Meter Type: This is the type of meter Priority is reading for your suite: EL = electricity and W = water
Read Date: The time period for which you are being charged.
Service Address: The address of the building/suite/unit to which the utility is being provided.
Meter Reading: How Priority calculates the usage by reading your meter. The calculation used: Current - (minus) Previous x (multiplied by) Mult = Usage for that period.
Usage: Your total usage for each utility for the time period you are being charged, using the Meter Reading calculation.
Account Number: This number is unique to each account/unit and is required to sign-in online, and when calling Customer Service. If you switch units, this number will change.
Billing Summary: A summary of previous and current payments and charges.
Utility Usage History: Your usage graph for each bill over a period of one year. If you are being billed multiple utilities (that includes electricity) on one bill, this graph will show Electricity Usage only.
Electricity: This is the amount you are being charged for electricity based on your usage. You may also see energy surcharges, depending on your utility provider.
“Time of Use” - some states may see a breakdown with 3 separate charges/line items based on WHEN they used the electricity. The line items will be called: High Peak Charge, Low-Peak Charge and Base Period Charge.
“Blended” - other states may see a blended rate which is the cost of electricity pre-tax on the main utility bill divided by total kWh used.
Setup Fee: This is a one time Priority administration fee, per unit, for setting up your account.
Water Charges: The amount owing for your water usage for this period. The unit of measurement may be different depending on where you live ie: you may see KGAL (kilogallon) or HCF (hundred cubic feet). In some municipalities there may also be additional items for sewer and wastewater charges.
Administration Fee: Priority’s fee for providing our services. This can include; meter readings, billing, collection of funds from residents accounting and reconciliation.
Local Government Fees: Applicable State taxes.
Access Code: Your password to sign-in to your account online.
Messages: In this area there will be notices of any changes to your bill, Priority payment details, or other important information.