Purchaser Profile

Hackensack Meridian Health
Computers & Displays, Imaging Equipment, Mobile Phones, Televisions

2019 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 4 Stars

2018 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 4 Stars

Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 8,915 EPEAT-registered IT products purchased by Hackensack Meridian Health in 2018 will result in environmental impact reductions including:

  • Reduce use of primary materials by 1,032 metric tons, equivalent to the weight of 198 elephants
  • Avoid the disposal of 9.2 metric tons of hazardous waste, equal to the weight of 76 refrigerators
  • Eliminate the equivalent of 18 U.S. households’ solid waste for a year—34 metric tons
  • Avoidance of 7 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 3,425 MWh of electricity—enough to power 282 U.S. households for a year
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 2,073 metric tons of CO2 equivalents—equal to taking 444 average U.S. passenger cars off the road for a year
  • $353,800 in lifetime cost savings