Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
Yes

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 :

Sewanee has made the practice for several years to become more energy efficient with not only desktop/laptops but also our HP enterprise blade systems and technology that we purchase - with use of virtualized servers now instead of purchasing racks and racks of 1-up units and have a SAN in place for data storage.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
0 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
320,000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
320,000 US/Canadian $

Sewanee standardizes on HP and Apple systems. The HP EliteBook and ProBook series are the models purchased over the past 3-4 years. For the HP desktop systems, we have purchased the last couple years or so the 8000 series systems. We match HP L series displays with the desktop systems issued to faculty and staff for office work. Apple systems are MacBook Pro models (15 and 15.4") and iMac 21.5" and 27" models.

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