Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.45
Liaison Sean MacInnes
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2013
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:

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 :

Information Technology Services (ITS) promotes the purchase of EPEAT Gold and Energy Star compliant client
technology devices through the campus-wide hardware procurement program.

All standard computers and monitors provided to staff by UNCG meet EPEAT Gold standards with the exception of one, a laptop that is rated EPEAT Silver. The campus must purchase from the inventory of UNC-approved standard hardware configurations and options. Employees may purchase non- standard computers if approved by ITS.

Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
1,195,167 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
2,650,741 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
3,845,908 US/Canadian $

Information obtained from Trace Little, Director of Purchasing and Contract Management. Apple IMACs were recorded as EPEAT Gold and all other Apple Products were reported as EPEAT Silver.

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