Utility meter

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A utility meter is any of the following metering devices used on utility mains:

  • Electricity meter, a device for measuring electricity usage
    • Smart meter, an electrical meter that records consumption of electric energy and communicates information to the utility for monitoring and billing
  • Gas meter, a specialized flow meter used to measure the volume of fuel gases such as natural gas and propane
  • Water meter, a device for measuring water usage
  • Heat meter, instruments intended for measuring the heat which, in a heat-exchange circuit, is given up by a liquid called the heat-conveying liquid.

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