The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is a global ecolabel for the IT sector. EPEAT helps purchasers, manufacturers, resellers, and others buy and sell environmentally preferable electronic products. Koi Computers is now registered as an EPEAT manufacturer offering EPEAT-certified servers.
Requirements for Federal Agencies to Procure EPEAT-Registered Products
Did you know that the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), subpart 23.704, requires that 95% of all electronic product acquisitions be EPEAT-registered products. With Koi Computers’ EPEAT-certified servers, meeting this requirement is now simpler!
Calculators to Document Cost and Environmental Benefits of Purchasing EPEAT-Registered Products
The electronics benefits calculators were developed to assist organizations in estimating the cost and environmental benefits of greening their purchase, use, and disposal of electronic products. The calculators help measure and report the benefits gained from purchasing electronic products covered by the EPEAT ecolabel. They also contain features for calculating environmental benefits from extending the life of a product, reuse, donation or recycling of the product at the end of life.
Replacement Components Availability
Koi Computers’ EPEAT Registered Servers are have available replacement components that are available for at least 5 years from the date of sale of the product. Available replacement components may include power supplies, fans, hard drives, memory, processors, and PCB assemblies. To obtain more information on replacement components for a specific product, please submit your contact information here, and provide the Koi Computers’ system serial number or invoice number with your request.
European Union WEEE Directive
The European Union (EU) has developed the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive to contribute to sustainable production and consumption of electrical and electronic equipment. To facilitate the preparation for re-use and the correct and environmentally sound treatment of WEEE, including maintenance, upgrade, refurbishment and recycling, Koi Computers has a product take-back and end of life process for re-use, recycle or proper disposal. Please refer to the Product Take-Back and EOL Processing information below.
Koi Computers Product Take-back and End of Life Processing
Koi Computers offers product take-back and end of life processing for our EPEAT-certified servers. Please see the attached for more information.
ENERGY STAR® Partner
Koi Computers is now an ENERGY STAR® Partner offering Energy Star certified servers.
ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Products earn the ENERGY STAR label by meeting the energy efficiency requirements in ENERGY STAR product specifications. ENERGY STAR certified computer servers are required to use efficient power supplies, include advanced power management features, have real-time performance measurement, demonstrate lower energy consumption in both the active and idle states, and more. The criteria are tailored to each product type, including the number of processors and server type. In addition, the idle energy consumption is reported and power management requirements are verified.