Understanding My Bill

Account #

Your account number with BUECI for this specific service location.

Service Address

How your specific service location is mapped by BUECI, generally ends with your house or building number and, if applicable, your apartment number.

Bill Date

The date the bill was generated on.  Billing cycles starts in the middle of the month and ends in the middle of the following month. For example, from November 15th to December 15th.  Bills are usually generated 3 business days prior to the end of the month and post marked by the last business day of the month.


Used in electric utility services and is short for “multiplier”. This usually only applies to commercial members.  Residential member bills will reflect a multiplier of “1”.

Beginning Reading and Ending Reading

For each service/utility type, with the exception of Sewer, there will be a “Beginning Read” date and an “Ending Read” date specified.  This indicates which date your meter was read for each service type.


Stands for “kilowatt-hour” (one kilowatt is 1,000 watts) and is the common term used when speaking of power production or power needs.  For example, a 100-watt light bulb left on for ten hours uses one kWh (kilowatt-hour) of electricity.


Stands for “centum cubic feet“, a common natural gas volumetric measurement. One CCF = 100 cubic feet of natural gas.


Stands for gallon.  In the United States, this is a unit of volume for liquid measurement, equal to four quarts.  One gallon can also be measured as 231 cubic inches, or 3.785 liters.