Eric Bowler is a senior engineer, specializing in residential energy and water systems, at Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, Mich. He is the program lead of the ReNEWW House a sustainable living showcase and living laboratory research collaboration between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corporation. Bowler holds a dual M.S. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (KTH) and the Polytechnic University in Turin (PoliTo). Bowler was runner up in the 2012 Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good, with his business case on micro financed solar lanterns for the African market. Contact Boweler at Eric_J_Bowler@Whirlpool.com, or 269-923-3042.