Utility Accounting

How do Utility Manager and The Energy Center differ from each other?

The Utility Manager and The Energy Center are two independent full-featured utility accounting software products.  The Utility Manager is software that is installed on your network behind your firewall.  The Energy Center, on the other hand, is 100% web-based, accessible from any browser or mobile device.

For additional information on how Utility Manager and The Energy Center differ, see Compare Utility Manager and The Energy Center.

What is Energy Accounting and Utility Accounting?

Both Energy Accounting and Utility Accounting represent a systematic way of recording, analyzing, and reporting energy and other utility costs and usage on a regular basis.  Originally, software for this purpose tended to track only energy services (which can be converted to "British Thermal Units") such as electricity, natural gas, propane, oil, etc.   As a result, it was called Energy Accounting software.  As software has evolved and "non-energy" utility services such as water, sewer, and garbage were added, the software and the process became known by the broader term

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Since 1982, Utility Management Services has provided customers unmatched expertise in computerized utility bill tracking, energy efficiency program management and evaluation, and training in resource management. We have worked with hundreds of public agencies and private firms on both extensive "turnkey" projects as well as projects of more limited scope. UMS has the tools to make your utility management program a success, regardless of your project size and budget.

The Utility Manager and The Energy Center utility accounting software

The Standards in Energy and Utility Accounting!

The Utility Manager is a remarkably powerful, yet easy to use utility accounting software package for Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, or Win 8/8.1.  The Energy Center is likewise powerful and user-friendly but is 100% web-based, accessible from any browser or mobile device.  BOTH products help you store information about each of your sites, utility vendors, utility

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