Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.02
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 Patty Branscome
Information Technology Contract Management, Information Technology Acquisitions
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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 :

Virginia Tech does not have an official university-wide, written policy to purchase EPEAT silver or higher rated computers and monitors at this time. However, when computers and monitors are purchased centrally we have been successful in purchasing EPEAT gold machines and silver monitors.

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 :
2,865,309.41 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
124,105.89 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
2,989,415.40 US/Canadian $

The dollar figures provided are from the central IT organization at Virginia Tech.

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