MET Laboratories receives Measurement Canada accreditation


Baltimore, MD, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — September 21, 2007 – MET Laboratories, an independent testing and certification laboratory that specializes in testing electrical and electronic equipment and devices, has announced its recognition by Measurement Canada to test previously approved electricity meters which have been modified and are being re-submitted for approval purposes. This is the first time that Measurement Canada has recognized an outside organization for this type of testing service.

The scope of this recognition consists of energy accuracy testing of electricity meters for Measurement Canada’s approval process, as required by "LMB-EG-07, Specifications for Approval of Type of Electricity Meters, Instrument Transformers and Auxiliary Devices." The recognition became effective September 12, 2007.

For over ten years MET Laboratories has been testing and certifying watt-hour meters to meet requirements in the United States, Canada and elsewhere. MET tests to ANSI C12 for accuracy, NEMA 250, as well as EMC compliance for FCC and Industry Canada. Moreover, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory MET tests and certifies electricity meters to UL 61010 and CSA 22.2 No. 61010.1 for North American Product Safety. MET’s NRTL product safety certification listing mark is recognized throughout the United States and Canada.