I can't tell from your message what the physical set up is. To get
separate bills from the gas company, you need separate furnaces and hot
If it is a zoned system it would be possible to approximate the gas
usage, but the equipment to do it would likely outweigh any benefit.
There are also some question about what may be done due to the rent
agreements and the local regulations.
I suggest you start with the rent agreements and the local regulations.
Either of those may stop you cold.
If my guesses are correct there is little that can be done from a
practical stand point. The only out is to raise the rent. You might even
be able to arrange some sort of discount for those months with less than a
given energy cost for the whole meter.
Joseph E. Meehan
26 + 6 = 1 It's Irish Math
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