Your electric meter is usually located outside the home. It’s typically found outside near the home’s main fuse box or breaker box.
How do I find my electricity meter?
Electricity meters located inside your home will be inside a mounted box that will likely be located in a utility room, laundry room, garage, basement, or attic. If you live in a flat, then it is likely that all the meters for each flat will be located in one place (e.g. a shared utility room).
Where is the electric meter located in a house?
Your meter will usually be on an outside wall of your house. Meters will generally be located at the point where the power enters your property so look up to see if you can see where the power line comes in from the road. In some apartment and multi-dwelling buildings, meters will be grouped together.
Where is the meter number on a electric meter?
Your meter number is usually stamped or printed at the bottom of the face plate in BOLD BLACK numerals and can be up to ten digits in length.
How do I read an old electric meter?
To read correctly:
- Read the dials from left to right.
- If the pointer is between two numbers, always take the lower number.
- If the pointer falls between 9 and 0, write down 9.
- Ignore red dials, ones marked ‘100 per rev’ and the largest dial.
Is my gas and electricity meter the same?
Which meter is which? It can be easy to get them confused. Your electricity meter will have five numbers before the decimal point, and kilowatt hours or kWh will be written next to it. Older gas meters will show that they measure in cubic feet (ft3) and will have four numbers before the decimal point.
What does electricity meter look like?
For most households, domestic electricity meters will look like a square shaped box on a wall often displaying 6 digits on an LCD display. They can vary in colour with more modern meters being white, with a plastic style face sometimes with a blinking red light on the front.
If your meter has A and B buttons under the screen
press the A button again until you see ‘METER INDEX’ and numbers followed by ‘M3’ write down the number from left to right. ignore any zeroes at the beginning and any numbers after the decimal point.
What do the numbers on a digital electric meter mean?
Digital electric meters have numeric displays that show numbers in kilowatt hours. A kilowatt is equal to 1,000 watts. If you have a 100-watt light bulb that is turned on for one hour, then 100 watt hours or 0.1 kilowatt hours is consumed.