India is the 43rd country in which EPEAT
registration and verification services are now available to help purchasers select products that reduce their environmental impact.
If passed, the standards will become de facto regulations as a result of President Obama's Executive Order 13514 Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance that requires all government procurement to be certified to EPEAT
is a system that helps purchasers evaluate, compare and select electronic products based on their environmental attributes.
The first initiative, the electronic product environmental assessment tool (EPEAT
), was developed along the lines of EPA's and the Department of Energy's Energy Star program and assists federal procurement officials in comparing and selecting computers and monitors with environmental attributes that also routinely save money through reduced energy usage over the products' lives.
It includes a number of green features that earned it EPEAT
Gold certification, including one-touch Eco Mode activation and an ambient light sensor for reducing power consumption, a carbon footprint meter, and components that contain 50 percent less mercury than similar monitors.
Gold (on the black version) and EPEAT
Silver certifications bear testimony to the LC display's excellent environmental compatibility.
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Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT
) registry that gives green ratings to computer desktops, laptops, and monitors has been localized for 40 countries.
These "green" notebooks have EPEAT
Gold ratings and are ENERGY STAR certified with top-of-the-line technology.
Green features include ENERGY STAR[R] 5.0 compliance, EPEAT
Gold registered, the monitor is mercury-free, the packaging is made of 95% recycled materials, and Sony even has a program that will help you recycle your old PC.
Government's Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT
In addition, Buy.com introduced the Green Electronics Council's Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT
) rating on its site to allow consumers to purchase more environmentally friendly computer desktops, notebooks and monitors.