Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.15
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Feb. 29, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Slippery Rock University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Mark Combine
director of purchasing
purchasing
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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 :

SRU's IATS department requires that "All desktops, laptops, and computer monitors provided under IATS at Slippery Rock University are required to have achieved Bronze registration or higher in EPEAT system in the United States/Canada."


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

SRU's IATS support services department specifies all computer equipment, which is then purchased by SRU's Purchasing department. Both the Director of IATS and the Director of Purchasing are active members of SRU's Energy Conservation Committee that created the SRU Energy Conservation Policy which also dictates that the most efficient-environmentally friendly office equipment be purchased.


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 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 0 US/Canadian $

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

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