Lower the cost per unit on your electricity, natural gas, or your monthly reoccurring telecom expenses by negotiating the lowest possible rate with the vendor. This is the easiest and quickest way to immediately reduce your utility and telecom expenses. You can accomplish this by working with an energy or telecommunication broker to obtain the lowest rates in the market for your to review. As a brokered service, the broker’s fee will be built into the new rates.
National Utilities Refund performs several auditing services contingent-based. Post audit, we can help you further reduce expenses with our consulting services.
There are 3 general ways to obtain cost savings within your utility bills.
1. Reduce Your Rate/Cost Per Unit
2. Reduce Your Demand/Usage
After reducing your rates, you can reduce your demand to further increase savings. You can reduce your energy consumption through means of retrofitting lights, installing energy-efficient equipment, energy capacitors and etc. However, be sure to carefully evaluate your return on your investment when shopping for these types of products and services. Find out how exactly your “savings” will be calculated and if they are estimated. Upon request, NUR can provide customers with information and direct customers to reliable firms and products to help reduce their demand.
3. Recapture & Remove any Overcharges, Errors, or Billing Discrepancies! (Utility Bill Audit)
Bring everything you’ve done to help reduce your energy costs together by performing a Utility/telecom invoice audit. It is essential to have the utility/telecom invoices verified for any errors, billing discrepancies, and overcharges. After all, 80% of the time, NUR finds errors and billing discrepancies within a client’s invoices, and, as stated before, through an increase of inexperienced energy brokers entering the industry, that percentage has grown significantly.