Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.70
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Colorado Boulder
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Jeff Darling
Staff Member
Procurement Service Center
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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 :
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

Institution has an institution‐wide stated preference to purchase Electronic Product Environmental
Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Silver or higher products. This can take the form of purchasing policies,
guidelines, or directives. This credit does not include specialized computers for which no EPEAT certified
products are available.

In addition We receive a yearly report from Dell which lists all equipment purchased and which equipment has EPEAT certification and at what level.
Also, Dell is now preparing to sell the model 3020 which is made from recycled materials. The administration is considering whether to designate this model as the system standard model for purchase.


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
No

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 0 US/Canadian $

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

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

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