who pays for gas meter replacement

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Energy supplier

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  • How often should I replace my gas meter?

  • Every gas meter has a period of certification, which is essentially a 鈥榖est before鈥?date. After this period, it is recommended that your meter is replaced, even if it isn鈥檛 faulty. Different meter types have different certification periods, this can range from anywhere between 10 and 20 years.

  • Who is responsible for the repair of my meter box?

  • Any repair or replacement work on your meter box comes under the responsibility of the property owner. If your meter box is on its last legs and it is time to replace it, we stock a large range of electric, gas and water meter boxes that can be fitted internally and externally.

  • Can I replace my gas meter with a smart meter?

  • Yes, a smart gas meter replaces a conventional gas meter, if the certification on your gas meter has lapsed you can have your meter replaced with a smart meter. Installation of a smart meter is optional and you can opt for a more conventional meter.

  • How does a gas meter work?

  • They consist of a vane that is turned by the gas flow; there is very little chance that they can ‘speed up’. All you need to understand is that a gas unit on the old Imperial meter (1 unit = 100 cubic feet) is approx 31kWh – you can get an accurate figure from the formula on your bill when you know the exact calorific value.

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