The Whirlpool Black and Stainless Bottom Load Water Dispenser Water Cooler with Cold and Hot Water complements the decor of modern kitchens and offices. The water cooler’s stainless steel top ties in with other stainless appliances and metal fixtures. The shape is simple, contemporary and attractive. The tall and smooth body has hidden faucets and a flush drip tray for a uniform look that effortlessly blends into a room.
Most water coolers struggle to keep their water below the barely cool temperature of 50°F. However, most people are used to the temperature of their refrigerator. Many are disappointed when a water cooler dispenses 50°F water. This water cooler keeps the water at 40°F, the fridge temperature people most enjoy. To make water this cold, a large piece of ice is formed in the cold water reservoir. This acts like ice cubes inside a glass, instantly cooling the water mixing with it. This technology ensures a refreshingly cold glass of water, even in the middle of the worst summer heatwave.
Other water coolers built with standard technology are unable to keep a steadily hot temperature. Although they can heat up very hot, the temperature then starts to drop as the system cools down. The heating cycle then starts up again. The brewed tea is good when the water is hot, but bad when the water cools down. The Whirlpool water dispenser keeps the water in the steaming hot range. This ensures a reliably brewed cup of tea every time.
The gentle heating technology resists the buildup of calcium scale. Scale forms in other water coolers as their rapid heating precipitates minerals out of spring water, forming scale on their heating elements. This causes inefficient heating, and may eventually break the heater. This water cooler's gentle heating technology slows scale buildup, significantly extending the lifespan of the heating system.
The bottom loading function incorporates the most advanced technologies, such as an angled siphon that sucks the maximum amount of water out of the bottle. It reaches the outer rim of the bottle, which is the lowest point where the water collects. Other bottom loading water dispensers may leave over a cup of water in the bottle.
The water dispenser comes with features like the ability to turn the night light off when it is not needed. Energy can be saved by turning off the hot or cold water, each of which has its own dedicated power switch. The specially engineered water pump can be run dry, and doesn’t need priming. It is a quieter pump than normal, and only runs when water is used, keeping the noise to a minimum at other times.
Solid and Durable
The entire frame of the water cooler is constructed from solid steel, making it extremely durable. Tests show that it can take over 300 pounds of vertical compression pressure. This solid metal frame is reinforced with the stainless steel exterior to make a strongly constructed water cooler that will survive many years of heavy use. Top, front and base are made from impact resistant ABS plastic. The water dispensing controls have been tested to over 1 million cycles, and are designed for a lifetime of use.
The cooling system cycles very infrequently, turning the compressor on about 30 times less than others. This infrequent switching on, extends the lifespan of the compressor and the thermostats. Every time an electrical product turns on, there is a power surge, which can eventually wear down the system, as when a light bulb pops after switched on. Turning on 30 times less than others leads to a greatly extended lifespan. This professionally built water cooler has been designed from the ground up with longevity and reliability in mind.