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PROJECT # 630A4-18-415 INSTALL GENERATOR FOR B85 and B86 ST. ALBANS VA MEDICAL CENTER


New York, United States
Government : Federal
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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR THE WILL NOT PAY NOR REIMBURSE ANY COSTS ********** WITH TO THIS REQUEST. THE IS UNDER NO ********** TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS *************
The of Veterans Affairs is seeking a ********************* (AE) firm to provide Schematics, Design Development, Construction Documents, Technical Specifications, Construction Period Services, Site Visits, Cost Estimates, As-Built Documentation, and all other related information for Project No. 630A4-18-415 INSTALL GENERATOR FOR B85 and B86 located in St. Albans NY VAMC, St. Albans Campus. This procurement is restricted to Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned-Small-Business (SDVOSB) firms ONLY.
This requirement is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act as implemented in FAR Subpart 36.6. Applicable NAICS code is 541330 and small business size standard of $7 Million. Magnitude of Construction is between $1,000,000.00 and $2,000,000.00. The anticipated award date of the proposed A-E Contract is on or before 09/30/2019. Potential contractors must be registered in SAM (www.sam.gov) at the time of submission of their qualifications in order to be considered for an award. In order to assure compliance with this clause, all firms submitting an SF 330 for this Sources Sought Notice are required to indicate what percentage of the cost of contract performance will be expended by the concerns employees and in which discipline(s) - subcontracting will not be permitted under this contract.

I. The scope of Work:
Provide all necessary labor and material for A/E services to design the INSTALL GENERATOR FOR B85 and B86 project at the New York Harbor Healthcare System- St. Albans Campus. Develop construction documents, construction period services, and site trips.

II. Specific Requirements:
Design and Construction Period Services, including Construction Site Visits: A/E scope of work shall include, but not be limited to the following design and construction period services.
A/E shall conduct field visits, site investigations, and present two design options for emergency power to Building 85, 86, and 87. A/E shall design a new emergency generator along with automatic transfer switches to serve the emergency loads for Buildings 85, 86, and 87. The project includes installing a new concrete pad and outdoor enclosure for the generator or use of the existing enclosure with an extension, if necessary, of the existing emergency generator building. The project includes installing new electrical conduits and emergency feeders for Buildings 85, 86, and 87. The project includes installing new emergency distribution panels for Building 85, 86, and 87. The project will support the additional emergency loads required in Building 85 for the C1 ward renovation, the approved C3/D3 ward renovations, and planned future renovation of C2/D2. The project is necessary to continue the current, approved, and planned future ward renovations to meet current VA patient privacy standards and correct FCA deficiencies.

Buildings 85 and 86 are currently undergoing renovation; several of these renovation projects are or will be in the C1 ward, C3/D3 ward and the future planned renovation of the C2/D2. These new renovation projects entail the installation of several new air-handlers and other cooling equipment, and as such, it has been determined that an increase in the capacity of emergency power is necessary to support buildings 85, 86 and 87. A/E shall conduct several field visits and site investigations and include personnel to take whatever load measurements, over a pre-determined, period of time necessary to adequately size the emergency generator. The A/E to provide the VA with the best options for providing emergency power to the buildings mentioned above. One option the A/E shall consider is adding a secondary emergency generator to supplement the existing 150 to 170 kW emergency generator currently serving building 85/86/87. Another option to be considered is removing the existing 150 to 170 kW emergency generator in its entirety to be replaced with an emergency generator that is bigger in capacity and KW rating with the same diesel fuel source. A/E shall have access to all available As-Built drawings.

A/E will be supplied with existing construction drawings of the C1 ward as well as C3/D3 renovation ward for calculation of actual future power requirements that the buildings will need in addition to the amount of power it is currently using. A-E will also use existing C3/D3 construction drawings to estimate power requirements of the future renovation of the C2/D2 ward so that it may be incorporated into the total power calculations.

The A/E shall act in an advisory and consultant capacity to the Contracting Officer s Representative during the entire period of project construction.

A/E shall inspect and design all necessary components and ancillary systems for a new emergency generator. Design of new components shall include but not be limited to the design of new dampers and actuators, discharge plenums, new louvers, a new muffler, new ductwork, new concrete pad, new generator enclosure, new annunciator, new wall mounted emergency lighting, Install new conduits and emergency feeders from the new generators to the existing generator breakers and provide a new, stand-alone, programmable logic controller for the generator vault for automatic starting upon failure of existing utility power. Provide a new fuel monitoring system for the generator, reporting to the boiler plant.

Unit (ELU), new emergency distribution panels, new automatic transfer switches as well as a new day tank with...

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