Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.41
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Arizona
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
1.24 / 2.00 Joseph Abraham
Office of Sustainability
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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 University of Arizona encourages employees to purchase items using the AZ BuyWays program that utilizes select vendors. If products are purchased that do not meet the policy, they must be justified using written documentation as per purchasing policy guidelines.

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 :
287,097.95 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
11,607.50 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
607,142.93 US/Canadian $

Expenditure data is based on information provided by Procurement and Contracting Services on the vendors that the University of Arizona utilizes for office and computer equipment purchases. The majority of this data is from the Arizona BuyWays Program, Purchase Orders information, and P-Card purchases made from July 2010 until February 3, 2012.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.