|Submission Date||April 30, 2013|
College of Saint Benedict
OP-10: Computer Purchasing
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
The website URL where the EPEAT policy, directive, or guidelines are posted :
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :
IT Services has been using energy consumption as a factor in its hardware purchasing decisions for many years. Hazardous waste disposal/recycling considerations and conflict minerals are now also added factors.
Our institution uses HP and Apple computers. Two of these workstation lines were rated as “Gold” and were selected as standards for their respective platforms. The same is true for our two standard notebook models.
Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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