Testing of Computers and Computer Servers for compliance with Ecodesign legislation

Testing of Computers and Computer Servers for compliance with Ecodesign legislation

As this is a market surveillance project, testing is required to verify compliance with requirements currently in force as well as those due to come into force on 1st July 2014.

>UK SBS IT140029 Testing of Computers and Computer Servers for compliance with Ecodesign legislation

Reference number:UK SBS IT140029

Deadline date:09/06/2014

This deadline is for…The final date for the submission of completed bid responses is 11:00am Monday 9th June 2014 GMT

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?No

Name of the buying organisation:UK Shared Business Services Ltd.

Description of the contract

NMO is looking for the Supplier to test a selection of Computers and Computer Servers to verify compliance with the following Regulation: EU No 617/2013 (Ecodesign requirements for computers and computer servers). http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2013:175:0013:0033: EN:PDF As this is a market surveillance project, testing is required to verify compliance with requirements currently in force as well as those due to come into force on 1st July 2014 as stated in Article 10 of the Regulation: “Points 3 and 6.1 of Annex II shall apply as from the entry into force of the Regulation.” “Points 1.1, 1.3, 2, 4, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of Annex II shall apply as from 1 July 2014.” The ecodesign requirements set out in Annex II of the Regulation must be measured in accordance with the methods set out in Annex III of the Regulation as well as any harmonised standards, the reference numbers of which have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, or other reliable, accurate and reproducible calculation and measurement methods, which take into account the generally recognised state of the art. Important NOTE 1: Please refer to the transitional methods of measurement published in the Commission communication (2014/C 110/05 of 11 April 2014) for a detailed list of measuring methods and verification procedures to use: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_.2014.110.01.0108.01.ENG Important NOTE 2: As NMO may carry out further testing on the products then no destructive testing should be carried out. In particular: • With reference to the transitional methods stated above, “7.1.1” – Total content of mercury (computers with an integrated display) should not be tested. • For “5. INTERNAL POWER SUPPLY EFFICIENCY”; if there is a risk of destroying any part of the product necessary to repeat all other tests then NMO should be consulted before commencing testing. Test reports should be generated for each individual unit, in a form and format agreed with NMO that is suitable for use in a UK court.

 

Classification of the contract

72800000Computer audit and testing services

72810000Computer audit services

72820000Computer testing services

71630000Technical inspection and testing services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:3 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameHannah McNeill

Organisation nameUK Shared Business Services Ltd.

AddressNorth Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF

Telephone01793 867063

Extension number:7063

Fax

How to apply

Please comply with all instructions as detailed in the tender document. Please note that failure to comply with these could result in your bid return being disqualified.

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