Verification Round Plan for PC-2016-03

The Green Electronics Council is launching Verification Round PC-2016-03 on Aug. 22. In this Verification Round, there will be Level-1 investigations and Level 2/3 investigations for a total of 23 investigations.  The Verification Plan for PC-2016-03 can be found here. Nine Level-1 investigations will be performed to verify criterion 4.4.2.2 on tablets/slates only. In Level-1 investigations, an […]

EPEAT Outcomes Report for PC-2016-01 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2016-01 is now available, and can be found here. The Round included Level 1 investigation where all products and criteria were chosen randomly.  A total of 84 investigations were completed. Download the Outcomes Report for Verification Round PC-2016-01

Clarification #38 Open for Public Comment

EPEAT Clarification #38: Evidence required to prove recycling for cardboard and other fiber-based packaging materials in criterion 4.8.2.2 is now open for public comment. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until August 18, 2016. At the end of the comment period, EPEAT will determine and communicate the effective date.   The current draft of […]

Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-04 is now available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-04 is now available, and can be found here. The Round included Level 1investigation for targeted criteria for which, in a previous investigation, corrective actions did not fully address other registered products.  This Round also included Level 0 investigations and Level 1 investigations, as needed, […]

Green Electronics Council Announces the 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Award Winners

Washington, DC – May 24, 2016 – The Green Electronics Council (GEC) today announced the winners of the 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Awards, which recognize excellence in the procurement of sustainable electronics. EPEAT is a free and trusted source of environmental product ratings that makes it easy for purchasers to select high-performance electronics that support their […]

Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-03 is Now Available

The Outcomes Report for Personal Computers and Displays Verification Round PC-2015-03 is now available, and can be found here. This Round focused on Level 2 and Level 3 investigations and involved laboratory evaluation of tablets/slates registered in the United States. Sixty-one investigations were completed for the following criteria: 4.1.8.1 Optional – Large parts free of […]

Green Electronics Council Names Nancy Gillis as CEO

Green Electronics Council (GEC), the nonprofit that manages the EPEAT green-rating system for electronics, has named Nancy Gillis as its Chief Executive Officer. Gillis, a former senior executive with Ernst & Young (EY) and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), will begin her tenure at GEC on March 1, 2016. “As GEC nears its tenth anniversary, we’re thrilled […]

Green Electronics Council Accepting 2016 Catalyst Award Nominations

The Green Electronics Council, which manages the EPEAT system, is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Catalyst Awards, a global celebration of innovative solutions and tangible environmental accomplishments throughout the lifecycle of electronic technologies. The 2016 Catalyst Awards will recognize innovations in resource reduction. Organizations and individuals may now submit their nomination online. The 2016 Catalyst […]