Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.13
Liaison Bridget Flynn
Submission Date March 9, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Oberlin College
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.96 / 1.00 Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental 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 :

CIT purchases ENERGY STAR® and EPEAT™ compliant computers and equipment, to the greatest extent possible. The computers, monitors, and printers we use and sell are all ENERGY STAR® compliant. The Apple and HP computers we use and sell are rated EPEAT™ Gold.


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

Computers are purchased centrally by the Center for Information Technology, which is committed to identifying and purchasing ENERGY STAR and EPEAT equipment, to the greatest extent possible.


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 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 712500 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
750000 US/Canadian $

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

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