Varieties of Prefabricated Envelope Solutions for CA Low-Rise Buildings

Summary

SCH Number
2020070186
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Varieties of Prefabricated Envelope Solutions for CA Low-Rise Buildings
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/10/2020
Project Applicant
Rocky Mountain Institute

Document Description
The project will consist of installing prefabricated façade panels at technology demonstration sites. These panels will be applied to the exterior of the existing building as façade retrofit. The retrofit may involve excavation at the building perimeter to insulate slab edge and/or attach to existing footings. It may also include the capping and removal of gas service.

Contact Information
Adel Suleiman
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-3313

Location

Cities
Marysville
Counties
Yuba
Cross Streets
5903 Lowe Ave
Zip
95901

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15301 ; Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The Energy Commission made CEQA findings pertaining to this project, including finding that it was categorically exempt under 14 CCR section 15306. This project will not result in any environmental impacts and do not change the applicability of the categorical exemption under 14 CCR 15306. Cal. Code Regs, tit.14, sec.15306 provides that projects which consist of basic data collection, research and resources evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to environmental resources are categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA. Specifically, this project will install prefabricated façade panels to the exterior of the existing building as façade retrofit. The retrofit may involve excavation at the building perimeter to insulate slab edge and/or attach to existing footings. It may also include the capping and removal of gas service. Therefore, this project falls within section 15306 and will not have a significant effect on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070186_06 CEQA-EPC-19-036   PDF 288 K

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