Clean Water But Old Pipes: Identifying Canada’s Hidden Lead Problem

Across Canada, lead levels in tapwater have been found to exceed the recommended amount suitable for drinking use. Installing an NSF-regulated water meter can help identify toxins like lead as well as ensuring safe and clean water use in both the home and the workplace.   A recent study conducted by Canadian universities and media […]

Are New Condos Energy Efficient?

A report in BC found that new construction high-rise condos can use more than 4 times the power usage as compared to older buildings, leading them to be less energy efficient. Installing automated HVAC systems and an intelligent energy reporting platform can help.   While developers tout the energy efficiencies that are found in each […]

Senate Bill 7: Water Meters Required for Multi-Family Residential

Senate Bill 7 (SB-7) in California required every tenant within a multi-unit property to have their own water submeter, and that landlords be required to bill residents for the amount of water they use. Trust QMC for your hardware, software, and technical needs. SB-7 requires owners of new multi-unit residential properties built after January 1 […]

June 2019: Benchmarking Required For Multi-Family Buildings in California

California’s Building Energy Benchmarking Program is in full effect for buildings over 50,000 square feet. Starting June 1st, 2019, Assembly Bill (AB) 802 will require smaller commercial and multi-family properties to also submit building data for benchmarking. Stay proactive and benchmark your building now with QMC’s energy benchmarking solution.   Interesting tidbit: Electrical energy is […]

Perfect EV Charging Solution for Multi-Residential: Smart Metering

Electric vehicle purchases have been on the rise. As consumers move toward EV vehicles, more charging infrastructure will be necessary to satisfy demand. Provide what your tenants need while also recovering utility cost: Install a Measurement Canada-approved electrical metering system today to start EV Charging Metering. The Globe and Mail recently published an article about […]