Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.74
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

University of Utah
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Myron Willson
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
No

The website URL where the EPEAT policy, directive, or guidelines are posted :
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A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

While the Purchasing Department encourages the purchase of environmentally friendly products, at this point in time, there is not a formal institution-wide policy that states the preference for EPEAT certified equipment.


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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The university accounting system currently does not support this level of detailed purchasing analysis. Efforts to obtain information directly from vendors were only partially successful and did not provide sufficient data to calculate EPEAT expenditures by certification level.

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.