Low Cost, Large Diameter, Shallow Ground Loops for Ground-Coupled Heat Pumps - Revised


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Low Cost, Large Diameter, Shallow Ground Loops for Ground-Coupled Heat Pumps - Revised
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A 20-30 foot deep, by 24-26 inch, diameter hole will be dug for the purpose of installing a set of flexible pipes that water will run through to act as a heat exchanger with the earth. The site is an existing lot, zoned residential. The land on which the activities are likely to be completed are part of larger developments that have complied with CEQA requirements.

Contact Information

Joseph Sit
Agency Name
Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Davis, Vacaville
Sacramento, Solano, Yolo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303 and 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The Energy Commission made CEQA findings pertaining to this Agreement when the Agreement was originally approved on Jaunary 13, 2016. This amendment is a demonstration location change and will result in no major impacts to the environment. Basic data collection and research activity which will not result in any major diturbance to an environment resource.


Notice of Exemption

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