California Department of Public Health Richmond Lab Chiller Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
California Department of Public Health Richmond Lab Chiller Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of replacement of one of the two existing 220-ton chillers supporting the Administration Office Building known as Building P at the California Department of Public Health Richmond Lab. Campus. The Chiller to be replaced is located in the mechanical room on the 4th floor of Building P. The new chiller will be significantly more efficient and will contribute to the goal of achieving a LEED certification for Building P. All associated electrical, mechanical, and piping will be upgraded to match the new chiller. Post installation, the system will be commissioned and the programming of the building management system will also be updated to meet the new chiller operational need.

Contact Information

Abdi farhang
Agency Name
Department of General Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Other Information
850 Marina Bay Parkway

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Section 15301, Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The project is not in an environmentally sensitive area. The California Department of General Services confirms that no exception apply which would preclude the use of a notice of exemption in this project.

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