The second Verification Round of 2012 is now beginning. This round will verify all Subscribers with active products on the EPEAT Registry. The criteria chosen for this Verification Round were criteria which were found to be non-conformant in investigations from Verification Rounds 2011-05 and 2011-06. The Verification Round Plan can be found here.
American University is located right in the nation’s capital – Washington DC. Because of Washington DC’s recognition as a leader in the clean technology and sustainability movement in the United States, American University has long believed that it needs to do its part to bolster Washington DC’s status as not only the capital of the United States, but also the capital of sustainability. … Listed below are just a few of the sustainability initiatives at American University.
2 ) Administration. The administration at American University has adopted a number of policies regarding different aspects of sustainability, including green cleaning, green building, zero-waste, and sustainable purchasing policies. The administration also makes certain that the university only purchases electronics and appliances that are Energy Star Certified. As well, the university only purchases EPEAT Gold Certified computers, and recycled paper towels and toilet paper. The administration also created a Clean Energy Revolving Fund to finance new sustainability projects.