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How to Create Meters and Enter Meter Readings
How to Create Meters and Enter Meter Readings

In this article, we will explain how to create meters in UpKeep, enter meter readings and where all you can enter a meter reading at.

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Written by Joseph Schmitt
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Available On: Starter, Professional and Business Plus

How to Create a Meter

  1. Navigate to the Meters section

  2. On the Meters page, click + Meters

  3. Enter in the Meter Information including Meter Name, Unit Measurement, Meter reading Frequency, Select Location, Select Equipment 

  4. Then, click Submit

How to Enter in Meter Readings

  1. Navigate to the Meters section.

  2. Click on the desired Meter.

  3. In the New Meter Reading field, type in your reading

  4. Finally, click Add Reading to save the meter reading!

Here is how to enter a Meter reading on the Mobile App:

How to Record a Meter Reading in a Checklist Task

You can assign your meter to a checklist task in a work order! As your team completes the work order, they can record a meter reading as part of one of the tasks.

  1. Navigate to your work orders

  2. Click on the work order to open it up

  3. In the meter reading task, type in the field the new reading

  4. Finally, hit Enter to save the reading or move onto the next task!

How to Record a Meter Reading Through Your Asset

NOTE: The ability to update Meters from the Assets section is only available in our Business Plus plan.

  1. Navigate to the Assets section

  2. Click on the Asset the Meter is assigned to.

  3. Then click on the Meters tab

  4. Click on the Add Reading button

  5. Type in the new reading and select the Meter Reading Date

  6. Finally, click on Add Reading to record it!

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