Minol Announces California Weights and Measures Approved Meter at the National Apartment Association Education Conference and Exposition in San Diego

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Minol to offer Zenner’s NITRO 1 Cold Water Meter

“The state of California has some of the strictest regulations for water submetering. We are pleased to offer a meter that meets the highest of standards,” said Wilmar Basson, President of Minol

Minol announced the availability of the Zenner NITRO 1 Meter today at the National Apartment Association’s annual conference. The NITRO 1 is a Multi-Jet Magnetic Drive Cold Water Meter approved by California Weights and Measures (CTEP 5703-13) and is NSF/ANSI 61-G certified. It complies with AWWA C708, ISO 4064 and G13IT19001-ISO9000 performance standards.

NITRO 1 Water Meters utilize a magnetically driven multi-jet design. They are designed to measure cold potable water where flow is in one direction only in residential, commercial and industrial settings.

The certification announcement coincides with a recent conservation bill proposed by California Senator Lois Wolk which would require water submetering. California proposed bill SB 750 would require the installation of either an individual unit water meter or a water submeter in newly constructed multi-unit and mixed-used buildings (which do not meet exemption requirements). The proposed bill has been passed by the state Senate and will soon go to the Assembly side for vote.

“The state of California has some of the strictest regulations for water submetering. We are pleased to offer a meter that meets the highest of standards,” said Wilmar Basson, President of Minol. “To date, there is no statewide water submetering mandate in California. Multifamily owners should take note that if proposed bill SB 750 does not pass, it is likely it will be proposed again as the legislature has been pushing metered water as a conservation practice for quite some time.”

About Minol
Minol pioneered the submetering industry more than 60 years ago. Today, we are leading the industry with innovative solutions that help properties measure, manage, recover and conserve energy. From meter technologies and utility billing to energy management, water conservation and resident lease management, Minol offers a full suite of solutions that maximize NOI for the multifamily, military, affordable and student housing communities. For more information, please visit http://www.minolusa.com

About Zenner
Zenner, a division of the international Minol-Zenner Group, is a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water meters and heat meters for the measuring of consumption. A recent study from IMS Research on the worldwide water meter market lists the Minol-Zenner Group as one of the top performers on almost every continent. The company brings more than 100 years of experience in measuring technologies to each client. For more information, please visit http://www.zennerusa.com

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