Who Are We?

DA Metering was formed as a Specific Energy Management and Savings consultancy.

Apart from having an outstanding track record in the industry, the Company has developed specialist programs and unique products, to allow complete solutions to all energy management problems.

By and large, we are involved with mainly corporate clients, to enable us to place emphasis on quality above quantity. DA Metering staff base consists of a dedicated team of technicians, engineers and administrative staff. DA Metering is able to offer a service over and above expectations in the field of energy management, electricity and water recovery.

We gain solid knowledge of the sites we serve, which enables us to have a well-rounded approach to recovering electricity and water, and an ability to be of service to the Centre and Portfolio Manager. Apart from offering reports, advice, dealing with tenants and the Council, we also work closely with our clients to maximize your savings.

What Do We Do?

DA Metering is fully rounded in all aspects of energy management.

Our Company offers a comprehensive service from:
• Meter Reading and Billing Function
• Meter Installations and Replacements
• Utility Auditing
• Power Factor Correction
• Tariff Studies

17 years experience in energy management and in metering

DA Metering has over 17 years experience in energy management and in metering. Therefore in appointing DA Metering you not only get the billing service, entailing meter reading, tariff application and billing documents, but a full range of energy management services.

The Tariff Specialist

We will manage the system from meter reading, billing, verifying municipal accounts, meter installations, meter verification, remote metering access where needed, energy conserving programs implemented and managed, tenant queries, tariff structures and power factor control. This list is not complete, but the idea is that we manage the complete electrical system to ensure 100% recovery of energy and at least 100% recovery of the electrical utility cost. We will investigate and make recommendations to minimize the utility cost and maximize the utility income, operating strictly within the parameters of legal obligation as reseller of electricity.

Products and Services

Services offered

Utility Management: We work from the ground up and we are able to offer a number of services from Meter Reading to Energy Consulting. Although we prefer to do the meter reading ourselves, the emphasis of our business is on minimizing the loss in electricity and water for clients, bearing in mind that we scrutinize the Council\supply authority charges at the same time. Further to the above, our monthly services include the following :

• DA Metering reads all of the meters regularly each month, on the same date, where possible.
• DA Metering then prepares a schedule / return for your accounts department, along with tenant metering slips where necessary, with all electronic data on e-mail ready for direct import onto your system.
• A copy of the return is also sent to the relevant Centre / Property / Portfolio Manager.
• DA Metering then simultaneously checks Council accounts and establishes the correctness of these.
• A report is furnished with the current income and expenditure listed and tabled for monthly discussion.
• Metering, substations and switch rooms of buildings are visually checked each month for any signs of tampering or defects.
• Tenant queries regarding water and electricity charges can be dealt with and resolved directly via our ‘Help Desk’. Our system allows us to call up histories and averages on all tenants and meters.

Power factor: installations, maintenance, servicing and repairs

Meter Installations & Replacements: DA Metering installs and replaces almost any type of static or remote meter to suit our client’s needs. This is done as and when required.

Tarriff Studies: The by-laws state that the tenant must receive the exact same tariff structure from the landlord/owner of the utility account as the one he/she would have had, if supplied directly from the local supply authority. The tariff structure must also be applied correctly to avoid credits, disputes and ultimately loss of income.

Utility Auditing: Helping our clients understand their electricity usage and thereby saving them money is our business. Our first step in doing so is studying our clients’ premises and electricity usage habits. We conduct a detailed audit on our clients’ operations including electricity and water meters, making special notes of key areas where money is being lost and efficient energy management can be implemented. We then meet with our clients and supply them with a report that gives them a better understanding of their energy consumption. We also provide recommendations and an energy management plan tailored to our clients’ needs.

Power factor correction

Power Factor Correction is an electrical device that prevents the wastage of excess power.

All Large power users (LPU’s) should have Power Factor Correction units installed and maintained. This includes factories, shopping malls, large retail stores and business parks.

Power Factor Correction is an essential tool for Large Power Users in saving energy and money by lessening the kVa usage, resulting in substantial savings on a monthly basis.

Power Factor Correction is also vital in reducing the load capacity on a supply


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