Denver Submetering & Utility Billing Services

Customer satisfaction for over 33 years 

Founded in 1983, Guardian provides a full-suite of utility cost recovery services including submeter system-design, submeter installation services, submeter data acquisition, utility billing, collections and utility management - all backed by a 33 year commitment to superior customer service. We work directly with our customers to increase net operating income, improve property valuation and promote water and energy conservation.

Guardian offers submetering solutions for owners and managers of apartments, condominiums, offices, retail stores, manufactured housing, marinas and other multi-unit buildings. Our first priority is to efficiently recover utility costs through the application of submetering measurement technologies. Guardian technologies are supported by an in-house staff of programmers and web application engineers.   We work directly with our customers to increase net operating income, improve property valuation and promote water and energy conservation. 

Colorado Submetering Legal Environment

Water Submetering: Required on New Construction 

Gas Submetering: Allowed

Electric Submetering: Allowed

Ratio Utility Billing (RUBS): Allowed

Notes:  City of Denver Ordinance NO. 576 is amends the Denver modifications to the International Plumbing Code to require submeters in all new construction buildings. Section 401.3.2 (Metering) of the Denver modifications to the International Plumbing Code, Section 401.3.2 states: "In all new construction of buildings containing multiple unit dwellings, each individual unit which has a single source of water shall be metered in such a way that all water used by said dwelling unit can be recorded. The maintenance, repair and reading of said meters shall be the responsibility of the owner of the metered property. Each building that houses multiple dwelling units shall have one meter that will record all water usage for the entire building. Only that building meter will be read and billed by Denver Water."

Local Utility Provider

Denver Water
1600 W 12th Ave
Denver, CO 80204

(303) 893-2444

Local Apartment Association

Apt Assc of Metro Denver

7100 E Belleview Ave

Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(303) 329-3300