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Install Fire Protection System, Dayton Ohio

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Source Sought Notice- Install Fire Protection System, Dayton Ohio- Response Due 10/25/2019 at 4:30 pm CST

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This is not a Request for Proposal. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or award a contract. This is strictly market research to determine availability and adequacy of potential sources with the capabilities and experience to perform the required work. The Government is not obligated to and will not pay for information received as a result of this announcement. Request for solicitation will not receive a response.

The General Services Administration (GSA), Great Lakes Region (Region 5), has a need to perform the following work which includes, but is not limited to, the replacement of existing fire alarm system with a new voice evacuation fire alarm system and the installation of new emergency responder radio coverage system at the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, located at 200 West 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
The construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The performance period is 365 calendar days. The anticipated award date is before April 30, 2020.

Additional Information:
The contractor will be required to demonstrate that they have successfully installed addressable automatic voice evacuation fire alarm systems of comparable size. If the work will be performed by a subcontractor, the Contractor will be required to identify the subcontractor and provide 2 installations where this subcontractor together with the contractor has successfully installed such systems. The Contractor shall certify that each system has performed satisfactorily for a period of not less than one year.
The contractor will be required to provide a design layout, materials, and devices for a protected premises fire alarm system, complete, conforming to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 72, latest edition. The shop drawings and calculations shall be prepared by a technician that is certified NICET level III or IV for fire alarms, or a registered fire protection engineer. This individual shall have an established office, which has been in existence for at least three years. The person preparing these documents shall be responsible for compliance with applicable codes as cited as well as compliance with the contract.

Installation shall be accomplished by an electrical contractor with a minimum of five years of experience installing fire alarm systems. The NICET Level III or IV fire alarm system technician or registered fire protection engineer shall supervise the installation, inspection, and testing of the system. This individual shall visit the project site once a week during the installation to verify the fire alarm system is being installed in accordance with approved shop drawings and project referenced codes/standards. A written report shall be developed for each site visit that includes a summary of current work activities and certification of compliance with project requirements.

Interested firms should submit the below information to Michelle Nelson, Contracting Officer, at An electronic submission is required. Your submission should be no longer than 10 single sided pages. The Email subject line MUST include the following: EQ5P2SS2P1-19-0067B 561621 Sources Sought

1) A short statement regarding your business' expertise and experience in this field.

2) Include two projects completed within the last five years similar in size and scope to the work described above. 

          A) Provide at least two examples of similar projects. Was the installation done by the Contractor or a Subcontractor. If Subcontractor, identity the subcontractor.

           B) Were the projects completed at least 1 year ago?

           C) Was the installation supervised by a technician that is certified NICET level III or IV for fire alarms, or a registered fire protection engineer? Is this individual on staff or was this subcontracted? Include any other relevant information.
3) Provide a customer point of contact for each project listed (telephone and email address).

4) Do you have experience working in a historic building for similar size and scope described above? If yes, please explain and provide a customer point of contact (telephone and email address).

5) Indicate any and all applicable small business representation(s) (8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned, Women-Owned, etc.).

6) What is your firm's bonding capacity per project?

7) Please indicate your intent to bid on a subsequent solicitation.

All information submitted will be subject to verification and additional information may be requested to substantiate responses. An electronic submission is preferred. Your submission should be no longer than 10 pages.


Michelle D. Nelson, Contract Specialist, Phone 3123531262, Email - Oana Sandru, Contracting Officer , Phone 312-353-4001, Email

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