The management of the apartments uses submetering companies to manage the infrastructure of the community.
Energy companies in Columbus and central Ohio
The company’s info page lists the property owner services:
- Water submetering systems
- Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS)
- CCOS measures water usage, water billing and collection so you don’t have to.
According to the Ohio Secretary of State’s website, CCOS was registered as a company on November 30, 1995 at 6099 Frantz Rd. in Dublin, Ohio. There is no address listed on the website’s contact pager other than a location where payments can be sent to Pittsburgh, PA.
CCOS charges fees for processing payments from residents of its customers:
- Credit card fee (price is not listed on the website)
- Online fee $ 2.75
- Over the phone $ 10.00
- No fee stated for payment by post
Before signing a lease or lease, be sure to ask the property management company which company on the property is being used for utilities.
Then, as with any company you exchange money with, learn about the submetering company’s business practices at the Better Business Bureau in central Ohio, the Public Utilities Commission, and the Ohio Attorney General. If you’d like to take further steps, you can also check the Franklin County Clerk of Courts website to see how often the company has been sued or sued.
The best way to determine if you need to use a company like this is to ask the leasing agent before signing a lease.
Just remember that you will have to do your own research on the company as the lease you choose will force you to exchange information and money with a third party provider.
You cannot use for profits like:
After all, these companies don’t generate or deliver the utility they bill you for. Instead, they manage the infrastructure and accounts.