Mechanical Services - LETHBRIDGE Research and Development Centre

Status Awarded

Contract number 01R11-24-C033A

Solicitation number 01R11-24-C033A

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 210,000.00


    This contract was awarded to:

    KB Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd.

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Lethbridge Research and Development Centre at 5403 1st Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB requires a Contractor to provide Mechanical Services on an “as and when requested basis”.

    This bid solicitation is to establish a contract with task authorizations (TA) for the delivery of the requirement detailed in the bid solicitation, to the Identified Users.

    The period of the contract will be for 1 calendar year with the possibility to extend the Contract for 3 additional 1 year periods. The anticipated start date is December 1, 2023.

    Security Requirements
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. The contractor/offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must each hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by AAFC.

    Optional Site Visit Information
    It is recommended that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder visit the work site. Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 10:00 am MDT.

    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Site Authority no later than Monday, October 23, 2023 at 12:00 pm MDT to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend.

    To confirm your attendance, please contact: Brad Patterson, Facility Manager, Phone: (403) 317-3318 or .

    Mandatory Technical Requirements
    Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the bid solicitation including the technical and financial evaluation criteria.

    Basis of selection: A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.

    Bids shall be submitted using the CPC Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit bids electronically. Bids must be submitted only to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Bid Receiving Unit by the date, time and place indicated in the bid solicitation:

    Refer to the attached solicitation documents to obtain further information.

    Canada retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Natalie O’Neill, Contracting Specialist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Western Service Centre
    300 – 2010 12th Avenue
    Regina, SK S4P 0M3
    Telephone: 306-807-8740
    E-mail address:

    AAFC has adopted the Integrity Regime administered by Public Services and Procurement Canada. As a result, the integrity provisions are being applied in AAFC procurement activities as outlined in this solicitation.
    Canada will make available Notices of Proposed Procurement (NPP), bid solicitations and related documents for download through the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) at Canada is not responsible and will not assume any liabilities whatsoever for the information found on websites of third parties. In the event an NPP, bid solicitation or related documentation would be amended, Canada will not be sending notifications. Canada will post all amendments, including significant enquiries received and their replies, using GETS. It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to regularly consult GETS for the most up-to-date information. Canada will not be liable for any oversight on the Bidder's part nor for notification services offered by a third party.

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    Business address

    3569 32nd Avenue North

    Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 7C2
    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Variations or combinations of the above methods
    Region(s) of delivery

    Contract duration

    The contract will be for a period of 12 month(s), from 2024/01/23 to 2025/01/31.

    Commodity - UNSPSC

    • 72151207 - Heating and cooling and air conditioning HVAC installation and maintenance service

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    300 - 2010 12th Avenue

    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 0M3
    Contracting authority
    Natalie O'Neill
    (306) 807-8740
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