Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional 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:
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The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :

In cooperation with the Illinois Green Government Coordinating Council
and universities and community colleges across Illinois,
KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE joins the Illinois Sustainable University Compact,
pledging to accomplish the following goals by December 31. 2010 ...Join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Challenge to increase
energy efficiency on campus...


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

In order to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge, specifications for written quotes and bids indicate that equipment must be compliant with the latest published Energy Star standards. This requirement was listed in a recent bid for satellite digital copier and printers.


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