thermal meters

Otherwise known as BTU meters, thermal energy meters are used to measure energy from hydronic-based heating and cooling systems.

Thermal meters can be used for multi-tenant residential applications or the monitoring of central plant systems.

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why do people buy thermal meters?

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long term financial stability

Monitor efficiency of heating and cooling plant

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profitability

Effectively allocate heating and cooling costs

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environmental considerations

Reduce energy use

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rate stabilization for customers

Inform building operators and tenants

understanding thermal metering

Thermal energy metering has been utilized in Europe for decades, but has only recently become prevalent in Canada. Measurement Canada has recently begun regulating thermal meters for the Canadian market.

QMC is the first and only nationally approved thermal meter distributor for the Canadian market. We can expertly provide your project with quality thermal meters to meet these standards. 

We are also an accredited testing and verification service provider. Our in-house testing lab ensures transparency, and that our customers, receive prompt and quality service.

read our white paper

Download our white paper to understand current regulations and best practices for the Canadian marketplace. Our thermal white paper provides a complete overview of what you need to know about thermal energy metering today.

Download our pdf

Download our PDF on how thermal meters measure the energy used to heat or cool a room. Thermal meters perform this task by measuring the temperature of a flowing gas or liquid before and after it enters a space.

Our list of thermal meter manufacturers

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GWF Messsysteme AG

QMC utilizes the GWF line of thermal (BTU) meters for residential, commercial and institutional applications. 

The meters communicate through and are powered over an M-Bus 2-wire network to help:

  • Reduce installation costs
  • Improve meter data integrity
  • Enable an unlimited product lifespan
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GWF

Sierra Instruments

Landis + Gyr

available GWF thermal meters

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Integral-V UltramaXX

  • Ultrasonic Technology
  • No Moving Parts
  • MID EN1434 Approved
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Superstatic 440

  • Measurement Canada Approved
  • Approval No. AV-2458C
  • MID EN1434 Approved