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Submetering & Utility Billing Services Since 1983

February 24, 2019

On October 20, 2013, The Columbus Dispatch published the first of a series of front-page investigative reports about the billing practices of two Central Ohio third-party utility resellers. Among other things, the articles found...

February 24, 2019

Washington Submetering Regulations


Gas and electric submetering in the State of Washington is regulated by the Washington Public Utility and Transportation Commission. Several local jurisdictions have also enacted regulations go...

January 19, 2019

Michigan Submetering Regulations

With the exception of natural gas, there are no statewide rules or regulations governing the practice of utility submetering or allocation in Michigan.  However, local jurisdictions may have enact...

January 10, 2019

Texas Submetering Regulations

Submetering in Texas is regulated by the Texas Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Unique among states with submetering regulations, Texas limits billing fees to 9 percent of the resident utility char...

January 2, 2019

Columbus, Ohio January 2, 2019 – Guardian Water & Power, a Columbus-
based provider of utility submetering and cost recovery services, announced today that it has appointed Tricia Ricchino as Director of Human Resources....

December 15, 2018

Apartment hunting in Columbus, Ohio? Some Columbus apartment communities use third-party resellers who mark-up resident utility charges above actual costs.  Get the facts before you select a new apartment:

Fact 1

A Columbus D...

December 8, 2018

Submetering in North Carolina is regulated by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). The commission has established a comprehensive regulatory framework.  Key elements of North Carolina’s submetering and utility billing...

November 3, 2018

In a previous posting, we presented an overview of California submetering legislation, specifically, California Senate Bill 7.  In this week’s installment, we will look at some important details of the legislation. 

SB 7, wh...

October 23, 2018

RealPage is a leading supplier of property management software used in multifamily housing communities throughout the United States.  Founded in 1998, the company has evolved from a provider of on-premises property management so...

October 11, 2018

California Senate Bill 7 took effect earlier this year. The bill encourages water
conservation in the state’s nearly 4.0 million multifamily residential housing units.
Among other things, the bill requires meters or submeters to...

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