Preparing for the future today.
The energy-savings effect of consumption information is well-known: countless studies have confirmed that consumption-dependent billing gives tenants a way and a means to reduce their costs. For this reason, tenants have the right in Germany to a 15% reduction of their bill if at least 50% of costs cannot be allocated on a consumption basis.
It’s thus just a matter of time before consumption information throughout (and not just at the end of) the year becomes mandatory in Germany, with this trend likely to spread to other countries. The first steps in this direction have already been taken with the passage of the European Parliament’s Revised Energy Efficiency Directive in December 2018. Foreseen by the revised directive are the following: