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November 29th, 2021, New Pentair 10% Price Adjustment – Everpure High End Residential!

November 29, 2021


Dear Valued Pentair Partner,

Many industrial manufacturers continue to face unprecedented inflationary pressures, supply scarcities, labor constraints, and escalating transportation costs. These extraordinary circumstances have affected the global business environment and remain a concern as we approach the coming year. 

Pentair has endeavored to minimize the impact of these changes and remains committed to providing you, our valued customer, with exceptional products, services and support. Nevertheless, as we approach 2022, it will be necessary to implement further pricing actions to counteract ongoing material shortages, logistical challenges and inflation.

As a result, we are implementing a 10% price increase on new orders for valves, tanks, filtration and softening products effective December 13, 2021. Additionally, a surcharge of 10% will be applied retroactively to any order that has not shipped prior to December 13, 2021, with the exception of past due orders that had an acknowledged ship date prior to November 29, 2021.

To avoid any payment issues please update your system to include the surcharge on all open POs and new orders with the updated pricing. Please consult with your Pentair sales representative regarding specific pricing questions and work with your customer service representative to make any changes to existing orders.

These are unquestionably challenging times for both industry and society as a whole. Together, we will continue to navigate through the inflationary turbulence. Thank you for your continued support of Pentair brands and products amidst these economic challenges.

Your business remains vitally important to us!  


Sincerely,

John Ryan
Global Sales Director
Residential & Commercial Filtration Systems

For more information please contact us at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.

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November 29th, 2021, New Pentair 10% Price Adjustment – Fleck, Structural, Autotrol, Pentair Filtration!

November 29, 2021

Dear Valued Pentair Partner,

Many industrial manufacturers continue to face unprecedented inflationary pressures, supply scarcities, labor constraints, and escalating transportation costs. These extraordinary circumstances have affected the global business environment and remain a concern as we approach the coming year. 

Pentair has endeavored to minimize the impact of these changes and remains committed to providing you, our valued customer, with exceptional products, services and support. Nevertheless, as we approach 2022, it will be necessary to implement further pricing actions to counteract ongoing material shortages, logistical challenges and inflation.

As a result, we are implementing a 10% price increase on new orders for valves, tanks, filtration and softening products effective December 13, 2021.  Additionally, a surcharge of 10% will be applied retroactively to any order that has not shipped prior to December 13, 2021, with the exception of past due orders that had an acknowledged ship date prior to November 29, 2021.  

To avoid any payment issues please update your system to include the surcharge on all open POs and new orders with the updated pricing. Please consult with your Pentair sales representative regarding specific pricing questions and work with your customer service representative to make any changes to existing orders. 

These are unquestionably challenging times for both industry and society as a whole. Together, we will continue to navigate through the inflationary turbulence. Thank you for your continued support of Pentair brands and products amidst these economic challenges.
 
Your business remains vitally important to us!  

Sincerely,


John Ryan
Global Sales Director
Residential & Commercial Filtration Systems
For more information please contact us at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com
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The 2021 Specialty Coffee Holiday Season is Heating Up!

Starbucks is officially kicking off the holiday season with its new holiday lineup, including a brand new sugar cookie latte! For the first-time ever, the company will debut a non-dairy beverage in its holiday lineup, the Iced Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte, which can be either cold or hot. Starbucks is also bringing back its well-known favorites like Peppermint Mocha, Caramel Brulee, Chestnut Praline, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha and the Irish Cream Cold Brew. Dunkin’s new drinks include a Toasted White Chocolate Signature Latte and a new White Mocha Hot Chocolate! The Dunkin Peppermint Mocha is also back on the menu this year. Caribou Coffee has three new holiday additions, the Ho Ho Mint Mocha, the Spicy Mocha and for egg nog lovers the Fa La Latte! Dutch Brothers also has three new Holiday additions, the Peppermint Bliss Cold Brew, Hazelnut Truffle Mocha and Glacier Peak Rebel! People don’t want to miss out on limited time seasonal offers and they all have one major ingredient in common, water! Espresso is 85-96% water and that water is extremely important to delivering not only a great shot of espresso but not damaging a very expensive espresso machine. Chlorine can alter the aroma and increases acidity. It also bonds with organics creating an earthy or moldy overtone to the flavor. TDS, (total dissolved solids), can cause poor extraction of the grounds, under extraction leads to weak and sour drinks and over extraction leads to bitterness so taking care to treat coffee and espresso beverage water is extremely important. Regardless of which one is your favorite, operators know and work diligently to make sure that all of these beverages begin with a great shot of espresso. Pentair continues to lead the Industry in taking care of coffee and espresso water quality by working directly with Specialty Coffee Operators and Espresso Equipment Manufactures. Both the Everpure and Optipure product lines deliver proven solutions to help  Operators engineer the water they need to deliver the espresso beverage that meets their specifications. For espresso, that means a softer water that also protects the equipment from both hard water scale and corrosion from chloride. For a superior quality extraction of coffee solids the Statistics & Standards Committee of the Specialty Coffee Association of America has determined the following standards for the water used to brew specialty coffee.

Characteristic Target Acceptable Range
Odor 1 Clean / Fresh, Odor free
Color 2 Clear color
Total Chlorine O mg/L
TDS 3 150 mg/L 75 – 250 mg/L
Calcium Hardness 4 grains or 68 mg/L 1 – 5 grains or 17 mg/L – 85 mg/L
Total Alkalinity 40 mg/L At or near 40 mg/L
pH 7.0 6.5 to 7.5
Sodium 10 mg/L At or near 10 mg/L
1 Odor is based on sensory olfactory determination
2 Color is based on sensory visual determination
3 TDS measured based on a 4-4-2 conversion


The Target is the most desirable point in the Acceptable Range, although falling within the range is considered meeting the standard. These variances are in place to take into consideration real world circumstances, and the target gives the optimum measurement of each characteristic to strive for. For an operator then, the place to begin is with a POE, point of entry standard Everpure water test, DEV7013-73. This test includes the water bottle and lab analysis of 30 contaminants and characteristics. The test usually takes from 7 to 10 days to analyze at the laboratory located in Chicago and the following is a sample of the delivered analysis;

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In order to provide both a superior quality shot of espresso and protect the equipment from scaling and/or corrosion this water would be way out of specification. La Marzocco publishes the following water quality specification for the warranty of there espresso machines;

This water has hardness of 257 ppm and chlorides of over 308.8 ppm   so the recommendation would be an Optipure BWS reverse osmosis system to actually take the mineral and chloride out of the water and deliver water with the correct specification of both TDS, total disolved solids between 90ppm and 150ppm and chlorides of less than 3o ppm in order to protect the machine from corrosion.  The size of the unit is determined according to the amount of beverage water that will be needed at peak operating time within the facility.

Optipure BWS Systems include;

These systems can be sized to fit one piece of equipment or all of the coffee, espresso, beverage, etc..equipment that you are using to insure that the water you are using will protect your equipment from whatever changes occur within your water supply and provide the perfect water and ice for your beverages. Not sure of what you need to do to take care of  your water? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com

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The 2021 Dispensed Beverage recovery is gaining momentum!

Coke is seeing a recovery in its away-from-home channels, like restaurants and movie theaters, which had cratered this time last year. Many hospitality venues including c-stores used pandemic self-service pauses as an opportunity to evaluate and update their dispensed beverage segment. Now retailers are looking to carry summer sales momentum into the fall and according to Coca Cola they are going to see it! Worried that your old water filter system will keep up as fountain customers return? Pentair Everpure has your solution;

Questions, please give us a call at 800-942-7873 | 813-626-9600 or email us at info@filterpure.com.

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Filter Pure Systems, Inc., Everpure, Pentek, Shurflo, Holiday 2021 Lead Times!

Excessive Lead Times;

For the past several months, we have been experiencing longer than normal lead times with all of our manufacturers. The extended lead times have been attributed to a number of factors that are currently happening worldwide and not just in the United States.

Materials used in most all manufacturing plants globally are in critical low supply and the distribution of goods has slowed dramatically for last several months causing longer delays than expected on shipments to be delivered. Instead of days or a couple of weeks we experienced in the past for deliveries, those waiting periods are now turning into several weeks and months.

For the time being and in the foreseeable future, it is recommended that product ordering should not be a last-minute decision. If you use or are needing replacement water filters, new filtration systems or any other filtration products, please order those items as soon as possible and do not wait. The longer you wait, the longer the lead times.

Please call us directly at 800-942-7873/813-626-9600 or email us at info@filterpure.com for pricing and availability.

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The importance of Hydration in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic!

Our bodies are made up of 60%  water which is why staying hydrated and re-hydrating is so important. Water is in every cell of our body. It is used by our major organs, such as our kidneys, liver, heart and brain. Hydration is also key to regulating our core temperature, and dehydration can exacerbate an existing fever. Small losses in body fluid can cause body temperatures to rise. The amount of water needed to stay hydrated has gone up from the typical 8 glasses a day that was typically recommended, “Our bodies need quite a bit of hydration every day. For women, 2.7 liters about 11 glasses of water. For men, about 3.7 liters, about 16 glasses. Staying hydrated also means healthy membranes, when we cough, sneeze and just breathe, membranes in our nose and mouth eliminate bacteria. Moisture helps heal the broken membranes so additional infectious organisms can’t enter the body. A high quality source of drinking water in your home is one of the best ways to ensure that you and your family stay hydrated and healthy. Utilizing the same technology used around the world in restaurants and coffee houses, Pentair Everpure brings superior filtration into your home. Everpure commercial grade water filtration systems reduce contaminants that affect water taste while preserving the valuable minerals and vitamins naturally found in drinking water. Pentair Everpure can provide peace of mind with clean, great-tasting water in your home.

If you tour the kitchen at a world renowned restaurant, you’re very likely to see the Everpure name. We’re the industry leader that professional chefs trust most for excellence in water filtration. They love our ability to remove the impurities that make water taste bad, while preserving the valuable trace minerals that create refreshing flavor. A commercial grade Everpure system takes away all sorts of unpleasant substances – and even some unhealthy ones – that may be in your tap water:

  • Particulates that leave a bad taste or odor
  • Chemical substances that may affect health and add unpleasant tastes and odors
  • Bacteria and viruses that can cause illness
  • Limescale that damages your expensive water-using appliances

Everpure filtered water lets you drink, blend beverages, and cook with confidence.

  • Better tasting coffee and tea
  • More appetizing food – chlorinated water can cause cooking water to taste odd, which can affect food, such as pasta. Chlorine also can affect food color.
  • Tastier homemade bread – chlorine can affect yeast, which is a particular problem in sourdough recipes.
  • Cleaner fruits and vegetables – washing produce in filtered water prevents contamination with chlorine and related byproducts. Even washing salad in chlorinated water can have negative effects.

From elegant fare to simple crystal-clear ice, enjoy gourmet restaurant quality in your own home with a Pentair Everpure system.

Features of the Everpure H-300 Drinking Water System include:

Part Number: EV927076
• .5 micron
• Overall Dimensions: 22” H x 5” Diameter
• Rated Capacity: 300 gallons (1,135 Litres)
• Built in water shut off allows for easier cartridge changes
• Exclusive Micro-Pure filtering material coats the pleated surface inside the cartridge
• Retains vital minerals found naturally in water to ensure the health and delicious clean, crisp taste of your water
• Chlorine, taste & odor, sediment, lead and cyst reduction
• VOCs, volatile organic chemicals including THMs
• Removes dirt and cloudiness including particles as small .5 micron by mechanical means
• Removes particulates including oxidized iron, manganese and sulfides
• Adsorbs common earthy, moldy, fish tastes, and odors
• Enhanced KDF media to inhibit scale build-up that can damage equipment
• Commercial grade filtration, Everpure signature metal canister protects the filter from splitting or bursting
• NSF Certified under NSF/ANSI Standards 42 chemical reduction and 53 certified to reduce cysts such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia by mechanical means
• Uses replacement H-300 replacement water filter cartridge (EV927072)
• MADE IN THE USA

The same commercial quality that makes Pentair® Everpure the overwhelming choice for water filtration in restaurants is also available for your home. Pentair Everpure exclusive precoat filtration technology combines Micro-Pure® and a unique pleated filter membrane. This highly engineered design offers the largest filtering surface area, longer filter life, and consistent performance.

Download the Everpure-H300 EV927070 Filtration System Specification Sheet

Questions about the H-300 system? Please call us directly at 800-942-7873 or email us directly at info@filterpure.com.

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer urges water limits due to Covid surge and the use of liquid oxygen in the treatment of Orlando water.

The Mayor of Orlando asked residents on Friday, August 20th, 2021 to stop watering their lawns and washing their cars for at least a week, saying water usage needed to be cut back because of the recent surge of Covid-19 hospitalizations. The Orlando Utility Commission treats the city’s water with liquid oxygen and supplies that ordinarily go toward water treatment have been diverted to hospitals for patients suffering from the virus. The city-owned utility typically goes through 10 trucks of liquid oxygen a week but its supplier recently said that it would be cut back to five to seven trucks a week to accommodate hospitals, said Linda Ferrone, OUC’s chief customer and marketing officer.

Worried about the quality of your drinking water? Give us a call at 800-942-7873 or contact us at info@filterpure.com.