Earth Day 2020: Efficiency Opportunity

Earth Day was a concept created by Senator Gaylord Nelson with help from Denis Hayes in 1969 in the United States, and through time the movement gained international acclaim, with over “1 billion individuals mobilized for action every Earth Day”. The main concept was simple: to drive transformative change for people and planet.   Earth […]

New York Leading Building Efficiency Initiatives

New York State has big plans for improving building efficiency to reduce energy consumption. Submetering can help.   Recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that an additional 2 billion dollars will be available for both businesses and residents to invest in energy savings in the heating and cooling space. This is an ambitious project that […]

Thermal Meter Regulation Warming Up in Canada

Measurement Canada-approved thermal meter regulations are coming. Canadian developers and property managers need to begin looking for thermal meters that can pass stringent type approval or risk replacing them later. Trust QMC to help.   As the date nears for industry regulations for thermal meters, it’s no wonder that the popularity of regulation-approved thermal meters […]

Rental Building Expenses Far Exceed Rent Increases

By submetering tenants and removing utility costs from total rent costs, building owners and operators can mitigate and better manage their total operating expenses. LandlordBC recently published an eye opening article detailing the struggles of purpose built rental buildings in Vancouver. The article found that even for buildings raising rent every year at the maximum rent […]

Why You Should Submeter 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 […]