Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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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 Office of Sustainability trains student interns to meet with business managers in departments around campus to make sure they are aware of the University's Policies and Procedures for Environmentally Preferable Procurement, and offer tools and guidance on how to comply with the EPEAT directive. Through the Green Office Program, the Office of Sustainability educates offices around campus about green purchasing options and policies. The Green Office program check-lists include a link to the EPEAT website to help purchasers find the right computer for their needs. The Division of Student Affairs requires departments to report information about compliance with the EPEAT directive on an annual basis.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
No

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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