Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.46
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of California, Riverside
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.82 / 1.00 John Cook
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 :

UCR requires EPEAT Silver or above for all computing purchases where possible. Specialized computing needs are exempt when an EPEAT equivalent system is not available.


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

Almost 100% of computers are purchased through the online computer store or the campus computer store. Only EPEAT Silver or above products are available.


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 22,448 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 983,767 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
1,320,491 US/Canadian $

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

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