Advanced Heat Exchanger Coatings to Improve Energy Efficiency of Industrial Refrigeration System

Summary

SCH Number
2020070035
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Advanced Heat Exchanger Coatings to Improve Energy Efficiency of Industrial Refrigeration System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/2/2020
Project Applicant
Nelumbo Inc.

Document Description
This project will test and optimize an advanced anti-ice coating for industrial refrigeration systems, and to adopt staff’s determination that the project is exempt from CEQA. The coating is an innovative inorganic ceramic that combines nano-structures and surface chemistry to manipulate condensation and frost to improve the energy efficiency of industrial refrigeration systems.

Contact Information
Anish Gautam
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-2382

Location

Cities
Hayward
Counties
Alameda
Cross Streets
26225 Eden Landing Rd Ste D

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301 exempts project that consist of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures, facilities, or mechanical equipment involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The proposed project will manufacture and operate anti-ice coated industrial refrigeration systems within existing manufacturing and testing facilities in the City of Hayward's Industrial Technology and Innovation Corridor. This zoning district is designed to support the establishment and expansion of advanced technology companies like Nelumbo Inc. All proposed activities associated with the project are an allowed use under the City's zoning ordinance. In addition, project activities involve negligible or no expansion of existing or former use of the manufacturing and operations facility.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070035_Advanced Heat Exchanger Coatings   PDF 305 K

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