Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.30
Liaison Laura Hamstra
Submission Date Feb. 9, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Durham College
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Kevin Jones
Procurement Manager
Finance
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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?:
No

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

Although Durham College does not have an official EPEAT policy, directive or guideline, we do have a clause within our purchasing policy which states that preference will be given to "greener" purchases.

7. Where possible, and without compromising overall best value, purchasing preference
will be given to environmentally friendly goods and services

We include language in RFP’s that Electronic equipment must meet Green Procurement Goods and Services guidelines.

All desktop, laptop, and thin client devices are purchased from the IT standards list. These devices are all EPEAT certified.


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
No

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Bronze ---
EPEAT Silver ---
EPEAT Gold ---

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
700000 US/Canadian $

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