City of Hamilton, Ohio | Hamilton Utilities
Borrow a free electric meter and see how much energy your household products use.
Measure the electric usage of everything from your fridge to your entertainment system. Then give us a call, and we'll help you review your results and compare them with the average electrical consumption of household devices. This can help you make smart choices about replacing products in your home.
The meter is easy to use: Just plug it into an appliance, then connect it to an outlet. It displays the number of watts being used and your cost
Request a Meter
Fill out the online form and a customer support specialist will contact you within three business days. We’ll ship the meter to you via USPS in a reusable box for return shipping. A business reply label will be included, so you can return the meter to us free of charge. Meters can also be purchased online here.
Please read the Meter Loan Instructions and Conditions of Use and Lending (PDF) before making a request. Download the Meter Loan Flyer (PDF) for more information.
View our Electrical Usage Chart to compare how much energy your household devices use compared to an average appliance or electronic.