Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Tavey Capps
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Duke University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

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Environmental Sustainability Director
Office of the Executive Vice President
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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 :

The Duke Computer Purchasing Program offers standardized computer models to get better pricing and extended warranties through ours preferred vendors, Dell, Lenovo and Apple. In addition to better pricing, we have selected the most energy efficient computer options to choose from, as rated by EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool). Please review the information regarding standardization, warranties and product options on the Duke Computer Store website.


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

Duke University and Health System has a standardized computer purchasing program. Steps have been taken to eliminate purchases outside of the formal purchasing portal, to ensure that standardization policies are followed.


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 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 12396 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 15928460 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
16083463 US/Canadian $

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

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