Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.18
Liaison Allen Bottorff
Submission Date Oct. 8, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Valencia College
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.71 / 2.00 David Livingston
Manager, Technology Support Services
IT 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 :
Valencia College purchases computers that are EPEAT Gold, following a policy stated in the Green Operations and Maintenance Green Guidelines (p.11) Section 3.01.6. All desktop computers, notebooks, and monitors purchased must meet all Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) environmental criteria designated as “gold” as contained in the IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of personal Computer Products.

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 :
1,032,863.51 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
0 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
1,278,579.39 US/Canadian $

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
This is data for 2011. Replacing computers approximately every 3 years, our current desktop standards for 2011 and 2012 are as follows: Desktop: Dell OptiPlex 7010 SFF, which are EPEAT Gold. We had been purchasing Dell P190s monitors which are not EPEAT rated but this year began purchasing EPEAT Gold rated Dell P1913 monitors. About 1300 non-rated monitors were purchased this year and about 50 of them are EPEAT Gold, our new standard. Our 2011 Laptop standard was Latitude e6420; 2012 standard is Latitude e6530. Both were EPEAT Gold.

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