The energy sector is littered with jargon and abbreviations, many of which seem designed at best to confuse, and at worst to mislead. A simple phone call to an energy supplier or broker can leave even the brightest of us feeling at a disadvantage. This simple Jargon Buster is designed to keep you informed, if you wish to be! Please let us know if any of the descriptions are insufficient or if there are terms we have not included but should.

Corrector Meter

For sites using large amounts of gas it is often deemed necessary to measure the temperature and pressure variations more accurately rather than just applying a fixed conversion factor. In these cases an additional “corrector” meter is attached to the meter.