Healthcare’s David Magner Discusses Electric Vehicle Charging Station Fire Prevention

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that approximately 3 million Americans drive electric vehicles, and so, with a rising number of EVs on the road, there is also a growing need for charging stations at facilities and in parking garages across the nation – including healthcare facilities. In his recent article for Medical Construction & Design, Gresham Smith Healthcare Project Executive David A. Magner, AIA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED AP, explores various safety practices to prevent fires in parking structures, along with the unique considerations and challenges of those at healthcare facilities. Read his article, entitled “Mitigating EV Charging Station Fire Risk Through Healthcare Parking Structure Design,” online here.