Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.73
Liaison Sean MacInnes
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2014
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.98 / 2.00 Chad Carwein
Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
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 (CHP).

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 :
1,232,890.87 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
21,626.02 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
1,270,548.85 US/Canadian $

Information obtained from Kevin Latimer, Director of Technology Support Services, and Jack McGuinn, ITS Project Management Office.

All Apple Products were reported as EPEAT Gold.

Due to vendor technical issues, the Lenovo e-store was turned off for nearly half a year.

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