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The Aquasana Rhino EQ-300 Whole House Water Filter has completed three years of evaluation by Underwriters Laboratories. The product, the factory and all performance claims are certified by UL under the strictest industry guidelines.
The Aquasana Rhino EQ-300 can be installed by any plumber.
Comes complete with main filter unit, pre-filter, installation kit, shut-off valve and required hardware. Typical installation takes 1.5 to 2.5 hours by a licensed plumber, and is usually done in your basement, garage, or water closet.
The main filter unit is easily replaced (no plumber needed) every three to five years.
Aquasana Equinox Rhino EQ-300 Whole House Water Filter System This deluxe, high capacity system has a 300,000 gallon UL tested capacity, the best value of any Whole House Water Filtration System in America.The Aquasana Equinox Rhino EQ-300 Whole House Water Filter comes complete with main filter unit, pre-filter, installation kit, shut-off valve and required hardware. The filtration process supplies better than bottled water quality through- out the entire household for only pennies a day. It is the most valuable and beneficial home appliance you can own! You will notice softer skin and hair in just a few days by showering and bathing in filtered water. The Filtration Process Stage 1 Filters out chlorine with a patented zinc/copper mineral media. Stage 2 Enhances taste and clarity with bituminous charcoal. Stage 3 Uses a high grade coconut shell carbon. No wasted water. Improves indoor air quality. Virtually no maintenance. Lengthens life of appliances and plumbing fixtures. 7 gallon per minute flow rate means no loss of water pressure. Maintenance The main filter unit is easily replaced (no plumber needed), every 3 years with the EQ-300R Main Filter Unit Replacement. The Aquasana Equinox Rhino EQ-300 Whole House Water Filter also requires Pre-filter Cartridges. The pre-filter cartridges are used to prevent dirt and sediment particles from entering and clogging the main filter unit. Depending on water quality and sediment levels, the Whole House Pre-filter Cartridges should be replaced every 3-6 months. 90-day Pure Satisfaction Guarantee!
At Aquasana, we believe clean water and a healthy environment are the most important components to healthy living and overall well-being. Our sole focus is providing best-in-class water filtration products so every home can enjoy great-tasting, healthy water.
Water is essential for life. Our bodies are more than 70% water and designed to run primarily on water and minerals. The water we drink, shower in and cook with can have a significant impact on our overall health. Aquasana Drinking Water Filters use best-in-class filtering technology to provide maximum reduction in water contaminants while leaving beneficial minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium in the water. The result is healthy, great-tasting water that provides optimum hydration for the human body. Our drinking water filters are NSF Certified to reduce 66 common water contaminants including over 96% of chlorine and chloramines as well as over 99% of lead, asbestos, turbidity and VOCs.
Aquasana products are created with the environment in mind. All our water filter components are engineered for minimal waste including our reusable outer filter casings and filter cartridges made of recyclable parts and compostable materials. In addition, filtered drinking water and Aquasana reusable glass water bottles are a smart choice to reduce plastic bottle waste in landfills. Aquasana’s executive and marketing team operates out of Austin, Texas and our sales and operations facility is located in Haltom City Texas. Meet the leaders of our company.
WHAT TYPE OF FILTRATION MEDIA DO YOU USE IN THE TOP TANK OF THE EQ-600 AND EQ-1000?
The top tank contains a KDF-55 medium (A mixture of 55% copper and 45% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of chlorine and certain heavy metals, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.
WHAT TYPE OF FILTRATION MEDIA DO YOU USE IN THE TOP TANK OF THE EQ-WELL-UV?
The EQ-WELL-UV top tank contains a KDF-85 medium (A mixture of 85% copper and 15% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of chlorine, hydrogen sulfide and heavy metals like iron, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.
KDF stands for kinetic degradation fluxion, which is a redox filtration medium. KDF uses a unique combination of copper and zinc that creates an electrochemical reaction. During this reaction, electrons are transferred between molecules, creating new, harmless molecules and compounds. Free chlorine, for instance, is changed into benign, water-soluble chloride, which is then carried harmlessly through the water supply. Similarly, some heavy metals* such as copper*, lead*, mercury* and others, cling to the medium's surface, thus being effectively removed from the water supply.
The bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell medium that reduces synthetic chemicals and VOCs.
The EQ-WELL-UV bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell & catalytic medium that reduces synthetic chemicals, hydrogen sulfide gasses and VOCs.
The EQ-600 is certified by NSF International to reduce >97% of chlorine for 600,000 gallons or 6 years. The EQ-1000 is also tested to reduce chlorine by >97% for 1,000,000 or 10 years, and the EQ-WELL-UV reduces >97% of chlorine for 500,000 gallons depending on water quality.
WHAT IS THE FLOW RATE OF AQUASANA WHOLE HOUSE FILTER SYSTEMS?
All Aquasana Whole House Systems perform at 7 gallons per minute (gpm).
DO I NEED A LICENSED PLUMBER TO INSTALL THE WHOLE HOUSE FILTER?
Yes, Aquasana recommends you have a licensed plumber install the system for you, to ensure that the system is installed properly. Since most licensed plumbers carry insurance to cover any damages caused by an installation error, having a licensed plumber install the system for you will give you the security that the work was done properly and that the installation is backed up by the plumbing company's insurance plan. Not having the system installed by a licensed plumber will void the warranty of all our whole house filter systems.
DO I NEED TO CONSIDER THE QUALITY OF MY WATER PRIOR TO THE UV?
Yes, our UV filter is designed for water that has already been filtered through a home filtration system and not as a standalone unit. For UV to be effective, it is recommended that the influent water contain the following:
• Iron < 0.3 ppm (0.3 mg/L) • Manganese < 0.05 ppm (0.05 mg/L) • Hardness < 7gpg
• Tannins < 0.1 ppm (0.1 mg/L) • Turbidity < 1NTU • UV transmittance > 75%
By William M. Wirtson January 21, 2014
I purchased this via a reccomendation of a friend and installed it myself using simple 3/4" Pex Tubing and located it in the garage. I removed a whole house water (Salt) softener system that was installed by the previous owner and after flushing the entire plumbing system there was a huge huge huge difference in not only the taste of the water, but the clarity, smell and feel of the water. My wife even commented on the difference in the feeling of the clothes after washing and drying them. My freinds even comment on how good the water tastes in comparison to their homes water supply and one of them only lives 3 miles away on the same local water supply line run!!!