Robust Super Insulation at a Competitive Price

Summary

SCH Number
2017068574
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Robust Super Insulation at a Competitive Price
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/29/2017

Document Description
This agreement will create a cost-effective, robust super insulation material for building envelopes. The agreement is intended to increase the R-value of insulation suitable for retrofit projects by 2-4 times the R-value of current insulation at a lower total cost.

Contact Information
Karen Perrin
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1467

Location

Cities
Berkeley
Counties
Alameda
Other Location Info
City: Berkeley 94720 1 Cyclotron Road
Other Information
City: Berkeley 94720 1 Cyclotron Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Cal. Code Regs., Title 14 Section 15306 provides a CEQA exemption for basic research. The activity funded by this agreement involves development and lab testing of a better thermal insulation material at LBNL's test facility. The improved insulation material is intended to increase the R-value of building insulation and at a lower total cost. The research includes basic data collection with no serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource under Class 6, since the work includes testing in a lab facility.

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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