Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.16
Liaison Rebecca Walker
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Southern Oregon University
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:

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 :

The SOU IT Department has selected vendors who have demonstrated a commitment to green purchasing in general, and EPEAT, specifically. The majority of computer purchasing is handled centrally, so the SOU IT Department can ensure that all machines are EPEAT certified prior to purchase.

Our "standard" models for PC desktop and notebook purchases are EPEAT gold (Dell Optiplex, Dell Latitude). Likewise, our standard for Mac desktop and notebook purchases are EPEAT gold (Macbook, Macbook Pro, iMac 21").

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

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
511,763 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
17,000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
528,763 US/Canadian $

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