Webinar Jan 7: Water Submetering How-To

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01/07/2022 12:00 PM - 01/07/2022 1:00 PM

This presentation will teach the basics of water submetering. Why we should, what it costs, and how to bill compliantly. In particular, we will review:

  • Motivating horror stories of tenant water usage gone bad
  • Basic cost/benefit analysis and ROI
  • When to install meters
  • Which types of meters are available
  • Upgrading or verifying low-flow fixtures
  • How to get the town or city to sign off
  • The legal framework for metering
  • The MassLandlords invoice which facilitates monthly or quarterly billing
  • Frequently asked questions for submetering

Attendees will leave knowing that water submetering is a good goal to work towards, and knowing the next steps to take when ready.

picture of MassLandlords Executive Director Doug Quattrochi
MassLandlords Executive Director Doug Quattrochi
Image of a flow iq water submeter in a basement
One type of water meter

This presentation will be given by Doug Quattrochi, Executive Director, MassLandlords, Inc. Doug was a founding member of MassLandlords in 2013. He became the association's first Executive Director under new bylaws in 2014. Since then, he has scaled the organization from a core of 160 members in Worcester to approximately 2,200 dues paying businesses from Pittsfield to the Cape, and from an all-volunteer team to approximately 20 full and part-time staff plus 50 volunteers. Doug has been instrumental in advancing democratic governance mechanisms, including score voting for policy priorities and a staggered and democratically elected Board of Directors. Doug also oversees the RentHelper spin-off, which is expanding access to electronic banking for those of us who are unbanked or underbanked. Prior to MassLandlords, Doug held leadership roles in various Massachusetts startups, two of which are still operating. Doug holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Friday, Jan 7th

Webinar Agenda

  • 12:00pm Webinar Begins
  • 1:00pm Webinar Ends

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Webinar Details (hosted by Zoom)

We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

  • You can chat questions. You will not be on video or audio.

Registrants will have full access to the webinar, including watching live or watching the recording any time after the webinar is posted.

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Password will be emailed and viewable online.

When: Jan 7, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Water Submetering How-To Webinar January 7, 2022 Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88924426854 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Webinar ID: 889 2442 6854 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdlq7np6Sc


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  • Public: $9
  • Members: $3

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