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The UMCA community serves the multifamily and commercial real estate industry specific to resource conservation, metering, and utility management. The overall Mission and utility allocation industry focuses on issues that may affect utility services for customers.

Our members include manufacturers, service providers, property owners, and managers with an interest in promoting a 'Green Lifestyle' of conservation and accountability.

The UMCA focuses specifically on submetering and allocation billing methods in an effort to promote conservation while helping reduce costs through accountability. The UMCA offers members a unique set of membership services that include principles and best practices for managing your metering, conservation, and utility management programs.




Mission Statement

To promote increased conservation and cost management of utilities within the multifamily housing industry. This will be accomplished by educating the industry on best practices, latest technology, and regulations relative to utility cost recovery.

RUBS
Statement

RUBS is an acceptable alternative to submetering when the economic cost of submetering, or the risks associated with installing submeters, outweighs the benefits. When deploying any utility cost recovery methodology, the UMCA supports the ...


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Metering Statement


Where structurally practical and economically feasible, submetering is the preferred method of utility cost allocation.



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Conservation Tips

Water

Water

Simple water conservation tips for every household
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Electricity

Electricity

Conservation tips for both Summer and Winter
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Heating

Heating

(Natural Gas) conservation tips.
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SUBMETERING & UTILITY MANAGEMENT

Water Meters

Water Meters

There are two primary technologies
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Electric Meters

Electric Meters

For retrofit units, a typical electric submetering system
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Gas Meters

Gas Meters

The submetering of gas can take place in a broad
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Wireless AMR Systems

Wireless AMR

Wireless Automated Meter Reading (AMR) systems use
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Latest News

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • Introducing UMCA's Board Members

    At the October 26 and 27, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting and Fall Meeting respectively, new officer roles were selected and a board member selection was voted on by all present members. Read full article

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • 2016 Annual Fall Meeting Highlights

    The UMCA Board would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s meeting in Addison, TX. The event was a huge success! If you were unable to attend, we hope to see you at the 2017 Annual Fall Meeting.Read full article

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • UMCA will be at the NAA Conference

    The UMCA is proud to announce that it will have a booth at the NAA Tradeshow, June 21 – 24, 2017. Read full article

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • OHIO LOBBYING EFFORT

    In a December 7, 2016 decision the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio asserted its regulatory authority over submetering companies that charge high rates for the resale and redistribution of utility service. Read full article

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • MARYLAND LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY

    In 2016 Maryland saw legislative movement to ban RUBS statewide, which was successfully turned back.Read full article

  • 15 Dec
    2016
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATES

    Legislative information regarding the NEW JERSERY and CALIFORNIA LEGISLATION Read full article

Our Board of Directors

Mark Jarman

Chairman
Inovonics, Manufacturer

Jim Nehl

Vice Chairman
Meterlogix, Manufacturer

Joshua McCallum

Secretary
Ocius, Service Provider

Jerry Baker

Treasurer
National Exemption Service, Service Provider

Arthur Blankenship

Director
Argen Billing & Conservation. Service Provider

Franklin Jiron

Director
YES Energy Management, Inc., Service Provider

Ashley Velasquez

Director
Minol USA, Service Provider

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