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Belated Post On EPEAT and US Federal Government

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I received a heads-up in late January from Scot Case over at the Green Electronics Council that President Bush had signed an Executive Order requiring all federal agencies to buy EPEAT registered “green” computers.

Given that estimates are US federal agencies buy 7% of the world’s computers, this is a big deal. And I think it’s great!

Now someone needs to explain to me, in small words please, how on Earth US federal agencies can possibly need 7% of the world’s computers…

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Written by Dave Stephens

03/3/07 7:31 PM at 7:31 pm

Posted in IT, Procurement

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