Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Barbara Kviz
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Carnegie Mellon University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shawn Fronzaglia
Director
Procurement Services
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase computers and/or other electronic products that are EPEAT registered or meet similar multi-criteria sustainability standards for electronic products?:
Yes

A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
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The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :

Buyers and Users should utilize suppliers and service providers that make use, to a practicable extent, of materials and services that support the Carnegie Mellon environmental mission and goals of reducing, reusing and recycling.


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

Carnegie Mellon University does not have a stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors. However, Dell is the university's preferred supplier whose products often include EPEAT Silver and Gold rated computers.


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Bronze 38300.60 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 6485224.04 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
6644717.93 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

These expenditures are only for the Dell computers we purchase for the university.

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