After numerous comments from stakeholders, Clarification #32 has been updated for Imaging Equipment criteria 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. The Clarification can be found here. This Clarification will be open for public comment until 04/21/2017. Comments can be sent to Erin Gately.
Washington DC– March 14, 2017 – The Green Electronics Council (GEC), managers of the EPEAT ecolabel, presented 37 organizations with a 2017 EPEAT Purchaser Award in recognition of their leadership in the procurement of sustainable IT products. When combined, the 2017 EPEAT Purchaser Award winners realized cost savings of more than $33.8 million across the […]
EPEAT Clarification #14-4 Revision A: Clarification #30 was revised update the EU WEEE Directive annex number from Annex II to Annex VII in a clarification for 1680.1: criterion 184.108.40.206. This change was made to keep the clarification current.
EPEAT Clarification #30 Revision B: Clarification #30 was revised to include an additional test procedure (RAL-UZ 205) as functionally equivalent with the calculation of emissions by RAL-UZ 122 as specified in 1680.2: criterion 220.127.116.11. This is in addition to RAL-UZ 171 which was previously found to be functionally equivalent to RAL-UZ 122.
EPEAT Clarification #40: Participating EPEAT Manufacturers have requested an acceptable approach for using analytical test data that can be used to demonstrate conformance to 1680.1: Criterion 18.104.22.168. Draft Revision A of this Clarification went out for public comment in 2016. This Clarification reflects updates based on those comments. Due to changes in the Clarification, it […]
The Outcomes Report for Imaging Equipment Verification Round IE-2016-03 is now available. The Round included Level 0 and Level 1 investigations of Imaging Equipment criteria which had not been verified previously. Fifty-three investigations were completed. The Outcomes Report can be found here.
Clarification #38 relating to PCs and Displays criterion 22.214.171.124 now available This Clarification #38 is regarding evidence required to prove recycling for cardboard and other fiber-based materials (i.e. derived from a natural fiber) in PC and Displays criterion 126.96.36.199. The Clarification can be found here. Please note there is a separate Clarification for the same […]
Updated Clarification #32 relating to Imaging Equipment criteria 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 Clarification #32 has been updated for Imaging Equipment criteria 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199. The biggest change is that Clarification approves for use additional Product Category Rules. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until March 6, 2017. The Clarification can be found […]
Clarification #39 Open for Public Comment The Green Electronics Council has incorporated comments from participating EPEAT Manufacturers on the first version of this Clarification and is now sending the clarification out for another 30-day comment period. EPEAT Manufacturers have requested clarity on what evidence is needed for PC/Display criterion 188.8.131.52 verification requirement b), […]
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 […]