Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 77.55
Liaison Jack Byrne
Submission Date June 9, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Middlebury College
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Carol Peddie
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Library and information Services
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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?:

A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:

The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :
Library and Information Services (LIS) provides a single office computer to each faculty and staff member who requires one for performance of job responsibilities. This is a College-owned computer and remains at the College when the faculty or staff member leaves Middlebury. LIS does not provide desktop computers for use at home. A laptop is encouraged for faculty members with long-term appointments to expedite a computing environment in which faculty may use the computer in the office, at home, and in the classroom. Printing is done via the network to departmental printers. Middlebury College’s Library and Information Services policy is to purchase computers and other electronics that are Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) certified...

A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
Library Information Services Staff is in charge of all computer purchasing on campus and it is their practice to purchase EPEAT Gold computers and monitors.

Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:

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 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 732,485 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
732,485 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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