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 ( and, 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 for Imaging Equipment and Televisions has Been Revised

Based on new questions regarding from a Subscriber, EPEAT Clarification #26 regarding 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 […]