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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?


  • 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:


  • 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


Six finalists for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award


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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