EPEAT® provides Conformity Guidance Materials, available for download by CABs and Participating Manufacturers as guidance to help navigate the verification requirements of EPEAT criteria. Conformity Guidance Materials undergo updates periodically. To keep stakeholders informed of these updates, EPEAT maintains the Conformity Guidance Materials History spreadsheet, which contains updates and versions for each criterion for each product category. Both the Conformity Guidance Materials and their version history can be accessed by logging into your user account at https://epeat.net/resources.

The following are the most recent updates to the Conformity Guidance Materials:

  • NE 6.4.1 – added information to explain how products with greater than > four physical network ports with 100 Gb/s or higher link rate can be EPEAT registered.
  • C&D – information added to clarify requirements and example steps if manufacturer uses distributors as part of their annual spend.

The following are the most recent updates to the Conformity Requirements and Guidance Materials

  • CCM 4.3.1 – clarified recently answered questions and answers to reference the interpretation section on when a good-faith effort may be provided to demonstrate conformance to the requirement for a list of key component supplier facilities.