transition, they often don't know where to start with their workforce.  Help your employees deliver new services and tap into emerging technologies for the growing market of electrification jobs.

Read More
09/07/2021

Handling EV Driver Reimbursements With At-Home EV Fleets

5 MIN. READ

Over the past decades, we have gotten used to gas station cards, mileage allowances and similar solutions for driver reimbursement. But now how do we handle EV driver reimbursements?

Read More
08/31/2021

Helping Your Customers Go Electric: EV Charger Installation Opportunities for Contractors

5 MIN. READ

In a unique situation, all auto companies are starting to embrace electric vehicles (EVs). This presents EV opportunities for electrical contractors, enabling them to find new clients in this emergent market.

Read More
08/24/2021

EV ROI Considerations for Distributed At-Home Fleets

6 MIN. READ

Affordable emission-free electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer a sci-fi prospect. Fleet managers across the nation are experimenting with different ways to introduce EVs into their businesses.

Read More
08/17/2021

How to Become an Electrification Leader in Your Local Market

6 MIN. READ

Take the right steps in adapting your electrical company to lead the change in your local market, before everyone else catches up.

Read More
08/10/2021

The Severe Electrician Shortage in America of 2021: Is there an end in sight?

7 MIN. READ

Finding skilled workers remains a challenge for many industries. But what’s behind the shortage, and what’s changed? Here’s an overview of the current state and what you can expect the future to look like.

Read More
08/03/2021

NEMA 14-50 and GFCI Breakers — Connecting EV Charging Stations

4 MIN. READ

Recent amendments to the electrical code increase the need for ground fault protection when using NEMA 14-50 outlets and introduce new complications into the process of installing these outlets.

Read More
07/28/2021

Trends in EV Policies and Regulations That At-Home Fleet Managers Should Know About

5 MIN. READ

Take a look at this overview of federal and local EV policies that fleet managers should know about on their path to electrification.

Read More
07/21/2021

What you need to know about electrification licenses and permits as an electrical contractor

4 MIN. READ

Equipped with an understanding of green licenses and permits, you can open your business to contracts in various niches. This includes at-home EV charger station installations.

Read More
07/13/2021

EV Charging Installation 101 - What electrical contractors should know

6 MIN. READ

As electric vehicles (EVs) grow in popularity and entire commercial fleets adopt them, electrical contractors are looking to offer solutions for this new customer base.

Read More
07/06/2021

Ways to Overcome the Challenges of Fleet Electrification While Upgrading Your Distributed Fleet to EV

6 MIN. READ

Fleet electrification is gaining popularity as new energy efficiency initiatives are rolling out. But so far it hasn't been an easy or streamlined process.

Read More
06/30/2021

Finding New Roles for Electrical Contractors in Emerging Green Energy

5 MIN. READ

Like a massive destructive wave, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe full force in 2020 but the demand for electrical contractors remains strong, and new opportunities are plentiful.

Read More
06/01/2021

When Are the EVs Coming?

6 MIN. READ

While the EV market has been growing for years, 2021 is poised to be the year where electric vehicles become mainstream.

Read More
05/03/2021

This Unique Contractor Scoring System Selects the Best EV Charging Station Installers

5 MIN. READ

The ABC’s of EV charging stations and installation options.

Read More
05/03/2021

GM Makes a Big Step Toward Electrification

5 MIN. READ

General Motors announced their plans to put “Everybody In” an electric vehicle with the introduction of Ultium Charge 360.

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07/30/2019

A Harvard Business Publishing Case Study: Qmerit and Schneider Electric Partner to Increase Innovation

5 MIN. READ

Schneider and Qmerit's joint venture was so successful for both companies that Qmerit received a particular call-out in a case study about Schneider Electric published in the Harvard Business School Review.

Read More
05/10/2019

Top 5 Takeaways From the NYC Formula E Race

3 MIN. READ

As the dominoes continue to fall in favor of Electric Vehicle advancement, we can see from a business standpoint that we should keep a close eye on the EV industry.

Read More
09/12/2018

Intro to Level 1 and Level 2 EV Charging at Home

3 MIN. READ

Are you considering switching to an Electric Vehicle?  Ever wondered how you charge an EV at home?

Read More
11/04/2021

Smart Home Trends — An Opportunity for Electrical Businesses

5 MIN. READ

Homeowners are embracing the new paradigm of smart, automated homes. It’s the electrical planner’s job to ensure that houses are connected, which means taking care of much more than what the job has traditionally entailed.

Read More
10/26/2021

Are You Positioned for Growth in Renewable Energy? A Checklist for Electrical Contractors

5 MIN. READ

Savvy electrical contractors are reaping tremendous rewards by expanding their services in the renewable energy field by learning that embracing new technologies such as solar integration with battery storage in renewable energy is a lucrative undertaking.

Read More
10/14/2021

How to Improve Profit Margins as an Electrical Contractor

5 MIN. READ

Electrical contractors are already under pressure due to certain material shortages such as steel and copper, and the trend isn’t looking up. However, there are proven ways to save money on electrical equipment that should help you improve profit margins and stock up before certain supplies become hard to find.

Read More
09/28/2021

5 Ways for Electrical Contractors to Reliably Increase Profit Margins in 2021

5 MIN. READ

2021 has the potential to make or break electrical contractors, given how we’re experiencing both a growth in demand and increasing shortages in electrical supplies and qualified personnel. This is why businesses need to carefully think about their strategy and find reliable ways to increase profit margins in order to come out on top in the next decade. Take a look at a few tips to start you off on the right foot.

Read More
09/09/2021

Train Your Contractors in EVs and Emerging Technologies for More Electrification Jobs

5 MIN. READ

While most electrical contractors are on board with the renewable energy transition, they often don’t know where to start with their workforce.  Help your employees deliver new services and tap into emerging technologies for the growing market of electrification jobs.

Read More
08/31/2021

Helping Your Customers Go Electric: EV Charger Installation Opportunities for Contractors

5 MIN. READ

In a unique situation, all auto companies are starting to embrace electric vehicles (EVs). This presents EV opportunities for electrical contractors, enabling them to find new clients in this emergent market.

Read More
08/10/2021

The Severe Electrician Shortage in America of 2021: Is there an end in sight?

7 MIN. READ

Finding skilled workers remains a challenge for many industries. But what’s behind the shortage, and what’s changed? Here’s an overview of the current state and what you can expect the future to look like.

Read More
08/03/2021

NEMA 14-50 and GFCI Breakers — Connecting EV Charging Stations

4 MIN. READ

Recent amendments to the electrical code increase the need for ground fault protection when using NEMA 14-50 outlets and introduce new complications into the process of installing these outlets.

Read More
07/21/2021

What you need to know about electrification licenses and permits as an electrical contractor

4 MIN. READ

Equipped with an understanding of green licenses and permits, you can open your business to contracts in various niches. This includes at-home EV charger station installations.

Read More
07/13/2021

EV Charging Installation 101 - What electrical contractors should know

6 MIN. READ

As electric vehicles (EVs) grow in popularity and entire commercial fleets adopt them, electrical contractors are looking to offer solutions for this new customer base.

Read More
06/30/2021

Finding New Roles for Electrical Contractors in Emerging Green Energy

5 MIN. READ

Like a massive destructive wave, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe full force in 2020 but the demand for electrical contractors remains strong, and new opportunities are plentiful.

Read More
05/03/2021

This Unique Contractor Scoring System Selects the Best EV Charging Station Installers

5 MIN. READ

The ABC’s of EV charging stations and installation options.

Read More
11/30/2021

Incentives for Electric Vehicle Drivers

4 MIN. READ

Drivers are getting more excited about electric vehicles (EVs) as every major automaker and some new entrants to the arena introduce new EV models. However, the likelihood of a driver becoming an EV owner varies greatly with perceptions of cost differences, charger accessibility and consumer incentives, particularly in the U.S.

Read More
11/23/2021

Electrification Kicks Into High Gear with All-Electric Trains, Boats and More

6 MIN. READ

A massive transformation is taking place in transportation of all kinds as the world seeks to reduce carbon emissions. Spurred on by major innovations in electric motors and batteries, the world is pushing to go all-electric as early as 2030.

Read More
07/30/2019

A Harvard Business Publishing Case Study: Qmerit and Schneider Electric Partner to Increase Innovation

5 MIN. READ

Schneider and Qmerit’s joint venture was so successful for both companies that Qmerit received a particular call-out in a case study about Schneider Electric published in the Harvard Business School Review.

Read More
11/18/2021

Bidirectional At-Home EV Charging Drives Long-Term Value for Commercial Fleets

4 MIN. READ

For fleet managers, electrification requires careful consideration of costs and value. One thing to consider is the value you can create with the electric grid itself. With innovations like bidirectional charging, an EV charging infrastructure can unlock value in more ways than one. Here’s what you need to know about asset management and electrification.

Read More
11/11/2021

Why You Should Switch to an Electric Vehicle: Incentives for EV Drivers

4 MIN. READ

Drivers are getting more excited about electric vehicles (EVs) as every major automaker and some new entrants to the arena introduce new EV models. However, the likelihood of a driver becoming an EV owner varies greatly with perceptions of cost differences, charger accessibility and consumer incentives, particularly in the U.S.

Read More
08/31/2021

Helping Your Customers Go Electric: EV Charger Installation Opportunities for Contractors

5 MIN. READ

In a unique situation, all auto companies are starting to embrace electric vehicles (EVs). This presents EV opportunities for electrical contractors, enabling them to find new clients in this emergent market.

Read More
08/17/2021

How to Become an Electrification Leader in Your Local Market

6 MIN. READ

Take the right steps in adapting your electrical company to lead the change in your local market, before everyone else catches up.

Read More
08/03/2021

NEMA 14-50 and GFCI Breakers — Connecting EV Charging Stations

4 MIN. READ

Recent amendments to the electrical code increase the need for ground fault protection when using NEMA 14-50 outlets and introduce new complications into the process of installing these outlets.

Read More
07/13/2021

EV Charging Installation 101 - What electrical contractors should know

6 MIN. READ

As electric vehicles (EVs) grow in popularity and entire commercial fleets adopt them, electrical contractors are looking to offer solutions for this new customer base.

Read More
06/01/2021

When Are the EVs Coming?

6 MIN. READ

While the EV market has been growing for years, 2021 is poised to be the year where electric vehicles become mainstream.

Read More
09/12/2018

Intro to Level 1 and Level 2 EV Charging at Home

3 MIN. READ

Are you considering switching to an Electric Vehicle?  Ever wondered how you charge an EV at home?

Read More
05/03/2021

This Unique Contractor Scoring System Selects the Best EV Charging Station Installers

5 MIN. READ

The ABC’s of EV charging stations and installation options.

Read More
05/10/2019

Top 5 Takeaways From the NYC Formula E Race

3 MIN. READ

As the dominoes continue to fall in favor of Electric Vehicle advancement, we can see from a business standpoint that we should keep a close eye on the EV industry.

Read More
11/18/2021

Bidirectional At-Home EV Charging Drives Long-Term Value for Commercial Fleets

4 MIN. READ

For fleet managers, electrification requires careful consideration of costs and value. One thing to consider is the value you can create with the electric grid itself. With innovations like bidirectional charging, an EV charging infrastructure can unlock value in more ways than one. Here’s what you need to know about asset management and electrification.

Read More
10/21/2021

Why EV Fleets Adopt Overnight At Home Charging for Drivers

4 MIN. READ

A recent J.D. Power study showed that while the bulk of electric vehicle (EV) drivers will likely rely on home charging for the majority of their miles, they do not know it yet. Recent trends in electrification show a strong push for overnight at home charging.

Read More
10/05/2021

Fleet Managers - Which EV Charging Strategy Is Right for You?

5 MIN. READ

Electrifying your fleet requires a sound EV charging strategy. Cost, time and convenience are important considerations for building a fleet that is ready to hit the road every morning with a full charge. There are different options to explore, including public EV charging stations and investing in your own infrastructure.

Read More
09/21/2021

Why At-Home EV Charging Is a Gamechanger for Business Fleet Vehicles

6 MIN. READ

As the benefits of transitioning your company’s fleet vehicles to electric continue to grow, making sure that your employees don’t have to spend all day at a charging station is crucial. At-home EV charging enhances productivity throughout the day, and with the right strategy, you can guarantee that all employees start their day fully charged.

Read More
09/14/2021

How Qmerit Helps Home Based Fleet Managers Take Control of EV Charger Installations

3 MIN. READ

While the EV fleet transformation has been limited to larger vehicles, the electrification of light fleet vehicles is catching up as EV charger installations at home allow drivers to wake up to a full battery and hit the road without heading to a centralized facility first.

Read More
09/07/2021

Handling EV Driver Reimbursements With At-Home EV Fleets

5 MIN. READ

Over the past decades, we have gotten used to gas station cards, mileage allowances and similar solutions for driver reimbursement. But now how do we handle EV driver reimbursements?

Read More
08/24/2021

EV ROI Considerations for Distributed At-Home Fleets

6 MIN. READ

Affordable emission-free electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer a sci-fi prospect. Fleet managers across the nation are experimenting with different ways to introduce EVs into their businesses.

Read More
07/28/2021

Trends in EV Policies and Regulations That At-Home Fleet Managers Should Know About

5 MIN. READ

Take a look at this overview of federal and local EV policies that fleet managers should know about on their path to electrification.

Read More
07/06/2021

Ways to Overcome the Challenges of Fleet Electrification While Upgrading Your Distributed Fleet to EV

6 MIN. READ

Fleet electrification is gaining popularity as new energy efficiency initiatives are rolling out. But so far it hasn’t been an easy or streamlined process.

Read More