EV-ready garage a standard feature for DC-based builder

Capital City Builders, a builder of luxury homes in the Northern Virginia area, has announced its new EV-Ready Garage initiative, making the installation of a 240-Volt power outlet in the garage standard in all its homes.

Managing Partner Ali Khazai believes that the close-in suburbs of the nation’s capital are ideally suited for electric commuting, and expects consumer demand for high-voltage plugs in the garage to skyrocket in the next year. “As a small family owned business I remember when my father first made air conditioning a standard feature,” said Khazai. “Several years ago we made Cat6 a standard feature for data and voice and now we are adding these 240-volt outlets in the garage. It may be viewed as crazy now but in a few years it will be as standard as the garbage disposal.”

Capital City’s latest showcase home features the EV-Ready Garage, with two separate meters provided by Dominion Virginia Power.  The second meter services the garage at a discounted rate provided by the power company.

Source: Capital City Builders