Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Julia Knight
Submission Date July 18, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Harrisburg Area Community College
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired George Franklin
Vice President
Finance and College Resources
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
Yes

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 :

All Institutional academic and administrative computers are purchased or leased via collaborative effort between Information Technology and Procurement. Specifications are defined with E80Plus Gold power supply as the standard and verification must be submitted with evaluation equipment during the submission phase. The model and manufacturer were then cross checked through the Energy Star web site. Those manufacturer’s who cannot substantiate or verify machines are built with EPEAT Gold Standards are not considered or allowed to participate in the reverse auction.
All other models are verified through evaluation and approval by Information Technology prior to purchase/lease. EPEAT GOLD is our Standard.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
2530026.75 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
0 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
2530026.75 US/Canadian $

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