Energy Efficiency Projects - Mechanical/Lighting


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Document Title
Energy Efficiency Projects - Mechanical/Lighting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Pursuant to the Governor's Energy Executive Order (EEO) B-18-12 calling for a reduction in energy load by 20 percent by the year 2015 for all state facilities, CDCR is undertaking a number of energy savings programs. CDCR will implement a comprehensive set of mechanical and lighting retrofits/upgrades designed to reduce energy consumption. Mechanical upgrades include the addition of variable frequency drives to air conditioning units to reduce air flow during heating operation, retrofits of air handler motors with premium efficiency motors and cogged belts, and installation of a building automation system to provide schedule and set point control over air conditioning units facility-wide. Lighting upgrades include the installation of interior and exterior lighting fixtures in housing units, dining facilities, and housing yards, primarily using induction lighting technology.

Contact Information

Roxanne Henriquez
Agency Name
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Kern, Marin
Other Location Info
California State Prison - San Quentin (SQ) and Wasco State Prison (WSP)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to existing facilities that involve no expansion of use.

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