According to the U.S. Department of Energy, a utility audit is a formal review of a house’s energy use that provides recommendations for energy-efficiency measures such as weather-striping, caulking and insulation. But a different type of utility audit examines your utility use and whether you are being overcharged for your utilities. The first question to ask yourself is: Are you paying too much for utilities?
Reclaim Your Association’s Past Paid Utility Dollars!Ever hear of spending the same dollar twice? How would you like to go back in time, get hold of the money your association already spent and spend it again this year?Hundreds of associations on the West Coast are doing it!
Believe it or not, the vast majority of associations and businesses pay their utility bills largely by guesswork. Since these services are essential to operations, most people pay the utility bills without question. In so doing, you are probably paying considerably more than you should!
Board members and homeowners look to community managers for professional guidance on managing their associations for long-term sustainability and sound economic advice. As October, 2016 approaches, it is budget review and approval time for most businesses and associations.