The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Submetering in Your Building

DO: Embrace Transparency

At FlowRite Metering, we champion the principle of transparency in utility management. We encourage property owners and tenants alike to embrace submetering systems that offer detailed, real-time data on utility consumption. Transparency fosters informed decision-making, encourages conservation, and supports the cultivation of a sustainable living environment.

DO: Leverage Technology

Real-Time Data Utilization

With advancements in technology, modern submetering systems provide real-time data on utility usage. This immediate access to data enables both property owners and tenants to monitor and manage utility consumption effectively, identifying patterns and making informed decisions to enhance efficiency.

Integration with Smart Home Systems

Submetering systems integrate seamlessly with smart home technologies. These synergies facilitate automated and optimized utility management, where data-driven insights inform the operation of home appliances, heating, and cooling systems, ensuring energy efficiency and cost savings.

DON’T: Overlook Data Security

Prioritize Data Protection

While data accessibility is crucial, it’s paramount to ensure that the data is secure. At FlowRite Metering, our submetering solutions are engineered with robust security protocols to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of user data.

Consent and Privacy Regulations

We adhere to stringent privacy regulations, ensuring that tenant consent is obtained, and data privacy rights are respected. Our systems and processes are aligned with legal requirements, offering tenants and property owners confidence in the security of their data.

DO: Engage in Energy Conservation Initiatives

Implement Energy-Saving Measures

The detailed insights provided by submetering allow tenants to implement targeted energy-saving measures. Identifying high consumption periods and appliances enables the formulation of strategies to reduce energy usage and costs.

Community Engagement

We foster a community approach to energy conservation. Collective efforts and shared insights amplify the impact of conservation initiatives, leading to significant reductions in energy consumption and enhanced sustainability within the building.

DON’T: Neglect Maintenance

Routine System Checks

Submetering systems, like any other technology, require regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance. Property owners should schedule routine checks and maintenance to uphold the efficiency and accuracy of the system.

Address Anomalies Promptly

Any anomalies in data or system performance should be addressed promptly. Timely interventions mitigate potential issues, ensuring that the submetering system continues to offer precise, reliable data for informed utility management.

DO: Provide Educational Resources

Empower with Knowledge

FlowRite Metering is committed to empowering tenants with the knowledge to optimize their utility consumption. We provide educational resources, workshops, and tools to enhance understanding, enabling tenants to make informed decisions and embrace energy-efficient practices.

Customized Insights

Our approach is tailored, offering customized insights based on individual consumption patterns. This personalized touch ensures that conservation strategies are practical, achievable, and effective in reducing utility costs and enhancing efficiency.

DON’T: Ignore Tenant Feedback

Encourage Open Communication

Tenant feedback is invaluable in enhancing the effectiveness of submetering systems. We encourage an open communication channel where tenants can share their experiences, insights, and suggestions to improve the system’s performance and user experience.

Iterative Improvements

We are committed to continuous improvement. Every piece of feedback is analyzed and utilized to inform iterative enhancements of our submetering solutions, ensuring they align with user needs, expectations, and the evolving utility management landscape.


FlowRite Metering stands at the confluence of technology, efficiency, and sustainability. Our submetering solutions are meticulously engineered to offer precision, transparency, and security. Tenants and property owners are not just equipped with real-time data but are empowered with tools, resources, and insights to transform this data into actionable strategies for utility conservation.

In the world of FlowRite Metering, submetering transcends conventional utility management to become a strategic asset, a catalyst for informed decision-making, and a cornerstone for sustainable living. Every kilowatt-hour of electricity, every gallon of water, and every cubic foot of gas is accounted for, monitored, and managed with precision. Utility consumption, cost savings, and sustainability are harmoniously aligned, ushering in an era where buildings are not just habitats but are ecosystems of efficiency, conservation, and cost-effectiveness.