Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
0.98 / 1.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
Office of 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 :

A sustainable statement and a sustainability question will be entered into each RFP/RFB package where sustainability is a factor in delivering the goods or services requested.
All desktop computers, notebooks and monitors will meet, at a minimum, all EPEAT environmental criteria designated as Bronze. Energy Star rating will be specified when available.


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

All departments are held within the Bronze Standard for EPEAT level minimum.


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 11,400 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 143,801 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
155,201 US/Canadian $

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

The data information was for MFD's during the year FY15. Data on laptops, computers, and TV's is not possible to track in institution, but all devices are required to be minimum of EPEAT Bronze.

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.