GEC CAB

GEC Conformity Assurance

The Global Electronics Council manages an EPEAT-approved Conformity Assurance Body (CAB) with more than a decade of EPEAT experience. As the GEC CAB, we have supported EPEAT participating manufacturers since 2006 and maintain rigorous accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020.

We have an unparalleled technical understanding of EPEAT’s requirements. We’re particularly helpful to companies just joining EPEAT and to small and medium companies with limited resources who seek to work as efficiently as possible. The GEC Assurance & Training Services staff have helped organizations find practical approaches to their sustainability challenges for more than 25 years.

Our Services

Uncertainty can be the most painful part of any conformity assurance process. Accurate and relevant feedback is critical to your successful EPEAT product registration, especially when criteria are updated and new technical issues arise. No CAB is better suited to help you understand and meet changes to EPEAT’s criteria than the program and criteria experts at GEC CAB.

EPEAT criteria can be intricate and situationally specific. You don’t want to settle for general knowledge on these complex topics. Instead, let GEC CAB offer you tailored conformity assurance services to meet your company’s and supply chain’s unique structures. Our experts explain EPEAT criteria requirements in practical terms related to your individual situations.

GEC CAB’s feedback isn’t just tailored however, it’s also highly responsive. We pride ourselves on timely responses to your document submittals and conformity assurance questions. We’ll help your products’ EPEAT registrations stay on schedule and keep you focused on your next priory instead of following up for additional information.

GEC CAB staff are even available to meet with you to explain technical aspects as needed. This is in addition to regular check-in calls. Plus, GEC CAB’s tools and detailed documentation take additional guesswork out of the equation and simplifies conformity assurance success.

Don’t let uncertainty slow you down or set your company up for future conformity assurance challenges. Choose GEC CAB’s knowledgeable and responsive experts to save time and guide you to success.

Using GEC CAB for EPEAT

With particular expertise in conformity assurance, GEC CAB offers conformity-assurance services as an EPEAT-approved Conformity Assurance Body. We have supported manufacturers’ EPEAT efforts since 2006 and can facilitate your company’s participation in EPEAT. Please contact us with any questions about our process.

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Step 1: Complete the Informational Form

Complete the Manufacturer Information Form and return it by email.

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Step 2: Invoice for GEC CAB Fees

We send an invoice for GEC CAB Fees and instructions for payment.

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Step 3: Sign the GEC CAB Services Agreement

Complete the GEC CAB Services Agreement and return it by email.

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Step 4: EPEAT Log In and Training

We send log-in information for EPEAT and detailed instructions for accessing your dashboard and for registering products. We also provide web-based training so you can hit the ground running and get the most out of EPEAT.

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Step 5: Continued EPEAT Support

We continue our support throughout your EPEAT journey.

GEC CAB Fees for EPEAT

GEC CAB fees for EPEAT conformity assurance are on a sliding scale, based on the revenue of covered products. These fees allow a company to register an unlimited number of products for a particular category in EPEAT.