Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The workforce Instruction for Standards Efficiency (WISE) program will provide market assessment, targeted education, dissemination of information, and workforce training to be homebuilders in California's residential construction market on High Performance Attics (HPAs) and High Performance Walls (HPWs), two new requirements in California's Building energy Efficiency Standards for 2016. The WISE program will assist the home builders transition to these new standards by engaging them to better understand the new requirements and options for compliance, as well as provide technical support to enable this transition. Additionally, the WISE program will work with the homebuilders, installing trades, subcontractors, and field crews to provide on-the-job training on the proper installation of insulation and changes to other building systems that will be necessary to meet the new requirements.

Contact Information
Rachel Salazar
California Energy Commission
Lead/Public Agency
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-5316


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 3 - New construction of limited small new facilities; installation of small, new equipment and facilities in small structures; and conversion of the use of small existing structures (e.g., construction of three or fewer single-family homes in urban areas)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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