Entries by jonas allen

2017 EPEAT Verification Plan Update

The 2017 EPEAT Verification Plan has had some minor adjustments to accommodate training for new EPEAT staff. EPEAT has added a Level 0 investigation phase to the existing schedule. Level 0 investigations do not require any effort on the part of EPEAT Participating Manufacturers. The updated 2017 EPEAT Verification Plan may be downloaded here. Specific […]

Outcomes Report for IE-2016-02 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for EPEAT Verification Round IE-2016-02 is now available for download at this link. This Verification Round involved lab evaluation of two randomly chosen imaging equipment products from Manufacturers whose products had never been tested to date via Level 2 / 3 investigation. The Round consisted of twenty-one (21) investigations.  There were sixteen […]

Clarification 32 Open for Second Round of Public Comment

12/21/2016 UPDATE: The public comment period for Clarification 32 has now closed. In 2014 the EPEAT Conformity Decision Panel (CDP) issued Clarification 32 about EcoLeaf environmental declarations for product categories that are published on the JEMAI website that are conformant with IEEE 1680.2 criteria 4.5.2.1 and 4.5.2.2, and partially conformant with criterion 4.7.3.1. The CDP […]

EPEAT Clarification 37 Open for Additional Public Comment

12/21/2016 UPDATE: The second public comment period for Clarification 37 has now closed. Following extensive comments received during an initial 30-day comment period, the Green Electronics Council has opened a second 30-day comment period for EPEAT Clarification 37. The previous comments have now been incorporated into the Clarification, which is being opened for another 30-day public […]

Clarification #41 Open for Public Comment

[12/8/16 UPDATE: This comment period has now closed.] A participating EPEAT Manufacturer asked if products certified to the Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) Carbon Footprint (CFP) labeling program, including the basic phase 1 level certification, are deemed conformant with IEEE 1680.2 Imaging Equipment criteria 4.5.2.1 and 4.5.2.2. Comments will be accepted from all […]

Outcomes Report for TV-2016-01 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for EPEAT Verification Round TV-2016-01 is now available for download at this link. Of the criteria investigated, seven were Required and four were Optional. These criteria were chosen randomly from a list of all IEEE 1680.3 products in the EPEAT Registry. No Participating Manufacturer was subject to more than six investigations. Verification Round […]

Outcomes Report for Verification Round PC-2016-02 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2016-02 is now available and can be found here. The Round included Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 investigations. The targeted Level 1 investigations included criteria and manufacturers for which the corrective actions from previous investigations did not fully address other products that were potentially impacted […]

Clarification #40 Open for Public Comment

EPEAT Clarification #40: EPEAT Participating Manufacturers have requested an acceptable approach for using analytical test data that can be used to demonstrate conformance to 1680.1: Criterion 4.1.6.2. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until Nov. 17, 2016. At the end of the comment period, EPEAT will review the comments and communicate the effective date, […]