Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.98
Liaison Ann Drevno
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Saint Mary's College of California
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.81 / 1.00 Jane Camarillo
Vice Provost for Student Life
Student Life
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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 :

The guideline that the College used in purchasing was to seek the equipment which would be affordable and to the highest sustainability standards for electronic products as possible given the budget.


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

The step that the College took to ensure that the guideline was followed was to have one IT senior staff member directing the purchases for the majority of the equipment. However, a formal policy will be adopted to guide the staff when transitions in staff do occur.


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 258,883 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
347,500 US/Canadian $

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