Purchaser Profile

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Government

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Request for Proposals for IT Hardware

Roxana Dietz, Director, Commodity Management Services, PA Department of General Services

2008 purchases of approximately 50,000 units

2008

RFP required that equipment “meet or exceed” EPEAT Silver for personal computers, notebooks and monitors. Silver was selected as the minimum requirement after a review of the EPEAT Product Registry showed that the majority of EPEAT products met or exceeded this performance level.

*EPEAT Purchasing Tier indicates how many EPEAT categories are specified in the organization's purchasing agreements