The main function of a water dispenser is to provide temperature-controlled drinking water using a plastic 5-gallon water bottle that is placed on top of the cabinet.
Pros & Cons
Economical over long durational usage
Reusable water bottles
The water dispenser must be cleaned
Relies on electricity to control water temperature
Children must be supervised when using a dispenser as the hot water can burn their hands
Can only use 5-gallon water bottles
Types of Water Dispenser
There are two types of water dispensers available in the market, one with 2 taps and the other with 3 taps. There will be a cool tank with the storage capacity of more than 3 litres and a hot tank with a storage capacity of 1 litre. In case you need hot water for making coffee or tea or if you need room temperature or icy cold water, the dispenser offers temperature control options that meet your specific needs
Water dispensers have the Danfoss german compressor fitted in most home cooling appliances as it is a powerful compressor for fast cooling action. With the basic 2 tap models you can simply turn off the hot water temperature during summer and turn it back on when needed. For homes that have little children, there is a child safety lock on some models that can ensure children are protected from accidental burns. Water dispensers are now fitted with a small cabinet automatic thermostat refrigerator, that has two shelves for food and drinks storage. Water dispensers are available by brands such as PEL, Orient, Haier at affordable price points.