Electricity

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Associations: Who Pays the Electricity Bill?

May 5, 2015 |

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Associations:  Who Pays the Electric Bill?   With nearly 100,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in California alone, which is 40 percent of the national PEV market, more and more associations are or will be receiving requests from homeowners for charging stations on the property.   So why should community associations pay … read more

SMART METERS: Are They Really That Smart For You?

Feb 5, 2015 |

In the last several years, smart meters for electricity have been installed to replace the old dial-type electric meters. Touted as the latest and greatest in technology, with customers allowed to access their actual electric consumption on a real-time basis, are they really helping you or are they really helping the utility companies? In our … read more

LOS ANGELES D.W.P. BILLING PROBLEMS….

Feb 2, 2015 |

A RECAP OF 2013 AND 2014   The History Late in 2013, LADWP implemented a new customer billing system that replaced its 40-year old customer billing system. What happened next is, as they say, history…   There were so many billing errors, delayed bills, estimated bills, poor customer service and overall confusion for both customers … read more

Electric Bill Too High? Find a Lower Rate!

Sep 1, 2014 |

Electric Bill Too High? Find a Lower Rate!   You can help your association’s residents reduce their rates — just point them to their utility’s website.   You can help your association’s residents reduce their electricity rate and bill — simply by referring them to the utility company’s website! Nearly every electric utility company has … read more

Pay for Performance Utility Auditing: How It Benefits You

Sep 1, 2014 |

Pay for Performance Utility Auditing: How It Benefits You Do you suspect utility services cost too much — but don’t know what to do about it? Find out for sure with help from a utility audit that costs you nothing out of pocket. If your business or association could recoup hundreds or thousands of dollars … read more