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The metering equipment, or meter, is a device that measures energy usage. Only personnel authorised by Iberdrola Distribución Eléctrica can handle this metering equipment, since it is permanently energised.
Metering equipment can be located as follows:
In buildings where several supplies are shared, electricity usage meters are normally found in cabinets in meter rooms.
When meters are located in a meter room, the following guidelines must be taken into account to avoid the risk of electrical accident:
The meter may be located either inside or outside the house. When it is located outside, the meter should be housed in a cabinet, protected with a plastic box. The following recommendations should be taken into account: