Energy Efficiency Upgrades - Ronald M. George State Office Complex


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Energy Efficiency Upgrades - Ronald M. George State Office Complex
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project would improve the energy efficiency of the existing State owned office building which was originally constructed in 1922, and renovated in 1998. The project includes static pressure reset on AHU Fans, reset supply air temperatures on chilled and heating hot water, adjusting ventilation, installing lighting occupancy sensors, retrofitting incandescent and fluorescent lamps with LED lamps (project will not replace lighting fixtures), installing hot water and steam pipe insulation, optimizing cooling tower operations, retro-commissioning hot water pumps, retro-commissioning economizer, implementing demand response load shifting, installing new building energy management system.

Contact Information

Jennifer Parson
Agency Name
Department of General Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Other Information
350 McAllister Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The project is located in existing public facility and involves energy efficiency improvements that will not result in a significant adverse impact on the environment. The project will not result the expansion of an existing use. None of the exceptions for categorical exemptions apply to the project. The Ronald M. George State Office Complex is within and a contributor to the National Historic Landmark San Francisco Civic Center Historic District. However, the project will have a negligible or no change to the visual appearance of the building and none of the energy upgrades proposed will impact any character defining features of the historic resource. Therefore, the proposed project will not result in an adverse change to a historic resource.

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