We're a National Submetering and Billing Company That Produces Utility Solutions

Since 1957, we have continued to learn, grow and instill the very best service models to our customers while seeking to deliver the highest quality service, and exceeding our clients’ expectations. Think Utility Services began in the early 1990s. It’s easy to implement submetering at multifamily buildings and other property types in North Carolina. It was created to address the ever-growing demand for domestic piping replacement caused by failing polybutylene pipes installed in the multi-family marketplace.

Our field experts bring practical as well as technical knowledge and expertise to our submetering program. By installing and servicing our own systems, we meet and exceed the needs of the submetering industry and our Property Owners/Managers.

Since the inception of our Utility Services Department, we have installed over 100,000 meters. We currently read, invoice, and collect monthly on a significant portion of that portfolio.

Submetering Apartments

We've been submetering apartments in North Carolina for years. It’s easy to implement submetering at multifamily buildings and other property types in North Carolina. Think Utility Services has provided water utility service to Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Asheviulle, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, and more. Our submetering process has proven to reduce property consumption 15% – 40% by making tenants responsible for consumption.

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Submetering Condominiums

Think Utility Services offers code-compliant submetering systems for Condominium and Townhome communities. From system design and installation to monthly meter reading and billing and ongoing service we handle everything so you don’t have to! We take care of the submetering system installation, billing solutions, collections, owner and tenant billing. We guarantee the lowest submeter pricing and the fastest lead times in the United States of America.

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Submetering New Developments

Wireless monitoring of each resident’s water usage empowers building owners, new development buildings and managers to bill accurately, and fairly, depending on the residents’ actual consumption. Utilities represent the single largest controllable cost in a rental-housing, new development and commercial properties. Submetering can help decrease utility costs significantly. Submetering offers huge advantages for apartment buildings in any state. Learn more today about submetering your building.

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Quick Fact

In 2007-2008, North Carolina suffered from the worst drought in recorded history. The Drought Management Act was signed into law in July 2008. The law expands the ability of the governor and local communities to respond when drought conditions worsen and encourage greater planning, conservation, and cooperation.

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North Carolina State Submetering Policies

Submetering in North Carolina requires knowledge of the state utility management rules. Although submetering for gas and electric is not regulated, water is. In addition, the resident’s lease must allow for utility billing.


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