Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Iowa State University
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.61 / 2.00 Jason Ferguson
Purchasing Agent
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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 :

Each year ISU reports on the progress towards having all computers purchased be EPEAT Silver or higher to the Iowa Board of Regents.

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 :
5,090,650 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
154,479.96 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
7,107,925 US/Canadian $

The EPEAT policy Iowa State University follows was created by the Iowa Board of Regents, which the university is a member of.

Part 2 includes data from July 1, 2011-March 13, 2013. Purchasing information was provided by Iowa State University Information Technology Services, which tracked purchases for this timeframe. No seasonal variation was observed in computer purchasing behavior, so this sample is considered representative.

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.