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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.
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 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 ...
Where structurally practical and economically feasible, submetering is the preferred method of utility cost allocation.
UMCA Fall Meeting Dates Announced Read full article
As you know, there was a recent Board seat vacancy. We thank everyone who participated and voted through our email ballot election. Read full article
The UMCA’s Government Affairs Committee has formed with the mission of advocating the interests of the submetering and allocation industry through pro-active relationship building and legislative and regulatory initiatives, and reactive lobbying efforts as issues arise. Read full article
As you may know, the Association has been working with UMCA representatives to introduce a bill that would allow owners to recover their utility costs and billing fees while still protecting residents from unreasonable or inflated utility charges Read full article