September 1998 Green Cross magazine
Electric meters are as prominent in churches as pulpits — usually one per facility. Understanding sermons, however, may be easier than understanding electric meters. Pulpits are located in sacred space — well-cared-for rooms with colors and cleanliness. Meters are usually located in profane space amid dirt, dust and dim light.
Electric meters are the cash registers for electric utilities. Each month, the utility usually reads your electric meter, which belongs to them, and then sends you a bill. Personally, I can’t wait for them to read my meter only once a month; I read it each morning keeping score of the amount of electricity, measured in kilowatthours, we used the day before.Continue reading