Purchaser Profile

State of Colorado
State Government
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Policy

2009
10. a. When replacing electronic equipment, including but not limited to computers and printers, and where feasible and practicable as shown through lifecycle analysis and/or the use of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), the State of Colorado shall consider those products that meet the highest Energy Star rating and/or minimum standard of EPEAT Bronze, Silver, or higher, as published in the IEEE 1680 standard, clause 1.4, for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products.

*EPEAT Purchasing Tier indicates how many EPEAT categories are specified in the organization’s purchasing agreements