Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Steve Reed
Division of Technology Services
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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?:

A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :
Reuse Policy for Replaced Computers (AP-05-102) http://www.uwrf.edu/Administration/Policy/Technology/AP05102.cfm Campus Computer Replacement (AP-05-103) http://www.uwrf.edu/Administration/Policy/Technology/AP05103.cfm

A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
All technology purchased at UW-River Falls is processed by the Division of Technology Services. The use of a department procurement card for the purchase of computers or printers is prohibited. http://www.uwrf.edu/Purchasing/ProcurementCardInformation/upload/Procard-Application-Use-Agreement.doc Purchasing of computers is coordinated by the Technology Asset Manager within the Division of Technology Services. Product options are reviewed annually and standards agreed upon from support staff and approved by management.

Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:

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 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 477,137.12 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
477,137.12 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
All Dell computers and monitors and all Apple consumer electronics are EPEAT Gold. TV large displays are generally Sharp or LG. LG has products that are both Silver & Gold products. Administrative Policies: http://www.uwrf.edu/Administration/Policy/Technology/AP05102.cfm http://www.uwrf.edu/Administration/Policy/Technology/AP05103.cfm Additional responsible parties: Dan Miller

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