Per Person Water Consumption
277 Million BTUs
Multifamily Utility Company is a national submetering and billing company that provides utility submetering solutions throughout the USA. At Multifamily Utility we specialize in the submetering and allocation of water, gas and electric utilities. We have a team of highly trained technicians who can design and install submetering systems for various property types including but not limited to student housing, condominiums, marinas, apartment buildings and new construction. Submetering is just one of the many services we offer property owners, managers and developers. Other services we offer include Submetering Design, Installation, Maintenance & Ongoing Service, Utility Expense Management, Customized Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS), Billing & Collections and Meter Maintenance & Compliance. Once your new submetering system has been installed our team of technicians will monitor and maintain it for as long as it is in use. Our technicians will also work with your on site maintenance team to quickly address any issues that may arise. By quickly dealing with common issues you will be able to better serve your tenants and save money in the process. At Multifamily Utility we have a friendly, bilingual customer service team. All tenants, property owners, property managers and property developers can contact us at anytime to get the help they need. We will track all inquires to ensure we respond to and resolve all issues in a timely and professional manner. By offering a wide range of products and services in utility submetering, utility management and utility conservation, we are able to provide all of our clients with results that endure. There are several regulations pertaining to submetering in Virginia as well as RUBS billing in Virginia. Request a quote, or call us today at 800.266.0968 to get more information on what we can do for you and your property!
Virginia Legal Info
The owners of multifamily dwellings could install submetering equipment or use master metering (RUBS) to allocate the cost of utilities to the residents and charge them additional administration fees for collection and processing of the payments. The terms of the agreement has to be clearly stated in the rental contract or lease agreement. There is a cap on late fees that may be charged. The companies engaged in installing the metering equipment have to be certified by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.
Billing Service Providers are required to apply and be approved for licenses from a regulatory agency prior to starting the servicing of the client’s billing accounts. This requirement applies to several different areas of the USA. The license has to remain current and valid while doing business in these regions. The information on this page is deemed to be accurate but updates may occur at any time. Please Contact Multifamily Utility Company with your specific questions about your area of service.
According to section 55-226.2 of the Code of Virginia, energy submetering equipment, energy allocation equipment, water and sewer submetering equipment, or a ratio utility billing system may be used in a commercial or residential building, manufactured home park, or campground if clearly stated in the rental agreement or lease for the leased premises or dwelling unit. All energy submetering equipment and energy allocation equipment shall meet the requirements and standards established and enforced by the State Corporation Commission. If energy submetering equipment, water and sewer submetering equipment, or energy allocation equipment is used in any building, manufactured home park, or campground, the owner, manager, or operator of the building, manufactured home park, or campground shall bill the tenant for electricity, natural gas or water and sewer for the same billing period as the utility serving the building or campground, unless the rental agreement or lease expressly provides otherwise. At Multifamily Utility we work closely with all local, state and national agencies to ensure every meter we install is compliant with the laws set forth by the Virginia State Corporation Commission. As a leading utility submetering and billing company we have access to some of the best submetering equipment on the market. We also work with some of the top manufactures in the industry which makes it possible for us to design submetering systems for any situation. Some of the manufactures we work with includes American Meter, Master Meter, Norgas, IMS, Elster, Wellspring and Neptune just to name a few. Some of the advantages to using a submetering system include fewer operational expense, less administrative work, better leak detection, improved property value and conservation.
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