Achieving net-zero water through rainwater collection, efficient appliances and graywater reuse.
An underground rainwater collection system at the ReNEWW House in Indiana has a carrying capacity of 3,000 gallons.
Founded: 1911 by Lou Upton and his uncle, Emory, as the Upton Machine Company
Headquarters: Benton Harbor, Mich.
Leadership: Jeff M. Fettig, CEO
Products and Services: Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
Employees: 97,000 worldwide
Website: www.whirlpoolcorp.com and www.insideadvantage.com