Slates / Tablets and their Place in EPEAT

EPEAT users noticed a new addition to the Registry last week, as a “slates and tablets” subcategory was incorporated into the Computers & Displays category. These products became eligible for EPEAT registration when ENERGY STAR released a new version of its Computers Specification. The update specifically made slates, tablets and all-in-one computers eligible for ENERGY […]

Recap: EPEAT at the Green Sports Alliance Summit

From July 21-23, Green Electronics Council (GEC) staff hosted an EPEAT booth at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit. The Green Sports Alliance is a non-profit with a mission to help sports teams, venues and leagues enhance their environmental performance. Alliance members represent more than 230 sports teams and venues from 20 different sports leagues. The […]

Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round Plan PC-2014-02 – Level 1 investigations to be launched in early August 2014

The Verification Round Plan for PCs and Displays (Round PC-2014-02) is now available. This Round will investigate two required criteria (4.4.1.1 and 4.5.1.1), and will include Level 0 and Level 1 investigations. Seventy-five (75) investigations are planned. In Level 0 investigations, Qualified Verifiers will examine publicly available information to determine if conformance can be established. […]

EPEAT Clarification #26 Regarding 4.6.1.2 for Imaging Equipment and Televisions has Been Revised

Based on new questions regarding 4.6.1.2 from a Subscriber, EPEAT Clarification #26 regarding 4.6.1.2 for Imaging Equipment and Televisions has been revised.  The document adds information about the reporting requirements based on different local or federally mandated types of programs. Download Revised Clarification #26

First 2014 Television Verification Round – Level 1 Investigations Launching in July

The first Television Verification Round of 2014 will launch in July.  This round consists of two phases: Level 2 investigations in which Qualified Verifiers reviewed publicly available information to assess conformance.  The Level 2 investigations required no Subscriber participation and have already been completed.  The PVC recommendations for these Level 2 investigations were broken up […]

EPEAT® Environmental Rating System Debuts in India

Indian purchasers can now use the procurement tool to select greener electronics from world-leading manufacturers. Delhi – July 23, 2014 – The Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) today celebrated the Indian debut of the EPEAT® environmental-rating system for electronics with an event in Delhi co-hosted with the Green Electronics […]