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Green Procurement - Introduction

  • 1. What should be a first step in Green Procurement Procedures?

  • 2. When referring to voluntary labels in a tender….

  • 3. The energy efficiency of a product can be considered best by taking into account:

  • 4. How can procurers make out the best economic offer? By

  • 5. The EU Ecolabel, launched in 1992 when the European Community decided to develop a voluntary Europe-wide environmental scheme that consumers could trust,

  • 6. Which statement is not correct?

Vehicles

  • 1. In the EU, CO2 emissions caused by road traffic amount to:

  • 2. The Clean Vehicles Directive 2009/33/EC (2009) is based on:

  • 3. Which label is relevant for the procurement of vehicles?

  • 4. Tires are responsible for:

Household appliances

  • 1. Which of the following EU labels is mandatory for household appliances?

  • 2. For which of the following appliances do the energy efficiency classes A++/A+++ standards exist and should be applied when developing a green procurement action?

  • 3. Which of the following characteristics should be considered in a tender for household appliances in order to save energy:

Lighting

  • 1. In Europe, the percentage of electricity consumption in non-residential buildings used for lighting amounts to

  • 2. Which of the following light sources has got the longest life span (hours)?

  • 3. Street lighting: The exchange of a 125 W high pressure mercury vapour lamp by a 35 W metal-halid lamp can lead to energy savings of:

Office Equipment

  • 1. What are the European Standard Labels for Office IT equipment?

  • 2. Which criteria does the European Ecolabel for computers take into account?

  • 3. What is TEC and what is its key criterion?

Green Electricity

  • 1. If in the evaluation of offers the CO2-reduction is considered, an environmental additionality with an influence on the green electricity market is given when:

  • 2. When purchasing electricity, only a few distinctive features exist:

  • 3. The coordinating procurement directive 2004/18/EC permits public purchasers to:

Buildings and building components

  • 1. Procurement legislation allows:

  • 2. In the EU the building sector is responsible for:

  • 3. As of 31 December 2018 new buildings for public institutions in the EU will have to consume 'nearly zero' energy and the energy will be 'to a very large extent' from renewable sources. A "nearly zero energy building" means:

  • 4. What is one of the main visible outcomes of the Directive on Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD)?

  • 5. Which statement in reference to the procurement process of building components is not correct?

  • 6. To maximise the output when procuring building components it is important to

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Six finalists for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award

2014-09-10

The shortlist for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award, part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project, has been narrowed to six finalists. more

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