Whirlpool Corporation

Benton Harbor, Michigan

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Product Brand Owner

Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation, a leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, has grown to 70,000 employees and maintains 69 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. Whirlpool's commitment to ENERGY STAR and energy and water conservation is evident throughout the company's operations, as Whirlpool continuously promotes the benefits of ENERGY STAR to its trade partners, employees, and consumers. An active ENERGY STAR partner since 1998, Whirlpool is receiving the Sustained Excellence award for the fourth year in a row. Key accomplishments include:

         Supporting the 2008 ENERGY STAR Recycle My Old Fridge campaign through partnerships with Whirlpools Gladiator GarageWorks brand.

         Developing ENERGY STAR-themed national promotions, which were featured in Whirlpools Resource Innovations newsletter and on the ENERGY STAR Special Deals Finder.

         Offering a full line of appliances that meet ENERGY STAR criteria and are sold across the nation under various high-profile brand names including Whirlpool, Maytag, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Amana, Gladiator, and others.

         Demonstrating leadership in community outreach and education, evidenced by Whirlpool's support for Habitat for Humanity events, and through their regular donation of ENERGY STAR qualified appliances.


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