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Do Water Coolers Use A Lot Of Electricity?

Posted by on May 10th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

We know our customers love the ease and convenience of a Thirsty Work water cooler in their workplaces. After all, it gives them cool, refreshing, filtered water on-demand, keeping them better hydrated for longer – what’s not to love? But having cool, or even hot, water on-demand means using energy. So how much electricity do water coolers really use?

An eco-friendly option

While we’re as eco-friendly as we can be in our water cooler products, packaging, and deliveries, we also try to be as economic as we can in their energy consumption as well. To get a cost of running a water...

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Why It's Essential To Have A Water Cooler On Your Film Set

Posted by on May 7th 2021 in Helpful Advice

From indoor studio productions to large, outdoor location shoots, every TV and film set involves dozens, if not hundreds, of people. It can be hot and thirsty work for everyone involved, indoors or out, so having plenty of easily accessible and conveniently placed water coolers on any film set or TV studio is essential for all artists and crew.

Water for a healthy crew

While other liquid refreshments will usually be available on set, water will always be the best option. Quenching the thirst of everyone, fresh water helps keep the whole team properly hydrated and alert while keeping those energy levels...

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Do Water Coolers Need To Be Cleaned And Maintained?

Posted by on April 8th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

Whenever you use a water cooler, whether at work, in the gym, or in a waiting room, it’s bound to have been used by countless others before you. Every cooler must be safe for everyone to use, so water cooler cleaning and water cooler maintenance, both inside and outside, are essential to giving you a clean and hygienic experience. So what happens?

How clean is your cooler?

Up and down the country there are offices, factories, hospitals, and shops with water coolers giving fast and easy access to pure, chilled drinking water for everyone. They’re a great way to keep staff, customers,...

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Branded Glass Bottles: The Economic and Ecological Benefits For Your Hotel

Posted by on April 1st 2021 in General, Helpful Advice

For hotels and other hospitality sector businesses around the world, there is, by default, a lot of waste. According to Wrap, 62% of packaging and ‘non-food’ waste is recycled, and one of the highest levels of recycling is for glass. But with growing urgency to reduce and reuse, branded glass bottles could be a way for your hotel to market your brand values and reduce your environmental impact.

Recycle, reduce, and reuse

In the 21st century, recycling, reducing, and reusing is now as much a global necessity as it is a positive step in boosting your venue’s eco-credentials. While glass is 100%...

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Why Hand Gel Dispensers Are Vital For Your Business

Posted by on February 4th 2021 in Helpful Advice

Hand hygiene is always an essential part of everyday life, but as we continue through the realities of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever. And if you’re running a business with staff and regular visitors or customers, a steady supply of hand sanitiser is vital to protect them and your business.

A duty of care

Business health and safety is relevant at any time and covers multiple areas. And according to the government’s Health and Safety Executive agency, it’s “an employer's duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business....

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How To Cut Bottled Water Costs In My Restaurant

Posted by on January 7th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

Eating out at a good restaurant is always enjoyable, whether it’s with family and friends or an intimate dinner for two. But alongside giving your customers the opportunity to experience cuisines from around the world, having something refreshing to drink is all part of the enjoyment. But could you cut expensive bottled water costs in your restaurant?

Bottled water costs

It’s always nice to have a decent bottle of wine, or maybe some fizz for a special occasion, with a fantastic restaurant meal. But not everyone will drink alcohol, either through choice or circumstance (designated driver anyone?). But, more often than not,...

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Top Ten Reasons to Use a Refillable Bottle

Posted by on November 4th 2019 in Helpful Advice

Why should you be using refillable bottles? In today’s day and age, the call for reusable bottles is on the rise more than ever. In 2019, plastics make up 60 to 80% of all marine debris. With global warming becoming a very real threat and most large chain supermarkets being hunted to be rid of plastic all together, the refillable bottle has become a solution of growing popularity, which is why we want to examine our top ten reasons to refill a reusable water bottle and cut out single-use plastic. 

Environmentally-friendly

In the UK we use roughly 13 billion plastic bottles every...

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What Is The Difference Between Spring Water and Mineral Water?

Posted by on October 21st 2019 in Helpful Advice

A question we get asked a lot, as a water solutions provider is, what exactly is the difference between spring water and mineral water? Well actually quite a lot. There are certain factors that affect what the classification of water is, including; where it comes from, its consistency, composition, taste and if they’re protected or treated.

So here is a rundown on what the difference is between spring water and mineral water.

Spring Water

Spring water is the term used to refer to water collected directly from a natural source, typically far underground in natural aquifers where the spring water rises to the...

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Why Is It Important To Have Water Coolers in Schools?

Posted by on October 16th 2019 in Helpful Advice

Why Water Matters:

Your body needs water to function well – it takes up over half your body weight and you can only survive for 3 days without it. It is so vital to our existence and wellbeing that access to water was made a human right in 2010. There are many reasons that water is important: firstly it keeps you revitalised and with enough energy to carry on with your tasks. You need to drink enough water for your blood to be thin enough to transport glucose and oxygen around your body to the necessary muscles and organs to give...

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Why Water Matters For Hospitals

Posted by on October 9th 2019 in Helpful Advice

Hospitals are all about delivering the best level of care for patients. The experience should be made as simple, comfortable and easy as possible for the patients and employees. Part of this experience is having the comfort of being able to easily access clean and refreshing drinking water around the hospital. Hospitals looking to promote health and wellbeing to their patients and employees should be offering that and more. Scientists say that a loss of 1% of body mass due to dehydration can impair performance. A doctor, nurse or patient who is wilting due to dehydration won’t be in the...

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