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Sustainability Mandatory Standards (Quick Wins) 2008

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Sustainability Mandatory Standards (Quick Wins) 2008

    Sustainability Minimum Mandatory Standards (‘Quick Wins’) 2008

    OGCbuying.solutions contract coverage

    The third column identifies which Buying Solutions contract(s) can be used to source a choice of products that meet

    the 2008 Minimum Mandatory Standards also now included are the 2008 Best Practice Standards.

     (Note - not all products under a given contract will necessarily meet the standard(s),

     - and customers should be sure to specify that they wish to buy the Minimum Mandatory Standard compliant products).

    2008 Minimum Mandatory Procurement Specifications Product type Relevant OGCbs contract(s) 2008 Best Practice Specifications

    1. Personal IT Goods and associated Purchase of personal computers with low energy consumption to reduce the computers services client devices amount of energy consumed throughout the life cycle

    IT Goods and Services - The European Commission have required that Energy Star criteria be used in Reseller Central Government Procurement, as of December 2007

    2008 MINIMUM Mandatory Specification(s)

     1. Must consume 4W or less in sleep mode

    2. Must consume 2W or less in off mode (standby)

    3. Cat. A computers must consume 50W or less in Idle state

    4. Cat. B computers must consume 65W or less in Idle state

    5. Cat. C computers must consume 95W or less in Idle state

    See Energy Star criteria (pages 9 - 10)

    2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to the minimum specification

    2. Power management capability must be present and enabled on delivery

    3. At least two of the following design for disassembly, recycling and product life

    time extension criteria, shall be met:

    i. Parts that have to be treated separately are easily separable

    ii. Plastic materials in covers/housing have no surface coating.

iii. Plastic parts >100g consist of one material or of easily separable materials.

    iv. Plastic parts >25g have material codes according to ISO 11469.

    v. Plastic parts are free from metal inlays or have inlays that can be removed with

    commonly available tools.

    vi. Labels are easily separable. (This requirement does not apply to safety labels).

    vii. Product components can be upgraded e.g. with processor, memory, cards or drives

Upgrading can be done using commonly available tools

    2. Computer IT Goods and associated Purchase of CRT and LCD computer monitors with low energy consumption to

    monitors services - Peripherals reduce the amount of energy consumed throughout the life cycle

    IT Goods and Services - The European Commission have required that Energy Star criteria be used in Reseller Central Government Procurement, as of December 2007

    2008 MINIMUM Mandatory Specification(s)

    1. Must consume 2W or less in sleep mode

    2. Must consume 1W or less in off mode

    See Energy Star criteria (page 6)

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to the minimum specification

    2. Power management capability must be present and enabled on delivery

    3. At least one of the following design for disassembly and recycling criteria shall

    be met:

    i. Parts that have to be treated separately are easily separable

    ii. Plastic materials in covers/housing have no surface coating.

    iii. Plastic parts >100g consist of one material or of easily separable materials.

    iv. Plastic parts >25g have material codes according to ISO 11469.

    v. Plastic parts are free from metal inlays or have inlays that can be removed with commonly available tools.

    vi. Labels are separable. (This requirement does not apply to safety labels).

    3. Portable (laptop) IT Goods and Services - Purchase of portable computers with low energy consumption to reduce the

    computers Peripherals amount of energy consumed throughout the life cycle.

    IT Goods and Services - The European Commission have required that Energy Star criteria be used in Reseller Central Government Procurement, as of December 2007

    2008 MINIMUM Mandatory Specification(s)

    1. Must consume 1.7W or less in sleep mode

    2. Must consume 1W or less in off mode

    3. Category A computers must consume 14W or less in Idle state

    4. Category B computers must consume 22W or less in Idle state

    See Energy Star criteria (pages 7, 9 and 10 on Notebooks)

    2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to the minimum specification.

    2. Power management capability is present and enabled on delivery

    3. At least two of the following design for disassembly, recycling and product life time extension criteria, are met:

    i. Parts that have to be treated separately are easily separable

    ii. Plastic materials in covers/housing have no surface coating.

    iii. Plastic parts >100g consist of one material or of easily separable materials.

    iv. Plastic parts >25g have material codes according to ISO 11469.

    v. Plastic parts are free from metal inlays or have inlays that can be removed with commonly available tools.

    vi. Labels are easily separable. (This requirement does not apply to safety labels).

    vii. Product components can be upgraded e.g. with memory

    4. Workstations IT Goods and Services - Purchase of energy efficient workstations* to reduce the amount of energy

    Peripherals consumed throughout the life cycle

    IT Goods and Services - Workstations (see page 7): Reseller 1. Are marketed as workstations 2. Have a mean time between failures (MTBF) of at least 15,000 hours based on either Bellcore TR-NWT-000332, issue 6, 12/97 or field collected data

    3. Support error-correcting code (ECC) and/or buffered memory

    The European Commission have required that Energy Star criteria be used in

Central Government Procurement, as of December 2007

    2008 MINIMUM Specification(s)

    1. Must meet three of the six specifications in the Energy Star criteria (see page

    7)

    2. Must have a Typical Electricity Consumption power level (PTEC) of equal to

    or less than:

    0.35 x [PMAX + (#HDDs x 5)]W

    PMAX is the maximum power (see page 19 of the criteria)

    #HDDs is the number of installed hard drives in the system

    See page 10 of the criteria

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to minimum specification

    2. Power management capability to be present and enabled on delivery

    3. At least two of the following design for disassembly, recycling and product life

    time extension criteria to be met:

    i. Parts that have to be treated separately are easily separable

    ii. Plastic materials in covers/housing have no surface coating

    iii. Plastic parts >100g consist of one material or of easily separable materials

    iv. Plastic parts >25g have material codes according to ISO 11469

    v. Plastic parts are free from metal inlays or have inlays that can be removed with

    commonly available tools

    vi. Labels are easily separable (This requirement does not apply to safety labels)

    vii. Product components can be upgraded e.g. with memory

    5. Single and multi Office equipment Purchase of single* and multi-functional devices with low energy consumption to

    functional devices reduce the amount of energy consumed throughout the life cycle

    IT Goods and Services -

    Reseller * Including laser printers, scanners, photocopiers, faxes

     The European Commission have required that Energy Star criteria be used in

    Central Government Procurement, as of December 2007

2008 MINIMUM Mandatory Specification(s)

    Must meet the Energy Star criteria (see pages 4 and 8 for definitions)

    Specifications:

    Page 9 Duplexing

    Page 11 Product speed

    Page 12 Delay time

    Page 13 Standby Power levels

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to the minimum specification.

    2. Photocopiers and faxes are to be suitable for use with recycled paper.

    3. All devices power management capability to be present and enabled on

    delivery

    4. At least two of the following design for disassembly, recycling and product life

    time extension criteria are met:

    i. Parts that have to be treated separately are easily separable

    ii. Plastic materials in covers/housing have no surface coating.

    iii. Plastic parts >100g consist of one material or of easily separable materials.

    iv. Plastic parts >25g have material codes according to ISO 11469.

    v. Plastic parts are free from metal inlays or have inlays that can be removed

    with commonly available tools.

    vi. Labels are separable. (This requirement does not apply to safety labels).

    vii. Product components can be upgraded e.g. with memory

    6. External Power Hardware and buildings Purchase of energy efficient external power supplies for devices, including small

    Supplies portable devices, to reduce the amount of energy consumed throughout the life

    Retail Trade Framework cycle

    Must meet the EU Code of Conduct on Energy Efficiency of External Power Supplies Version 2.

    1. No-load power consumption refers to the situation when the power supply is

    plugged into a socket but the device is not attached to it (page 1).

(see page 4)

2008 MINIMUM Specification(s)

    Must meet the EU Code of Conduct on Energy Efficiency of External Power

    Supplies Version 2.

     No-load power

    Rated power output consumption

    ? 0.3 W and < 15 W 0.30W

    ? 15 W and < 50 W 0.30W

    ? 50 W and < 60 W 0.30W

    ? 60 W and < 150 W 0.50W

    2. Active Mode refers to where the device is attached and is being used or

    charged up and relates to the efficiency of supplying power to the device.

    (See page 5)

    Minimum Average Efficiency in Active Nameplate Output Mode (expressed as a Power (Pno) decimal)

    0 to ? 1 watt ? 0.49 * Pno

    > 1 to ? 49 watts ? [0.09 * Ln (Pno)] 0.49

    > 49 watts ? 0.84

    If Energy Star criteria (see page 2) is met for Active Mode, this also meets the

    EU Code of Conduct

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    Complies with the EU Code of Conduct on Energy Efficiency of External Power Supplies Version 3 (valid from 01.01.2009)

    From 2009 these will be the Energy-Using Product (EuP) Minimum Energy

Performance Standards (MEPs) and thus mandatory.

    Specifications:

    Page 3, Table 1.1 - No-load Power Consumption (excluding external power supplies up to 8W for mobile handheld battery driven applications)

    Page 3, Table 1.2 - No-load Power Consumption for external power supplies up to 8 W for mobile handheld battery driven applications

    Page 4, Table 2.1 - Energy-Efficiency criteria for Active Mode (excluding external

    power supplies up to 8W for mobile handheld battery driven applications)

    Page 4, Table 2.1 - Energy-Efficiency criteria for Active Mode for external power supplies up to 8W for mobile handheld battery driven applications

    6. Paper Office equipment Purchase of recycled copying paper, and recycled tissue paper, to reduce the amount of waste paper sent to landfill or incineration. Also to reduce the amount

    Recycled Printing Paper of virgin fibre needed

    (DfT Framework

    Agreement) 2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

    http://online.ogcbuyingsolu1. Copying paper must have 100% recycled content tions.gov.uk/information/Fa

    cilitiesSupport/recycled/ 2. Tissue paper (kitchen and toilet tissue) must have 100% recycled content

    3. Paper for printed publications must have 50% recycled content. NB All

    Departments are expected to move towards 75% and achieve full compliance by October 2009.

    4. Of the non recycled content (50% or less) any virgin fibre used must be sourced from a sustainably managed forest, with external certification, or at a minimum with a defined internal management system.

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

Same as minimum standards

    7. Envelopes Office equipment Purchase of recycled envelopes to reduce the amount of waste paper sent to

     landfill or incineration, and to reduce the amount of virgin fibre used

    2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

1. Must have 100% recycled content for general use

    Mailing system Use

    2. Must have 60% recycled content for mailing system use (i.e. automated envelope stuffing).

    3. Of the non recycled content (40% or less), any virgin pulp used must be

    sourced from a sustainably managed forest, preferably with external certification,

    or at a minimum with a defined internal management system.

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. In addition to the minimum specification

    2. Brown (manila) envelopes have 100% recycled content - using “Genuine

    waste” as defined by the National Association of Paper Merchants (NAPM)

    3. Any virgin pulp used, to be sourced from a sustainably managed forest

    preferably with external certification or at a minimum with a defined internal management system.

    8. Furniture Furniture and Furnishings Purchase of furniture produced with environmentally friendly materials and processes

2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

Seeking agreement across Whitehall

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

Complies with the EU Green Public Procurement criteria (see pages 7 to 10)

    9. Paints and Hardware and buildings Purchase of paints/varnishes with low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)

    varnishes content, to reduce toxic emissions and waste

     Retail Trade Framework

    2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

    1. Must use the British Coatings Federation VOC labelling scale (VOC labelling)

    2. Wall paints must have a „Low‟ VOC content of 7.99% or less

    3. Other paints and all other products (varnishes, etc.) must have a „Medium‟

VOC content of 24.99% or less

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    Complies with the EU Green Public Procurement criteria (see pages 8 and 18 to

    19):

    The following products shall not be used:

    Indoor paints and varnishes with a content of solvents (VOCs with a boiling point of 250oC maximum) higher than:

    - For wall paints (according to EN 13300): 30g/l (minus water)

    - For other paints with a spreading rate of at least 15 m2/l at a hiding power of

    98% opacity: 250g/l (minus water)

    - For all other products (including paints that are not wall paints and that have a spreading rate of less than 15 m2/l, varnishes wood stains, floor coatings and floor paints, and related products): 180g/l (minus eater)

    10. Transport N/A Purchase of cars with low carbon and noise emissions, to reduce carbon footprint and noise pollution

2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

    To be set by Department of Transport (DfT)

    NB The Government has set carbon emissions for its administrative car fleet. These are that by 2010/11 the fleet average of new cars purchased for administrative operations should be no higher than 130g/CO2/km.

2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    Complies with the EU Green Public Procurement criteria

    Pages 6 8: Passenger cars and light-duty vehicles

    Pages 12 13: Buses

    Pages 16 18: Public transport services

    Page 21: Waste collection trucks

    Page 25 27: Waste collection services

    11. Video Recorders Retail Trade Framework Purchase of energy-efficient video recorders to reduce energy consumed

    (DVD) throughout the life cycle

    IT Goods and associated

    The Internal Energy Agency (IEA) 1W initiative aims to reduce standby power services

    consumption to below 1W by 2010

    2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s)

     1. Digital Television Recorders shall consume

    ; 26.6W or less in on-mode

    ; 4.9W or less in passive standby

    2. DVD Recorders (without digital tuners) shall consume

    ; 16.2W or less in on-mode

    ; 7.3W or less in passive standby

    From 2012 these will not be able to record following the digital switch over

    2008 BEST PRACTICE Specification(s)

    1. Digital Television Recorders shall consume

    ; 20W or less in on-mode

    ; 3.5W or less in passive standby

    2. DVD Recorders (without digital tuners) shall consume

    ; 9.9W or less in On-mode

    ; 3.3W or less in passive standby

    From 2012 these will not be able to record following the digital switch over

12. Video Players Purchase of energy-efficient video players to reduce energy consumed

    (DVD) Retail Trade Framework throughout the life cycle

     IT Goods and associated 2008 MINIMUM mandatory specification(s) services

     Shall consume

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