Benefits of Submetering Your Property
While there are data proven benefits to submetering apartments communities, submetering can really benefit any multi-tenant location when there is a need to record and measure utility consumption for more than one place.
Install a Submetering System
If you go to an all you can eat buffet, you tend to load your plate up with as much food as possible, even if you aren't going to eat it all. This way, you get the most bang for your buck. The same thing happens when residents don't pay for their actual utility consumption. Showers and sinks seem to be left running longer and lights and TV's tend to stay on when no one is using them. Without anyone holding residents accountable for their energy consumption, there’s no reason for the users to go out of their way to make the effort to cut down on their utility usage. Installing a submetering system will provide that sense of accountability with a controlled measuring system. Tenants will in return become more aware of their utility sage now that they will be accurately paying for what they use.
You should be using submeters at your property, if you are not you are missing out on a host of great benefits and improvements for your community. Contact Byram Labs to get started with your own submetering system and start improving costs and energy consumption at your property today!