- NZS 2772.1:1999 Radiofrequency fields – Maximum exposure levels sets out limits for exposure to the radiofrequency radiation. Find out more at Radiofrequency field exposure standard.
- What are smart meters?
Learn more about smart meters from the Electricity Authority, the Crown entity that regulates New Zealand's electricity.
- Health Canada
Information from the Canadian Federal health department.
You’re only exposed to low levels of radiofrequency radiation from a smart meter.
- use a relatively low-power transmitter
- are normally installed outside the building
- only transmit periodically, using very brief signals.
Exposures to radiofrequency radiation from a smart meter are very low in comparison to the limits set out in the New Zealand radiofrequency exposure standard (even if the meter is installed inside the house).