Appliances and Electronics

REQUIREMENT: Computers, laptops, tablets, monitors, printers, copiers and TVs that are purchased new must be certified as EPEAT Gold. Used equipment does not need to meet this standard.

REQUIREMENT: Refrigerators, computers, laptops, tablets, monitors, printers, copiers and TVs must be EnergyStar certified.

REQUIREMENT: Printers that are purchased new must be capable of double-sided printing and this must be the default setting. Secondhand printers do not need to meet this standard.

REQUIREMENT: Coffee makers that use single-serving plastic pods instead of traditional coffee filters are not permitted in A.S. spaces.

REQUIREMENT: All electronics and electronic components must be disposed of through AS Recycling and sent to an eSteward certified recycler.

RECOMMENDATION: All computers should be turned off nightly and appliances should be unplugged when not in use.