Metering Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency, Release 3.0 (PNNL 23892)  


The purpose of this guide is to provide information on effective energy and water metering strategies, relevant metering technologies and communications, how to collect and use metered data, and how to develop a metering plan. This guide is designed to serve as a resource for facility, energy, and water management and technical staff. It does not try to represent the universe of metering-related material. Rather, it attempts to:

  • Provide background information on why metering is important;
  • Provide guidance on the structure of an effective metering program;
  • Provide information on metering and communications technologies and;
  • Highlight common uses of metered data.