Verification Round PC-2016-04 is now underway, with a total of 77 investigations planned (a mix of Level 0 and Level 1). All Level 0 investigations have been completed and Level 1 investigations were launched on October 4, 2016. The Verification Plan for PC-2016-04 can be found here.
A total of 68 Level 1 investigations will be performed to verify criteria 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124 on monitors and signage displays, and for 126.96.36.199 for each manufacturer claiming it. Additionally, one manufacturer will be subject to a targeted investigation for 188.8.131.52. In Level 1 investigations, an Auditor assesses Conformance to a criterion by examining information submitted by an EPEAT Participating Manufacturer. The Manufacturer is required to provide detailed and accurate information in a 60-day period.