Purchaser Profile

US DEA North Central Laboratory
Computers & Displays, Imaging Equipment
US Federal Government

2019 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 2 Stars

2018 EPEAT Purchasr Award – 1 Star

Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 6 EPEAT registered IT products purchased by the DEA North Central Laboratory in 2018 will result in environmental impact reductions including:

  • Reduce use of primary materials by 0.7 metric tons, equivalent to the weight of 294 bricks

  • Avoid the disposal of 6 kg of hazardous waste, equal to the weight of 3 bricks

  • Eliminate 13 kg of solid waste

  • Avoidance of 4 kg 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 2 MWh of electricity—enough to power one U.S. household for 2 months
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 1.3 metric tons of CO2 equivalents—equal to taking one average U.S. passenger car off the road for four months
  • $211 in lifetime cost savings