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What is a bottleless water cooler?

A bottleless water cooler is a machine that dispenses water without a bottle. Traditional coolers have a bottle on top that holds the liquid. A water dispenser without a bottle takes water directly from the waterline. This plumbed-in system offers a number of advantages over classic bottled coolers.

These bottleless units are sometimes called plumbed in, point of use, POU, direct line, inline, mains, tankless and jugless water dispensers. All of these names describe the same kind of no-bottle hydration station.

This article will teach you everything you need to know about buying a bottleless water cooler dispenser.

How does a bottleless water dispenser work?

Traditional water coolers use a bulky 3, 10 or 5 gallon jug that goes on top of a water dispenser stand. Point of use water cooler dispensers, on the other hand, don't use a bottle. Instead of using a jug that gets delivered or refilled like a pitcher, bottleless water machines tap into existing sink or water lines. This allows them to supply an endless flow of fresh filtered H2O.

POU water systems utilize filters to provide clean refreshing water. Most direct line coolers purify the water with carbon filtration. Carbon filters use bits of carbon like charcoal that strains the water at a molecular level, removing impurities and chemicals. Unlike other companies, Avalon bottleless water coolers add a second phase of filtration. This second phase is a sediment filter which removes lead, rust, and bacteria.

The other type of filtration used in some jugless water coolers is Reverse Osmosis. Reverse Osmosis is a water treatment process that removes contaminants from water by using pressure to force water molecules through a semipermeable membrane leaving clean, delicious drinking water. However, this method does waste a significant amount of water. For each gallon you keep you flush away 4-5 gallons.

While they’re often called tankless most bottleless water coolers do in fact have two tanks inside of them. One for hot water and one for cold water. These reservoirs allow the user to pour their water at the perfect temperature every time. No waiting for the water to chill or heat up. There is usually enough hot and cold water in the dispenser that you’ll never run out! Some direct line water coolers also dispense water right at room temperature.

What are the advantages of using a bottleless water cooler?

A lot of visitors wonder "Are bottleless water coolers better than bottled?" The answer is yes. You can objectively say that coolers without bottles are better. There are several great advantages of buying a bottleless water cooler over a traditional bottled water dispenser.

Bottleless Saves You Money

Just how much does a bottleless water cost to use? Getting water jugs used for coolers delivered by a company typically cost $0.79 per gallon.  A bottleless water cooler only costs $0.02 per gallon. That’s a 97% savings! Just switching one unit to a machine without a bottle could save you hundreds per year! Just think of what your office could do with those savings.

Better Tasting Filtered Water

If the taste of your water is important to you, you need a bottleless water dispenser. H2O flows through the dual stage filters on our plumbed in water coolers. This purified water tastes better than bottled water that sits stagnant and tastes stale. You’ll never taste water that’s cleaner and more pure than this. With an Avalon jugless water dispenser, you get perfect water every time!

No More Running Out Of Water

One of the biggest issues with water cooler jugs is that there is a finite amount of liquid each one can hold. If there is an issue with delivery or you accidentally miss a payment your home or office could be stuck with nothing cold and refreshing to drink. Cut the cord to the bottle delivery companies and switch to a direct line water cooler. With a plumbed-in dispenser, you get an endless supply of perfect hydration right from your tap. No more running out.

No Bulky Water Jug Storage

For most offices, space is at a premium. With a traditional water dispenser, you need to put the extra water jugs somewhere. Often they’re put next to the cooler taking up floor space and cluttering the room. With a POU water cooler, the H2O flows through the waterline so there’s no need to store those bulky water jugs.

No Lifting Heavy Jugs

Say goodbye to that heavy and awkward five-gallon jug you have to lift to replace each time the cooler runs out of water. A 5 gallon bottle of water weighs about 42 pounds. For many people lifting this much weight into the stand is no small task and could lead to injury.

With a Point of Use water cooler you can say goodbye to that and any resulting back pain. Once you’ve installed the hydration system, all you need to replace are the filters and enjoy your water. Say goodbye to accidental spills, heavy bottle changes, and storage issues.

Enjoy Cleaner and Healthier Water

The traditional gallon cooler is highly susceptible to airborne germs and contaminants. Some water companies may also use old plastic jugs that are exposed to other elements, which can cause chemicals from the plastic to leach into the water. This system doesn’t have a bottle that needs to be changed, so employees don’t come in direct contact with the water. With a no bottle H2O dispenser, your machine is completely sealed so outside contaminants don’t reach your water. This greatly reduces any risk of drinking water contamination. Thanks to our dual filtration system, you know you’ll be drinking the purest hydration imaginable.

Help Your Office Go Green

Water delivery services require trucks to transport the heavy plastic jugs. This, of course, uses gasoline and puts out harmful emissions. On top of that, water jugs are made out of plastic, which is a material that doesn’t biodegrade and can sit in a landfill. While you can recycle these vessels, continuing demand for them continues their production which is not good for the environment. Furthermore recycling the jugs uses even more water and energy. Since bottleless water dispensers purify your existing tap water, they’ll instantly help you reduce your carbon footprint on the world. There aren’t many items out there that can save you money and save the environment.

Why buy an Avalon water cooler?

Some water cooler companies charge monthly fees to rent a water cooler. With an Avalon bottleless water cooler, you own your water dispenser so there’s no ongoing rental price. This saves you hundreds per year!

Avalon hydration machines are unique in that they use a 2 stage filter system. This gives drinkers the purest cleanest water they’ve ever enjoyed.

Our point of use water coolers feature attractive modern designs and intuitive controls. With a variety of colors and styles, you’ll find a device that compliments your office or home decor. All of our units are Energy Star approved, UL listed and our filters are NSF certified.

Whether you want to buy a bottleless countertop water cooler for your kitchen or a standalone water dispenser for the office, Avalon has the best tankless water machines. Thanks to our 30-day money back guarantee and 5-star customer service you can purchase one knowing you’ll be thrilled with our products. You can see just how thrilled our customers are with our bottleless water coolers on Amazon.

Buy a bottleless water coolers today! With an Avalon bottleless cooler, Get Perfect Water, Every Time.