Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michele Mykol
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2016
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Western Colorado University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Expired Armando Avila
Customer Service Administrator
IT Services

This credit was marked as Not Pursuing so Reporting Fields will not be displayed.

-Spoke to Armando who is in charge of purchasing
-IT does not have any documented electronics purchasing policy/guidelines, however it is the departments' decision to purchase as sustainably as possible.

-EPEAT level electronics for WSCU include: Dell OptiPlex 7010 (Gold), Dell Latitude e7440 (Gold), and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Bronze)

-No estimates on how much is spent per year on EPEAT-level electronics; spending estimates include infrastructure, routers, back up, printers, internet for dorms, etc.

-Funding= $91,000 for infrastructure and support, faculty/staff hardware supplies, routers, phone, back-up. $64,000 for computing hardware for classrooms only. $68,000 spent last year on open labs (printers, macs, PCs, scanners, internet in dorms, access points)

-Metech Electronic Recycling- incentive to recycle electronics in an environmentally responsible manner approx 4x year

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