Purchaser Profile

City of Keene, New Hampshire
 Computers & Displays, Office Printing Equipment, Servers, Televisions

2019 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 4 Stars

2015 EPEAT Purchaser Award Winner – 2 Stars

Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 29 EPEAT-registered IT products purchased by the City of Keene, NH in 2018 will result in environmental impact reductions including:

  • Reduce use of primary materials by 2 metric tons, equivalent to the weight of 0.3 elephants
  • Avoid the disposal of 0.02 metric tons of hazardous waste, equal to the weight of 0.2 refrigerators
  • Eliminate the equivalent of 0.02 U.S. households’ solid waste for a year—0.04 metric tons
  • Avoidance of 0.01 metric tons of water pollutant emissions

Energy-Related Savings
EPEAT’s requirement that registered products meet, and often exceed, the latest ENERGY STAR specifications means these products will consume less energy throughout their useful life, resulting in:

  • Savings of 6 MWh of electricity—enough to power 0.5 U.S. households for a year
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 3.7 metric tons of CO2 equivalents—equal to taking 0.8 average U.S. passenger cars off the road for a year
  • $617 in lifetime cost savings