HP's entire workstation line has taken home the gold for
its energy efficiency and recyclability, the company announced
The company scored a Gold rating based on the guidelines
of the Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT),
making HP the largest holder of EPEAT Gold registered products.
The workstations were built from the ground up with an 80
PLUS power supply, which consumes up to 15 percent less energy
and lowers overall energy usage and waste heat. All workstations
are more than 90 percent recyclable by weight and the company
offers a take-back program for used equipment.
Workstations are typically used for design purposes in the
graphic arts, engineering, manufacturing and finance industries,
among others. HP's Gold-registered Workstations include the
HP xw4550 Workstation, HP xw4600 Workstation, HP xw6600
Workstation, HP xw8600 Workstation and the HP
"Our new generation of HP Workstations was designed from
the inside out with the environment in mind" - John Thompson,
vice president and general manager of HP’s workstations global
business unit, said in a statement. "Customers will find these
workstations not only to be the most innovative performance
machines for the most demanding of applications, but also
the best choice for the environmentally conscious professional."