Berkey Filter Taking Heat? News Flash NSF/ANSI Doesn’t Guarantee Squat!

The Berkey Water Filter has come under criticism because  or reports that the filter was not able to process as many gallons of water as advertised. Upon release of this news, proponents of NSF and ANSI poured out of the woodwork proclaiming, “AH HA, this is because the Berkey does not bear the NSF certifications”. “AH HA, this is what happens when you purchase a non-certified filter.” An article by…

Which Shower Head Water Filter Is Best?

With any “which is the best” product question comes the same begging from me. What is your source water? Describe the problems that you want to address. How many gallons of water pass through your shower head per day? There are four main filtration media used in the various commercially available shower water filters. All the media are safe, sound, universally known and accepted media, however what makes sense for…

Unscrupulous or Not?

I had a company come out yesterday to give my air conditioning units a check-up for the coming summer. Within 5 minutes the service guy told me that he noticed I did not have leak detector/shutoff valves on my 3 hot water tanks. As luck would have it he happened to have 3 units on his truck that he could install for $199.00 each, on special. Later he offered to…