This cost analysis shown below is calculated on the present value of 15 years. 15 years was chosen as it represents the average lifetime of Kangen machines. Kangen™ Water information is based on the Enagic SD501, with a retail price of $3,980.00. It also includes the cost of a high-grade filter, replaced annually; 2 cleaning cartridges, used annually; 5 cleaning services, once every 3 years, performed by Enagic technicians and the average cost of tap water, as indicated by the US EPA, at the rate of $.002 per gallon.
IMPORTANT: Not included in the calculations were: 1) the cost of your time shopping and handling of bottled water, 2) cost of money or interest, and 3) the cost of the destruction to the environment and to your body due to plastic intrusion.