Over the past several years, there has been an increase in the use of bottled water. People have a belief that bottled water is better for them and that bottled water is safer than the tap water out of their sinks. Therefore, people are turning to using water dispensers in their homes and offices. You may look at one of the many dispensers available as an option. There are several benefits to using water dispensers:
• You can have hot, cold, or room temperature water on hand at all times
• The water you are drinking is filtered and pure (using the same principles behind a Unicel pool filter, for instance).
• Less waste disposal by doing away with individual sizes of bottled water
Some people may choose to use either a water dispenser or a bottled water dispenser. Although it may seem the terms can be used interchangeably, there are differences:
• Water dispensers are available for point of use and are directly linked to a pipeline. The water can be dispensed from a filter on the faucet itself, or on a compact countertop unit.
• Water dispensers usually have a constant hot water thermostat set to185 degrees that can be turned off with a switch
• With these units, you never have to worry about running out of water
• They are maintenance-free. Filters are simply changeed as needed
• No bulky bottles to store
Bottled Water Dispensers
• More cost-efficient to buy large 3 and 5 gallon water bottles than individual sizes
• More hygienic in the office than a water fountain
• You get to choose the brand of water that you want to drink
• Never have to worry about corrosion from a public water supply
• Replacing the bottles and simple and quick
Both the water dispenser and the bottled water dispenser have their advantages. The decision lies in the way you intend to use the water supply. If you want fresh, clean, filtered water for your home, then a water dispenser may be practical for you. If you looking to for a cold or hot water dispenser for your employees and/or clients, then a bottled unit may be the better choice. Just make sure you take the time to do the research and make an educated choice of the one right for you.