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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Troy Hattermann
Submission Date Jan. 24, 2012
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STARS v1.0

Illinois Central College
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Troy Hattermann
Director, Facility Planning and Design
Facilities
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
Yes

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 :

The purchasing subcommittee of the Ad Hoc Committee for sustainability has created the Illinois Central College Environmentally Preferable Guidelines for the institution. These guidelines cover the purchase of energy-efficient equipment that is Energy Star certified. Although the guidelines do not specifically reference the EPEAT certification, the EPEAT meets these requirements. The college has standardized to a computer model which is EPEAT Gold certified. Since all computers must be specified and ordered through the Technology Services department, the preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors can be followed.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
277,718.88 US/Canadian $

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

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
277,718.88 US/Canadian $

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