Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Unity College
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Steve Kahl
Director of Sustainability
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:
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The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :

The college does yet not have a written policy for EPEAT purchases, although an IT policy on purchases is in progress. IT is presently charged with making and/or reviewing/approving all IT purchases, and they strive to purchase EPEAT rated desktops and laptops. We are mostly a laptop institution which makes us more energy efficient. Our two primary vendors (Dell and Apple) are strong EPEAT supporters.


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

IT is careful to approve purchases which follow energy efficient status and are EPEAT compliant.


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 84197 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
96194 US/Canadian $

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