Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.81
Liaison Sb Loder
Submission Date Nov. 12, 2013
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STARS v1.2

The College of Wooster
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sb Loder
Sustainability Coordinator
Grounds
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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 :

Technology purchasing is centralized through IT, departments are required to go through IT to purchase technology. As a result, only our standard models are purchased on campus.

We partner with Apple, Lenovo and Dell for our standard models, companies with long established policies designed to produce energy-efficient computing equipment. We recommend those models to our students for purchase as well.


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 :
234,833.03 US/Canadian $

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

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
234,833.03 US/Canadian $

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