The Goods: Water Coolers

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Follett 7 Series Countertop

Short on space in the break room? This countertop cooler dispenses room-temperature water and ice chips but lacks a built-in water chiller. The pushbutton-dispenser area is coated with an antimicrobial agent. You can choose from two filters that reduce common contaminants and last for 48,000 8-ounce servings. Refills cost $35 to $80.
cost: Starts at $100 a month
to lease, which includes
maintenance and filter refills