ELECTRIC SUB METERS FOR LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

An efficient way for UK Landlords to manage electricity usage and collect payments from tenants. For LANDLORDS with sub meters, our Help Desk is available 24/7 to assist and advise you. WHOLESALERS can purchase their electric sub meters from us today!

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Metro Prepaid sub meters for landlord electricity are available from leading UK electrical wholesalers.
Metro Prepaid electric sub meters are suitable for a range of residential and commercial Landlords who need to recover electricity usage from tenants. Metro Prepaid electric sub-meters are tamper –resistant, surge resistant, reliable, EU compliant and manufactured for many years of useful life. 

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Install a sub meter

Landlords use their own appointed electrician to install the electric sub meters.
Landlords may install as many electric sub meters per property as the main supply permits.
Electricians must comply with IET wiring codes. The prepayment sub meters are quick to install and easy to operate.

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Using a sub meter

Once installed tenants top up their prepayment meters by purchasing Metro Codes vended by Metro Prepaid across thousands of stores in the UK.
Metro Prepaid accumulates these electricity (Metro Code) payments for any given month, and transfers these funds to the registered Landlord in the first week of the following month. The Landlord uses the funds to service the cost of the main supply (from its Energy Provider)

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Register a sub meter

Registering an electric sub meter is simple.
Basic registration can be done in a few minutes by completing the on-line form below, or telephonically with our 24/7 Help Desk. All registrations are confirmed telephonically, when our consultants will also request the Landlord’s bank details, into which Metro Prepaid will make its monthly payments.

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How to buy Metro codes

Tenants may top-up their prepayment sub meters by purchasing a power code. Power codes are vended by Metro Prepaid in thousands of high street stores in the UK via PaypPoint, as well as on-line, or via bank payment, cash deposit or credit card (Paypal). A power code is a 20-digit encrypted number that is punched into the meter by the tenant on returning home.

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Our Customer Stories

  After setting up well over 1000 HMO rooms and many years as a property trainer, I know that the all-in model with free electricity that many HMO owners adopt is flawed. It drives the wrong behaviour, with tenants not switching off appliances using electric heaters whilst leaving the windows wide open or worse taking a long weekend in Greece and leaving the appliances running. Savvy landlords have been sub metering their tenants for years. READ MORE...

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