Same tap. 98% less water.
The Altered:Nozzle is the worlds most extreme water saving nozzle. It installs easily into your existing tap. By atomizing water we can use 98% less water and still retain full functionality. And if you need a little more, then you switch to our regular saving mode. Still 75% savings, but all the water you need.
-Fits into your existing tap.
-Super easy installation. 30 sec.
-Pays for itself in a couple of months!
-Multiple finishes and sizes.
-Lead Free Eco Brass
Perfect for kitchen and bathroom taps everywhere. In your home, your boat, at the office, in your vacation home or wherever you have a tap and want to save water.
Water stress is a truly global issue affecting over one billion people today, and an estimated 3 billion in 2020. It is a problem we need to do something about. This is our small contribution to this huge issue.
The old solution for saving water has been to restrict the flow of water. But that only works up to a point. When you’re left with only a drizzle, you need a shift in technology. We looked at the problem from another perspective. Instead of restricting water, we wanted to use as much of the water coming out of the tap as possible. The issue with regular taps is that you only use a fraction of the water coming out of your faucet. It bounces of the surface of your hands or plates. Or even worse, it just passes right by and straight down the drain.
When atomizing the water we break it up into millions of tiny droplets. Creating a high speed, heavy mist, shooting out of your tap. This increases the surface area of the water drastically and makes it possible for you to come in contact with almost all of the water coming out of your tap.
The result was even more extreme than we thought. We could have full functionality in washing hands, greens, doing dishes, brushing teeth etc, with only 2% of the water compared to a standard saving tap!
One big issue. 2% is not so great when it takes 2 minutes to fill a glass of water. That’s why we’ve developed a switch to a more regular Saving Mode. You still save 75% compared to your old tap, but you get all the water you need. Perfect for filling glasses, pots and pans.
Being good to the environment should not have to mean being bad at design. The faucet is part of our interior design, something we spend a lot of money on. So if it doesn’t look good sitting at the end of your tap, then it’s just going to end up in some drawer. And there it won’t do much good at all.
That’s why we’ve spent a lot of time on the design of the Altered:Nozzle. We wanted it to stand out and make a statement, but at the same time it needed to look as an integrated part on a variety of different faucets. Finally we ended up with this drop shape. It clearly makes a visual statement at the same time as it makes it easy to switch between Mist and Saver Mode.
First of all we think you should feel great about having saved the planet a bunch of water. But lets talk specifics. Even compared to the lowest limit of the Water Sense US standard, the Altered:Nozzle saves you up to 98%. And except for saving water, that means less energy and emissions to heat and transport the water. That is great for planet Earth. But it is also great for you. For an average household in Europe this translates to savings of €203/year. In US that number is around $255/year. Basically, you’ve just bought a great looking product that pays for itself within a couple of months.