Kohler Co. Celebrates Earth Day at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® Opening of Green Builder® Media's VISION House®

KOHLER, Wis. — April 20, 2012 — Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bathproducts,engines and power generation systems, and one of America’s oldest and largest privately-held companies, will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, as part of the opening of theVISION House® inINNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort and exclusive provider of the home’s fixtures, faucets and standby generator. 

“The home’s foundation of sustainability with livability echoes Kohler’s own commitment to market and design products that protect Earth’s resources, while maintaining the composition and safety of your home,” said Todd Weber, communications director of product publicity. “What better way to recognize Earth Day than through the opening of a house where guests can learn and experience how to make environmentally efficient choices within a home setting.

The VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® features KOHLER water-conserving and home safety products including:

•  KOHLER Numi toilet brings state-of-the-art technology and water efficiency to the bathroom
•  Showering system DTV Prompt provides users with an intuitive control system for water-saving showerheads and handshowers
•  KOHLER Whitehaven kitchen sink is long-lasting and durable, and crafted of 80 percent reclaimed materials 
•  A KOHLER 14-kilowatt Standby Generator and Automatic Transfer Switch to sustain the home and family during a power outage

As part of the opening celebration, master plumber and contractor Ed Del Grande is teaming with Kohler Co. to present an interactive speaker series for children about how best to protect the resources of their home and the Earth.

About Kohler Co.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture ofkitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems,tile and home interiors, and an international host at its award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations. For more information Kohler Co. and it products, individuals can visitwww.kohler.comwww.kohlersmartpower.comwww.facebook.com/Kohler, orwww.facebook.com/kohlergenerators.

About Green Builder® Media
Green Builder® Media, LLC is the leading media company in North America focused on green building and sustainable living. With a comprehensive suite of print and digital media solutions, demonstration projects, case studies, online training, and live events, Green Builder® Media assists building professionals in preparing themselves for the new green economy and helps homeowners understand how to live more sustainably. For more information about sponsorships, contact Sara Gutterman at sara@greenbuildermag.com. For media inquiries, contact Cati O'Keefe at cati@greenbuildermag.com. For more information about Green Builder® Media, visit www.greenbuildermag.com .

About INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®
INNOVENTIONS is located in the heart of Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Creativity and imagination abound as guests celebrate inspiration and the innovations that improve their lives and expand their horizons. Hands-on, interactive exhibits allow children and adults to be immersed into ideas that inform, entertain and inspire. For more information about INNOVENTIONS, visit www.innoventions.disney.com.

Opening this spring, the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® is a ground-breaking green show home exhibit presented by Green Builder Media® in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering. This experiential exhibit in the heart of Epcot® highlights the very best in green residential design and sustainable living. Visitors should leave with a greater understanding of green design, technology, and products as well as a host of sustainable living ideas that they can incorporate in their lives the minute they get home from vacation.