Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.78
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Sept. 9, 2014
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STARS v2.0

George Mason University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Tyler Orton
Projects Innovation Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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:
The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :

Policy: All desktop computers, notebooks and monitors purchased must meet at a minimum, environmental criteria designated as “required” as contained in the IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products.


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

George Mason University's (Mason) green purchasing policies and preferences are included within its solicitation process. Mason works with vendors that share our commitment to sustainability.


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 16,601.32 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 3,677,318.55 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
3,693,920 US/Canadian $

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

Data is for FY14

The purchasing data is for computer purchases only. This data is based on conservative estimates of Apple purchases as well as purchasing information from Dell and our on-campus computer store.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.