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Creating value through sub-metering

Creating value through sub-metering

Quality solutions need to keep both the tenant and the landlord in mind  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines quality as a ‘degree of excellence’ and ‘superiority in kind’. It’s a word that can be used to not only define how well a product is designed and developed,...
The business of tenant delight

The business of tenant delight

Over the past year, the South African commercial property market has undergone some significant shifts in growth and occupancy. The sector is facing complex times ahead thanks to reduced tenancy rates, a slow growing economy, and a lack of cohesive direction post-SONA...
Tips for choosing energy-efficient appliances

Tips for choosing energy-efficient appliances

When buying appliances, most people often choose the cheapest ones but this doesn’t necessarily mean it will be the cheapest to use, especially in the long run. Energy efficiency plays an important part in determining the cost of owning and operating a home appliance....
How to safely purchase tokens when you leave your home

How to safely purchase tokens when you leave your home

In our previous blog post, we highlighted the safest ways to purchase tokens for your Citiq Prepaid meter from the comfort of your own home. However, if you have to leave your home for whatever reason and need to top up, Flash shared some excellent tips with us about...
Prepaid meters eliminate electricity risk for owners and tenants

Prepaid meters eliminate electricity risk for owners and tenants

Finding fair ways to pay for shared utilities in multi-tenanted properties is a perennial headache for everyone, from property owners and facility managers to body corporates and tenants. “Lack of clear information leads to a lack of trust on all sides,” says Citiq...
You get a reward. They get a reward. Everybody gets a reward!

You get a reward. They get a reward. Everybody gets a reward!

The now-infamous Oprah Winfrey car giveaway where every person in the audience got to win a car was all about rewarding loyalty. It was the ultimate recognition of the value of her audience and giving them something magnificent as a form of thanks. While that...
Easy ways to reduce your water usage when working from home

Easy ways to reduce your water usage when working from home

Conserving water is increasingly important these days. Not only is it beneficial for the environment, but it’s also useful for saving money in these challenging economic times. There are many simple, doable ways to reduce your water usage at home, from not...
The intelligent utility guide to effective tenant management

The intelligent utility guide to effective tenant management

The local property market has faced some significant troughs over the past year. In the commercial property market, office spaces remain stubbornly empty as body corporates and investors look for new ways of attracting and retaining tenants. This trend has been most...