The Complete Water Softener System for Your Home

Green Energy Water Softener

Most water contains hard minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Our water softener solutions entirely rid your home water of these troublesome minerals using the best technology and the greenest technology. Green Energy Water Softeners use up to 75% less salt and 64% less water, and they cost only $1.75 a year to run.

“You either get a filter for your home or you become the filter!”

What is Hard Water?

Water that is “hard” contains more minerals than the water we ordinarily use in our homes. The elements of calcium and magnesium especially contribute to the hardness of water, as they are positively charged ions. Hard water is a problem because it results in mineral buildup on your water fixtures and prevents soap and detergent from dissolving properly in your water.

What is a Water Softener System?

Simply put, a water softener system removes the hard elements to make your water less positively charged. This improves the taste and makes it safer and less irritable to both you and your appliances.

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Why Should You Use a Water Softener System?

Water softener systems improve the lifespan of your water-based appliances. When hard water evaporates, it leaves behind limescale deposits in your pipes. As these deposits accumulate, they restrict waterflow. They can even block your pipes completely.

Having a water softener system prevents limescale buildup in your pipes, keeping your laundry machines, dishwashers, and water filtration systems working efficiently. This expands the lifespan of both your household water systems and pipes, and can even contribute to improved efficiency of air-conditioner units and other water based appliances.

How Do Our Water Softener Systems Work?

Both of our water softener series get rid of hard minerals by switching them out with salt. The negatively charged resin bed found in all of our systems collect the positively charged magnesium and sodium ions. This process is known as ion exchange.

General Features and Warranties

  • Exclusive NSF Certified electronic control valve with seven-year warranty featuring proven piston, seal & spacer technology
  • NSF Certified fiberglass pressure tank with lifetime warranty
  • High-density polyethylene salt tank with lifetime warranty
  • Time-saving quick connect fittings on brine line, drain line (with 0-ring seal) and power cord for fast and easy installations
  • Fully adjustable cycles allow customization to the most efficient settings based on specific water quality requirements

Our 89 Series

Our Green Energy 89 Water Softener Series uses upflow regeneration to drive hard minerals away from the resin and into the drain. Upflow regeneration systems flow water from bottom to top. They are more efficient than downflow regeneration systems. This saves both salt and the unused portion of the resin for future use.

The 89 Series also features a control system with a large, 80-character touchpad screen. You can easily customize your settings however you like.

Unique Features:

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Salt-efficient upflow regeneration
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Backlit LCD display screen with no confusing codes or symbols – large 4 line / 80 character touchpad screen.
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Meter immediate; meter delayed; meter override; vacation and calendar clock modes
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True 1” porting provides high flow rates for larger homes
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Adjustable backwash frequency saves up to 2,000 gallons of water per year

Our HTO Upflow Series

The Green Energy HTO Uplow Water Softener Series is our premium system. A Complete Water Refining System For Your Home. Rid your water of hardness minerals (calcium and magnesium) plus filter out bad tastes and odor caused by chlorine, chloramines or organic matter.

The two-tank system also saves you from replacing both beds at once when you don’t need to. With the two-tank system, you get the benefits of both an entire water softener system and a whole-house carbon filter in one at a much lower price.

Unique Features:

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Two tank carbon system keeps media beds separate, allowing for more carbon contact for improved chlorine and chloramines removal
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Carbon can be replaced without replacing the resin bed
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Brine safety valve for added overflow protection
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Plastic salt grid prevents salt bridging
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Unique precision turbine meter is incorporated in system bypass valve – saving over 4” of floor space

General Benefits

Saves You Money.

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Makes your clothes last longer
Softened water is less harsh on your clothes.
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Extends the life of your appliances
Eliminates buildup that causes harm to your appliances.

Easier to Wash, Period.

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Softened water reduces calcium
Makes water dissolve easier for rinsing skin and hair. Eliminates soap scum.

Benefits by Location

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Healthier, better-tasting drinking water with our HTO system
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Improves the taste of juice, coffee, soup and ice with our HTO system
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Eliminates need for expensive bottled water with our HTO system
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Increases lifespan of appliances like dishwasher and coffee maker
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Dishes, silverware and glasses are spot-free
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Reduces dish soap use
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Clothes and linens are cleaner, softer, brighter, and last longer
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Requires up to 50% less laundry detergent and soap, saving you money
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Increases lifespan of washer
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Virtually eliminates spots, streaks and scum on fixtures, tubs and showers
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Leaves skin feeling smoother after showering with reduced soap buildup on skin
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Reduces razor burn and lengthens lifespan of shaver blades
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Makes hair softer and more manageable
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Reduces soap scum and residue on showers, tubs and sinks
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Increases water heater efficiency by up to 30%, reducing costs
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Improves water flow and pressure by eliminating build-up in pipes
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Prevents corrosion on faucets and water appliances

Water Softener FAQs

What are the benefits of a water softener?

Green Energy water softeners can extend the lifespan of water-based appliances by eliminating the build-up that could harm them. Water softeners can also improve the taste of water and eliminate soap residue when showering, doing laundry, or washing dishes.

What is the best water softener system?

Green Energy of San Antonio offers two water softener series. Both water softener systems work by replacing the hard minerals in water with salt. Our HTO Upflow Series is our premium water softener option that improves the taste of water and features a two-tank system. With this system, you get the benefits of both an entire water softener system and a whole-house carbon filter all in one.

How long does it take to install a water softener?

At Green Energy of San Antonio, our water treatment professionals have years of experience installing our water softeners. As such, we can install a water softener in about an hour if pre-plumbed or if it needs plumbing typically in 1 day.

How much does a water softener cost?

Contact Green Energy of San Antonio to schedule a free estimate for your new water softener and installation. We'll discuss which water softener is best for your needs and provide you with a quote for your system and installation.