Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.64
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date July 31, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Temple University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.76 / 1.00 Kathleen Grady
Director of Sustainability
Office of 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 :

Purchasing - University employees may purchase only ENERGY STAR certified products for all appliances and equipment where this rating exists.


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

The university has a purchasing policy to purchase energy star rated equipment. Computer Business Services sets recommended standards for computer purchases. All of the recommended computer configurations meet EPEAT Silver or above (http://sustainability.temple.edu/topics/business-services).


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 4,403,912 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
6,417,329 US/Canadian $

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

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