requirement for secondary metering is to provide authorised sub metering
for tenant billing, or as part of an energy management program, Faros
are able to provide effective and economic solutions for any secondary
metering requirements. All metering panels are designed and
engineered in house and are fully responsive to an individual customer’s
requirements, with each metering panel tailored to be site specific.
From survey through design to installation and implementation.
The secondary metering panels can contain from 1 to 20
meters per panel and, if necessary, additional panels can be used to
increase the number of meters for an individual site. Data retrieval of
half hourly values can be carried out via a range of communication link
options including radio, GSM, PSTN or IP addressing. Results of these
downloads are available to the customer directly using the MSDC
software or via the data collection and Energy Bureau.
All secondary metering systems designed and manufactured by Faros meet current Building Regulations Part L2 and are constructed in IP66 enclosures. For tenant metering, meters must also comply with the requirements of the Electricity Regulations 1989, Schedule 7. Faros metering solutions, using the meters of their Strategic Energy Partner ABB, fully comply with these requirements being MID approved to Annex B and D.
secondary metering allows the customer to monitor consumption for
individual departments; processes or specific areas of the business and
through effective monitoring develop successful control and reduction
strategies. The continued analysis of the metering allows the customer
to assess the success of such strategies and refine them quickly and