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Master metered

When a single meter measures utility usage for an entire property, or an entire building, which usually includes the common areas.


A device that measures utility usage.

Meter register

Mechanical device that uses a system of gear reductions to integrate the rotation of the moving element of a meter’s metering chamber into numerical units


Meter Interface Unit. A device that translates meter data prior to transmission to a receiver. Also known as a Telemetry Interface Unit.