Universities have high expectations when it comes to meter reading systems and there are complex drivers influencing energy consumption, explains Bill Gysin. Managing energy in a university environment is not an every day task. In fact it is a major challenge. Having worked closely with dozens of universities and colleges of all shaped and sizes over the last twenty years designing, installing and supporting automatic meter reading systems, sub metering systems and associated software, we know that the challenges start with design and installation. While some universities comprise a single modern (or even brand new) campus, most do not, and many incorporate listed buildings and sensitive areas that require a flexible and sympathetic approach to hardware retrofit.  Download PDF to read the full article.