Utility Expenses and Billing Errors in Multifamily Housing


Listen to our FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast on Utility Expenses and Billing Errors in Multifamily Housing. Join property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour® and multifamily technology innovator Kerry W. Kirby, CEO of 365 Connect for this fast-paced MultifamilyBiz.com + PowerHour Digital Media Webcast on “Utility Expenses and Billing Errors in Multifamily Housing - Energy Cost Trends, Billing Errors, Savings and Refunds.” This lively, fast-paced 60-minute FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast, focuses on the changing landscape in utility billing procedures for multifamily housing communities. Learn the trends and best-practices that leading property management companies across the country are utilizing to insure their utility bills do not have mistakes, overcharges and costly errors.

Discussion Highlights

  1. How do utility companies create utility bills?
  2. What are the trends in billing and pricing procedures?
  3. Why do 80% of all utility bills have overcharges and mistakes?
  4. What are the possible savings from having utility bills audited?
  5. How are refunds being received from utility bill audits?
  6. What can properties do to lower their monthly utility bills?

PowerHour Utility Bill Audit Overview

PowerHour Utility Bill Audit has over 20 years of experience working with multifamily owners and managers around the country who are looking for ways to lower operating expenses and bring dollars back to the bottom line. Our PowerHour Utility Bill Auditing team is composed of attorneys, accountants, and auditors who specialize in auditing utility expenses to determine if your property is being overcharged. Most importantly, a PowerHour Utility Bill Audit is completely free. We charge nothing for the service: we only share in what is refunded or saved, meaning our multifamily clients bear zero risk in having a utility bill audit completed. Our clients include many of the nation's largest property management companies as well as countless smaller property management companies and owners.

Conference Moderators

Kerry W. Kirby is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and technology innovator. He is the founder and CEO of 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an internationally recognized company, which has won an array of highly acclaimed international, national, and regional awards, including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award.

Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities, national conferences, and events. He has also been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book on real estate and technology, presented in over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for eight consecutive years.

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [41,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and smart/strategic alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, national Wi-Fi solutions, employee policy manuals, social media leadership and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 9000+ times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

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Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.

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