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Why You Should Sub-meter in Alberta and BC: 3 Facts

It’s no secret that the world is changing rapidly: From 100 year storms occurring every 30 years now to an increase in drought risk in more areas, climate change can be felt in all parts of the world. This increases the price of overall utilities. A big issue in Canada, specifically British Columbia (BC) and […]

M-Bus versus Pulse for water and thermal metering

Understand the benefits of M-Bus meters over Pulse for your water and thermal metering projects.  Choosing M-Bus meters early in the design phase for your multi-residential, institutional or commercial metering projects can save headaches (and risk) down the road. Create greater value and less work: M-Bus delivers savings:  90% reduction in commissioning time and a […]

Preparing for thermal energy meter regulations in Canada

Thermal Energy Meter Regulations coming from Measurement Canada A recent article on upcoming regulations to thermal energy metering echos our recommendations for being prepared. Property owners and developers are responsible: “To protect yourself, be sure to ask your sub-metering provider what they’re doing to ensure their meters and practices will meet or exceed standards laid […]

Measurement Canada and the regulation of thermal energy meters

  Regulation is coming to the Canadian thermal metering market. Measurement Canada is moving forward with industry regulations and meter type approval. QMC is applying to Measurement Canada to participate in the pilot program including the provision of initial inspection service of thermal meters. This builds upon our expertise with the electrical metering inspection program and installation verification services. […]

Best practices: Heating / cooling with thermal energy

Developers looking to benefit from thermal energy submetering in their multi-residential or mixed-use buildings will want to ensure they are following best practices to enable cost recovery through tenant billing.  Heating and cooling with thermal energy is clean and cost effective but it requires specialized metering to accurately measure the energy consumed. Because the metering of thermal […]