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7 reasons to use a water cooler at home

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family drinking water from a water cooler

Are you looking for a way simple and practical to stay hydrated at home? Why not opt for a water cooler for private use ? Not only does it make it easier to access water, it also has many benefits for your health and lifestyle. In this article, we'll explore 7 good reasons to use a water cooler at home.

1. A water cooler encourages good hydration

Many people tend not to drink enough waterThis is either because they don't have access to a convenient water source, or because they simply forget to drink enough water throughout the day.

That's where home water coolers can be very useful. First of all, they allow you to have easy access to fresh water and pure at all times. In addition, and more importantly, but generally speaking, water coolers that use a filtration system tend to improve the taste of water by eliminating impurities and reducing the presence of chlorine. Better quality water will obviously be a pleasure to drink!

2. It's economical

Using a fountain at home can be long-term economic. Rather than buying expensive bottles of water potentially contaminated with micro-plasticsYou can fill your glasses and bottles with fresh, healthy water from the fountain. This can save you money in the long run, while also reducing your energy consumption. environmental impact.

Did you know, for example, that tap water costs up to 300 times cheaper than bottled water!

price of tap water vs. bottled plastic water

3. It's hygienic!

Home water coolers are often equipped with filters that eliminate impurities and contaminants of water, ensuring that the water you drink is healthy. It can also help to reduce the risk of water-borne diseasesThis is particularly important for people with weakened immune systems.

Nevertheless, it is important to consider the filtration system of your fountain. We'll come back to this later in the article.

water purifier glass water cooler

4. Practice

Having a home water cooler at home is extremely practical, as it gives you easy access to purified water without you having to go out to buy bottled water !

It can also be very easy to maintain. We say 'may' because it depends on the type of fountain you choose.

For example, a water cooler requires a regular replacement of the cylinder of water, while a network fountain requires pipes and fittings to be cleaned regularly to prevent mineral build-up. A UV-A fountain will be easier to maintain!

But we'll come back to the advantages/disadvantages of each type of fountain later in this article.

5. Eco-friendly: Stop using plastic bottles!

Using a water cooler at home is also a good idea. beneficial for the environmentIt reduces the amount of plastic water bottles thrown away. This can help reduce plastic pollution in oceans and landfills, which has a positive impact on the planet.

Unfortunately, it is consumed 25 million plastic water bottles a day in France ! It's high time we developed more sustainable alternatives.

Read also: What type of water cooler is right for your business? and How can I make my business more environmentally responsible?

6. A fountain for your well-being

When you have easy access to clean, fresh water, it's easier to maintain a healthy body temperature. good hydration throughout the day. This can help prevent dehydration, which can cause headaches, dizziness, tiredness or dry mouth.

Water also helps to eliminate toxins from the bodyimprove digestion and boost energy and concentration.

7. It's so friendly!

Finally, a home fountain can add a touch of conviviality to your home. It can be a meeting point for family members or guests, creating a warm and welcoming environment.

What's more, a home fountain can be customised to suit your tastes and preferences, adding a touch of style to your home.

What type of water cooler is right for your home?

Now that you're convinced of the usefulness of a water cooler for your home, you just need to know what type of cooler to get!

There are 3 main types of water cooler for your home :

Network water fountain

A fountain that is directly connected to your home's drinking water network. It provides continuous drinking water without the need to replace cylinders.

Water cooler

A fountain that uses plastic water bottles to supply drinking water.

UV-A water cooler

A fountain that uses a ultraviolet radiation disinfection system to eliminate bacteria and viruses from your tap water.

This table shows the advantages and disadvantages of each type of fountain:

Type of fountainBenefitsDisadvantages
Network water fountain- No need to handle heavy, cumbersome cylinders - Unlimited access to drinking water at all times - No risk of cylinders running out of stock.- More expensive to install and requires plumbing work - Requires a permanent power supply - Risk of water contamination in the event of problems with the drinking water network.
Water cooler- Quick and easy to install - No need for a permanent power supply - Option to change the type of water (still, sparkling, flavoured).- Handling of heavy and cumbersome cylinders - Risk of cylinders running out of stock - Not very environmentally friendly (plastic cylinders)
UV-A water cooler- Efficient and environmentally-friendly water disinfection system - Eliminates bacteria and viruses from water - Quick and easy to install - Economical: tap water is up to 300 times cheaper than bottled water!- Requires a power supply - More limited capacity


Focus on LaVie's filterless water cooler!

In conclusion, investing in a water cooler for your home has a number of advantages for your home. health and the well-being. By providing filtered or purified drinking water, water coolers encourage a healthy lifestyle. good hydration essential to your well-being and that of your family.

In addition, they can improve the taste of tap water and provide a more sustainable alternative to plastic water bottles. Water coolers are also easy to use and maintain, making them a practical option for busy homes and workplaces.

All in all, buying a water cooler for your home is a smart move. wise investment for anyone looking for a healthy, convenient and sustainable source of water.

At LaVie we offer LaFontainea water fountain that uses UV-A radiation in order to purify your tap water by 20 minutes.

LaVie home water cooler with UV-A technology

Water coolers for the home LaFontaine® is the ideal solution for private customers. With its 5 litre capacityThis fountain can meet all your drinking water needs. Thanks to its advanced purification technologyThe LaFontaine water filter is capable of removing impurities and contaminants from tap water, so you can enjoy pure, healthy water at all times.

What's more, it's a beautiful object that will add an elegant touch to your home!

Discover LaFontaine® : and

Pascal Nuti CEO of LaVie Water Purifier

Article written on 13/03/2023 by Pascal Nuti - CIO Solable - Passionate about energy, I'm constantly on the lookout for new targets for improvement, exploring cross-disciplinary paths using novel methods.

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