In A Nutshell White charcoal or Binchō-tan is a charcoal that loves adsorbing things. Binchotan, which has been produced in Japan for centuries, naturally adsorbs toxins such as chlorine, lead, mercury, cadmium and copper from tap water. It also releases good things in the water — like calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphates. Note though that […]
In A Nutshell My top recommended filter for fluoride remove is a filter containing Brimac (or bone char) — for example the Four Stage Countertop Fluoride Removal System by Promolife, which costs about $190 plus any installation costs. This filter is NSF61 certified for chlorine removal (NSF is a global independent public health organization). The […]
I’ve been reviewing the best shower filters on MetaEfficient for about six years. It appears that there are no other independent reviewers of shower filters posting online. The only review sites I’ve seen are those like WaterFilterComparisons.Com which is run by an Aquasana filter supplier (as mentioned on their About Us page). In A Nutshell If […]
We recommend the Multi-Pure MP750SB under-sink water filter. It is Consumer Reports’ top rated under-sink filter, with a rating of 90 out of 100. It has a wide range of NSF Standard 53 contaminant reduction (NSF is an industry-standard filter certifier). The yearly maintenance costs are also low, making it good value for money in terms of the Cost Per Contaminant (CPC) Ratio.
Low-flow shower heads can significantly reduce your household water consumption without a noticeable difference to your shower experience. The term “low flow” is generally defined as a shower head with a water consumption rate of 0.5 to 2 gallons per minute (gpm). I’ve tested about seven different low-flow shower heads, and the Oxygenics SkinCare Showerhead is my […]