Advanced HVAC Technology Demonstration Project to Reduce Natural Gas Use in Hospitals

Summary

SCH Number
2017028261
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Advanced HVAC Technology Demonstration Project to Reduce Natural Gas Use in Hospitals
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project will demonstrate an efficient, advanced air distribution design approach that will reduce natural gas usage through the real time application of indoor air quality sensor technologies, advanced fault detection and diagnostic software and monitor based commissioning to achieve improved operational efficiency of HVAC systems. This pre-commercial, integrated design approach will improve the operational and energy efficiency of air handling units in HVAC systems in an existing hospital. The Project demonstration location is the Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center, a medical and general hospital in Harbor City, CA.

Contact Information
Amir Ehyai
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-327-3094

Location

Counties
Los Angeles
Other Information
25825 Vermont Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301
Reasons for Exemption
This agreement will fund the demonstration of an efficient advanced air distribution design approach that will reduce natural gas usage through the real time application of indoor air quality sensor technologies, advanced fault detection and diagnostic software and monitoring based commissioning. This pre commercial, integrated design approach will improve the operational and energy efficiency of air handling units in HVAC systems in an existing hospital. The activities funded by the agreement are exempt from CEQA per class 1 Exemption Section 15301, which applies to modifications to existing facilities.
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