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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.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Florida
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephanie Sims
Implementation Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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 :

UF has a Sustainable Purchasing directive encouraging the purchase of EnergyStar and EPEAT computers, but the majority of purchases are decentralized and cannot be tracked.

UF's bundled computers will meet at least the EPEAT silver standard. UF's preference is that when the certification is available on the products being purchased, all purchases of computers and monitors meet or exceed the silver EPEAT certification.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
No

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.