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The Advantages of Smart EV Charging Metering in the Digital Age

The commercial real estate sector is witnessing a significant surge in the integration of smart electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, marking a transformative shift toward sustainability and technological advancement. The growth of electric vehicles on ... Read more

Unveiling Cutting-Edge Submetering Solutions at The Buildings Show

As one of the leading submetering companies operating in North America, we are thrilled to share our latest innovations at The Buildings Show. This annual event is a cornerstone for property managers and other industry ... Read more

Understanding the ASHRAE 90.1 Standard for Commercial Buildings

As societies grapple with the escalating challenges of climate change and resource depletion, energy efficiency has become a paramount consideration, prompting the establishment of strict energy code standards for commercial buildings. These codes serve as ... Read more

Confronting drought in British Columbia: The role of water metering in conservation

British Columbia, known for its lush landscapes and pristine wilderness, is facing a severe drought crisis, one that is unlike any previous one in the province’s history. Climate change and irregular weather patterns have intensified ... Read more

Driving Green Change: The Success of the CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate Program

In a significant stride toward a greener and more affordable future for British Columbians, the CleanBC Go Electric Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger Rebate Program has been a great success. As of October 24, 2023, the ... Read more

Unlocking Energy Saving Opportunities within the Retail Industry

The retail sector is regarded as a very energy-intensive industry, consuming approximately $21 billion worth of energy annually, making finding ways to trim costs while enhancing the customer experience a constant pursuit. One often overlooked ... Read more

QMC Continues to Soar: Ranked 43rd on BIV’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies List for 2023

We are honored to be recognized as a leading provider of submetering services and integrated solutions by Business in Vancouver once again. This marks the fourth consecutive year that QMC has earned a spot on ... Read more

New Pilot Program Offers Funding To Retrofit Rental Buildings

What Is The Rental Apartment Retrofit Accelerator Program? The City of Vancouver has launched the Rental Apartment Retrofit Accelerator (RARA) program, partnering with CleanBC and BCHydro, to reduce existing rental buildings’ impact on the environment. ... Read more

A Commercial Property Owner’s Guide To Understanding Revenue Metering vs. Check Metering

With mounting public pressure to curb carbon emissions and rising energy costs, the drive for improved energy efficiency is gaining momentum. To foster sustainable energy management initiatives, commercial submetering plays a pivotal role, serving as ... Read more

Wireless Socket Meters Versus Standard Socket Meters: Which Should You Choose?

It’s a common saying that knowledge is power, but knowledge about power is extremely valuable for electric utilities on commercial properties. Over the past decade, submetering has exploded in popularity thanks to recent advances in technology, combined ... Read more

Prevent Tenant Disputes With Certified Meters

Metering Accuracy Is Crucial Accuracy is crucial when it comes to tracking your electrical bill, especially as Canadian government restrictions and standards are constantly being updated and improved. Since 2019, the Canadian government has made ... Read more

3 Reasons Cellular Electricity Meters Will Save You Money

The Future Of Electrical Metering In the commercial and mobile home metering, outdated glass socket meters and basic digital meters have long plagued customers with inaccurate readings, poor automation capabilities, and potential compliance issues. Introducing ... Read more

RETScreen And Its Application In Commercial Buildings

Across the globe, many businesses and industries are setting goals to reduce their carbon footprint as the issue of energy reduction and global warming impacts every aspect of society – including the built environment. Utilizing ... Read more

ASHRAE’s New Environmental Standards Continue The Push Towards Net Zero

ASHRAE Standard 228 Standard 228-2023 is ASHRAE’s newest set of environmental standards used to evaluate individual or groups of buildings abilities to meet Net Zero Carbon and Energy standards during building operations. This set of ... Read more

Leak Detection Saves Vermont Millions

Trouble in Mount Pleasant 2023 started with two very different stories regarding leak detection. In January, the Mount Pleasant school in Washington was forced to close for over four days due to a leak that ... Read more

LoRaWAN: Efficient Wireless Water Metering Solutions For Distributed Networks

Wireless water metering is transforming the way buildings, institutions, or industrial facilities are able to effectively monitor and record water use. However, these meters are an untapped resource for recreational facilities. Wireless water meters are extremely ... Read more

Mobile Home Prices Continue To Rise In Las Vegas

Mobile home prices are rising in Las Vegas with no signs of slowing down.  Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Las Vegas housing market has been rapidly growing. With new buyers flooding the market ... Read more

Strategic Energy Data Management In Buildings

As society strides towards a net zero future, there are many critical factors to consider in successfully achieving that goal, one of which is energy management. The various strategies, benefits, and challenges were discussed in ... Read more

Incorporating Adaptive Reuse For Increased Sustainability And Energy Efficiency In Commercial Buildings

The built environment is continually evolving to incorporate methods that promote energy efficiency and sustainability practices. In this case, newer isn’t always better. As more property managers and owners strive towards meeting net zero and ... Read more

Toronto’s Ambitious Net Zero Strategy

Toronto may reach net zero by 2040. As federal mandates look out to the horizon to achieve net zero by 2050, Toronto is poised to reach net zero 10 years earlier. Their Net Zero Strategy ... Read more

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