Adding 2nd electric meter

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Posted by: from Port Alberni
3/1/2008 at 10:05:33 AM

What is involved in adding a 2nd electric meter to a house in BC. I have a 1300 sq ft above ground basement suite in my home heated with electricity. My tenants leave the heat on high and the windows open!

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Date/Time3/11/2008 at 4:35:13 PM

If city zoning in your area allows for a second suite you may legally install a second meter, but all the wiring will need to be redone. If your suite is not registered you'll need to re-wire and install a second meter, and do consumption calculation your self.


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Patty in Port Alberni
Date/Time3/12/2008 at 7:30:40 AM

Thanks Paul.

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John in Ottawa
Date/Time4/20/2008 at 4:51:06 AM

I would get a second meter but the rewiring is a problem, Paul.

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John in Ottawa
Date/Time4/20/2008 at 4:51:06 AM

I would install a second meter, Patty, but the rewiring is a problem.

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