|US Department of Homeland Security|
|2017 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 3 Stars
2016 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 3 Stars
2015 EPEAT Purchaser Award – 3 Stars
U.S. Department of Homeland Security purchases EPEAT-registered computers, displays, imaging equipment, and televisions.
|C.5.4 System Requirements
The Contractor shall provide hardware and software components that are factory-installed and ready for immediate use (e.g., device drivers loaded; all cables and adapters included) unless otherwise specified in individual Delivery Orders. The Contractor shall provide documentation either included or available on-line, or both, for all products offered. DHS intends to integrate, from a programmatic standpoint, products provided from these contracts into various DHS network environments. Notwithstanding, DHS may perform actual integration efforts for specific products. For this reason the Contractor shall provide products under this contract that contain industry standard ports and interfaces for, among other things, network connectivity, printing, communications, and device control.
During the term of this contract, the Contractor shall deliver, furnish for Government use, or furnish for Contractor use at a Government-owned facility, only personal computer products, imaging equipment and televisions that, at the time of submission of proposals and at the time of award, were Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Bronze registered or higher where such EPEAT products are available at www.epeat.net.
Items subject to EPEAT requirements include:
1. Personal Computer Products: Computer Desktops, Notebooks (including
2. Imaging Equipment: Printers, Copiers, Multi-Function Devices, Scanners, Fax Machines, Digital Duplicators, and Mailing Machines.
3. Televisions include products marketed as televisions with a screen size of 15 inches or larger. Television combination units which include a TV and one or more additional devices (e.g., DVD player, Blu-ray disc player, hard disk drive) combined into a single enclosure, in which all components connect to a wall outlet via a single power cord, are included in this category. Component televisions – which are composed of two or more separate components (e.g., display device and tuner) that are marketed and sold as a TV under a single model or system designation, are also covered by EPEAT.
When an ordering activity specifies personal computer products, imaging equipment or televisions that are not EPEAT registered and suitable EPEAT products are available, the Contractor shall:
|Over their lifetime, compared to products that do not meet EPEAT criteria, the 80,658 EPEAT registered electronics purchased by U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2016 will result in environmental impact reductions including:
*EPEAT Purchasing Tier indicates how many EPEAT categories are specified in the organization’s purchasing agreements