Purchaser Profile

City of San Jose, California
Amendment to existing IT hardware contract

1 ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS 1.1 All Desktops and Monitors provided under this bid shall meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy ENERGY STAR Guidelines and have the ENERGY STAR label or certification by independent third party eco-labeling programs (i.e., TCO). 1.2 In accordance with recent EPA direction towards purchasing products that are registered on the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) which will be available in June 2006 and can be found at the site, the City requires products comply at a minimum with all EPEAT criteria designated as “Required” or “Mandatory”. 1.2.1 Bidders must confirm compliance to the minimum requirements specified in Attachment 10 – EPEAT Requirements by completing and submitting with bid. 1.2.2 Once the EPEAT becomes available, the Bidder must register the bid Desktop and Monitor products within thirty days.

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