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Unformatted text preview: d­ ucts in compliance with the IEEE 1680- 2006 environmental performance standard. Services: Manufacturers have access to a variety of information on the environmental performance standards for applicable electronics. In addition, anyone may access and search the prod­ uct registry to locate qualifying products. Value to environment: Based on manufacturer data, the first six months’ sales of EPEAT registered green comput­ ers in 2006 prevented approximately 50 million metric tons of air pollution including 1 million metric tons of GHGs—the equivalent of removing 852,000 cars from the road for a year. Sectors most applicable: Appliance, electronic, industrial equipment manufacturing; hospitality; hospi­ tals; office-based businesses; retailers; semiconductor manufacturing • Please note that this program is an EPA-supported program, but it is not formally considered an EPA Partnership Program. Program Profiles 17 ENERGY STAR Labeling Business Value: 3 q Brand/reputation protection/enhancement 3 q Cost savings/operational efficiency 3 q New/expanded markets Web site: Conta...
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