How do I read my gas and electricity meters?
Gas Meters
Here are just a few examples, your meter might look different. The best sign to look for is the yellow sticker, with the number 0800 111 999 (gas emergency service). It's also fairly large, about the size of an A4 piece of paper. Your meter might be in a locked box outside. Let us know if this is the case a 
Digital Metric Meter 
Write down the numbers from left to right including any zeros.
Ignore any numbers after the decimal point or which may be in red. The reading for the above meter is: 00254 Digital Imperial Meter 
Each dial turns the opposite direction to the one before it so check which way it turns.
Read the four dials from left to right along the bottom row only  ignore any others. Write down the number closest to each pointer. When the pointer is between two numbers, write down the lowest number. If the pointer is between 9 and 0, write down 9. If the pointer is exactly on a number and the following dial reads 9, you need to take one away from the number. The reading for the above meter is 7456. 
Electric Meters
These are common electricity meters, remember yours may look different. Look for the "kWh" written on the box as a sign this is your electric meter. Electric meters are slightly smaller, a bit bigger than an A5 peice of paper. 
Dial Meter
Write down all the numbers from left to right including any zeros.
Ignore any numbers after the decimal point or which may be in red. The reading for the above meter is: 07220 Two rate (economy 7) digital meter 
If you get cheaper off peak electricity, your meter will have two rows of numbers. The top row (marked "LOW" or "NIGHT") shows how many units of offpeak electricity you have used. The bottom row (marked "NORMAL" or "DAY") shows how many units of peak electricity you have used. Write down all the numbers from left to right including any zeros. Ignore any numbers after the decimal point or which may be shown in red. The reading for the above meter is 556315 and 217457. Dial Meter 
Each dial turns the opposite direction to the one before it so check which way it turns.
Read the first five dials from left to right, ignoring the dial marked 1/10. Write down the number that the pointer has just passed  it must be the lower of the two numbers either side of the pointer. If the pointer is between 9 and 0, write down 9. If the pointer is exact;y on a number and the following dial reads 9, you need to take one away from the number.The reading for the above meter is 76417 

Meter readings
We would like you to read the meters and send them in monthly, if you need any help with this please get in touch. A Huddle representative will come round occasionally to take meter readings. This is in order to provide you with up to date information about your energy usage. Joining Huddle can save you money and make you more economical with your energy usage. We will have a consultation with all our tenants when they join and discuss energy saving tips such as;  Controlling your energy through your mobile phone  Getting your landlord to buy energy saving light bulbs  Dripping taps can cost hundreds of pounds per year  don't let your landlord leave it  Reducing the temperature of the thermostat by a couple of degrees can save up to 10% of energy charges  Showers use significantly less energy than baths to run  Dishwashers cost more than washing up by hand We believe that energy is a scarce resource, we need to think of future generations and here at Huddle we pride ourselves on the help we give our customers to be efficient in their energy use. 