Utilities are a significant operating expense within many businesses. Yet, more often than not, it’s a line item that’s routinely ignored or receives very little attention from company accountants. The electricity, natural gas, water, sewer, and solid waste invoices, which arrive each month, typically have no periodic audit to ensure accuracy. That’s where the utility management consultants at Clarus Communications can help.
Our seasoned professionals will work hard to guarantee that all of your utility accounts are billed properly and that you’re not spending more than you have to for these important operating expenses. It is always a good idea to regularly audits your business utility bills. Regularly conducting a utility audit ensurer that your business is not being billed, in error, or that you are not due any refunds for utilities that were invoiced incorrectly.
Conducting a comprehensive utility audit can easily identify areas in which to reduce costs , or eliminate services, altogether if they are not being utilized. Our utility management services designed to discover potential savings related to what a customer is paying per kilowatt hour, per mmbtu, per cubic foot, etc., as well as unit costs. Frequently, we have been able to procure significant savings, to our customers, because of billing errors on the part of the utility companies who provide them with service.
Utility Account Management (UAM) is a comprehensive, ongoing auditing service, primarily for organizations with more than one office, in more than one geographic region, served by various utility companies. These types of multilocation businesses prefer a single source of responsibility for monitoring their utility expenditures, at all times, throughout the company.
Our utility auditing service can quickly determine a baseline for all utility accounts, at all offices. These accounts are then perpetually-monitored, against your company’s profile, to ensure management is always informed of any overbilling issues and additional opportunities to further reduce utility charges.
With local offices, in Columbus, Ohio, Clarus Communications has been serving the telecommunications needs, of businesses, since 2001. We invite you to use the form, on the right side of this page, to find out more about Utility Management and Auditing. We’ll work with your business to identify any potential savings, now, as well as in the future.