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About Water Quality

Not All Water Filters Are Created Equal

There are a host of water filter technologies out there. Here's a sampling:

Granular Activated Carbon (GAC)/Carbon Block

  • Removes chlorine, taste and ordor, and chemicals
  • Does not remove heavy metals (carbon block can remove undissolved lead)
  • Limited life because of chlorine
  • Carbon block filters can clog with sediment long before filter is exhausted

Reverse Osmosis

  • Removes chlorine, taste and order, and chemicals (with carbon prefilter or postfilter)
  • Removes heavy metals, such as lead
  • Wastes water, 4 -5 gal. go down the drain to treat 1 gal.
  • Removes healthful minerals, such as calcium and magnesium
  • Expensive to maintain

Distillation

  • Removes chlorine, taste and odor and chemicals (with carbon post filter)
  • Removes heavy metals, such as lead
  • Wastes energy - uses 25¢ of electricity to treat 1 gallon
  • Removes healthful minerals, such as calcium and magnesium
  • Removal of these minerals leaves a flat tasting water

KDF/GAC Filter- how it works?

  • Water on Demand - no water or energy waste
  • Removes a WIDE range of contaminants and heavy metals
  • Leaves healthful minerals intact, leaving tastier mineral water
  • Low maintenance; low operating cost
  • KDF media inhibit bacteria growth throughout the unit
  • 5 to 10 times longer life than GAC only filter


The KDF/GAC filtration technology has been recommended over competing
products by Andrew Weil, MD, a noted commentator on healthy living, who has
appeared on nationally televised network morning shows and syndicated talk
shows.

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Click Here!Why Filtered Water?

The marketplace is filled with good water filtration/purification systems and technologies.

So…why consider using KDF Process Media? We can give you two good reasons. One: Because KDF Process Media enhance the performance, extend the life, reduce the maintenance and lower the total cost of many available carbon-based systems. Two: KDF Process Media help control microorganisms by creating an environment that’s deadly to some microorganisms and that interferes with the ability of many other microorganisms to function. Either way, the use of KDF Process Media results in the total elimination of some contaminants and a great reduction of a wide assortment of others. The net result to you is low cost and high performance. That’s why all WaterCoolerBoy water filters utilize KDF/GAC based technology – and, they are made in the USA. (Click here for more details.)

Benefits of KDF® Process Media

  • Significantly extend the life of granular activated carbon
  • Are recyclable or disposable
  • Effectively remove chlorine and heavy metals and controls microorganisms
  • Are available in four granular styles, each designed for a particular need
  • Outperform silver-impregnated carbons
  • Require no EPA registration, thus less red tape

*The material in the section aboved is provided by KDF Fluid Treatment, Inc.

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Why bottleless Water Coolers?

The supply of water is constant. You will never run out of water because of late delivery or above average usage. Each water cooler provides the equivalent of 17 five gallon bottles of water per month for 36 months, and can pay for itself in less than a year. (See payback analysis below.)

Saves you and your employees time and labor because you no longer have to:

  • Store bottles, tying up storage areas
  • Change 50 lb. bottles
  • Sanitize bottle necks when changing bottles
  • interrupt work for bottle deliveries
  • Reconcile delivery receipts and invoices

You may also connect a coffee maker, ice maker, etc. to the filtered water supply and improve the taste of these products as well.

The WaterCoolerBoy bottleless water coolers provide all of the benefits of the KDF/GAC water filter system.

Payback Analysis

Kevy WOW

Payback Analysis
WaterCoolerBoy Bottled Water
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WaterCooler D5CH
(cold & hot temp unit, includes pressure regulator, KDF/GAC filter & sediment filter)
$599 Bottled water cooler rental
($14/month x12)
$168
Allowance for installation $150 Bottled water usage
(20 gals/wk x 52 @ $1.30/gal)
$1352
Total Price $749 Total Price $1520
*System paid for in approximately 6-months and provides net savings thereafter of nearly $1500/yr. Payback period can vary depending on bottled water usage and prices.


Click here for a printable version of the One Year Payback Analysis.

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