Energy Conservation Measures Project at the Van Nuys State Building


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Energy Conservation Measures Project at the Van Nuys State Building
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of General Services proposes to retrofit this state building in order to conserve energy and reduce expenses. The project consist of the following tasks: add variable speed drives to control the cooling towers, chilled water pumps and condenser water pumps, provide required line voltage conduit and wiring to the new speed drives; upgrade the DDC control system sequences with start/stop time optimization, load optimization, demand limiting & automatic system reset capability for the control variables; install new DDC control hardware & software to perform chilled water supply temperature reset, differential pressure reset, supply air temperature reset, supply air pressure reset, install parking garage carbon monoxide (CO) system with variable speed drives on the fan motors; install occupancy sensors to control interior lighting; and replace existing zone controls with direct digital control (DDC) system.

Contact Information

Nancy Whiteside
Agency Name
Department of General Services, Energy Management Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Van Nuys
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1; sec. 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of interior alterations to the energy system at an existing State facility involving no expansion of an existing use. The area in which the project is located is not environmentally sensitive.

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