Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jarrett Smith
Submission Date Dec. 5, 2012
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STARS v1.1

University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Duane Tucker
CPPB Strategic Contracts Manager
Procurement Service Center University of Colorado
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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 :

The University wishes to purchase Computer Hardware that is Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Silver and/or Gold certified. While strategic purchasing agreements are not mandatory, they are effective in highlighting desired environmental attributes and providing chosen equipment or services at reduced costs, which makes them attractive to campus purchasers.


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 :
776821.26 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
15797.88 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
792619.14 US/Canadian $

The following Products were purchased from Dell in 2011 with corresponding ratings (according to http://ww2.epeat.net/):
LATITUDE 2120 SILVER
LATITUDE E6220 SILVER
LATITUDE E6320 GOLD
LATITUDE E6410 GOLD
LATITUDE E6420 GOLD
LATITUDE E6420 ATG GOLD
LATITUDE E6510 GOLD
LATITUDE E6520 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 380 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 580 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 780 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 790 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 980 GOLD
OPTIPLEX 990 GOLD

Given that an overwhelming number of computer purchases are funneled through the preferred provider contract with Dell, we fill that this is a representative sample which recognizes seasonal and other variations that influence purchasing behavior from both campuses.

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