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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 Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Gioia Thompson
Director
UVM 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 :

The UVM Computer Depot offers desktops and notebooks that are EPEAT-rated based upon their environmental attributes. Purchasing computers with the best possible environmental impact ratings is one way the Depot is helping the University realize its vision of becoming the nation’s premier environmental university. Most of the Dell and Apple computers and displays that the Depot currently offers have earned the impressive Gold EPEAT rating.


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.