Solicitation number EPC2017

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/01/24 14:00 EST


    Advance Procurement Notice

    Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) Various Locations Across Canada

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of potential EPC projects with anticipated security requirements to provide interested Firms an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that these projects will proceed.

    Description of the projects

    The Department of National Defence (DND) has a mandate to build and manage an affordable and integrated portfolio of DND Real Property assets and promote environmental sustainability. DND is currently working towards a Sustainable Development Strategy to improve the energy efficiency of various Bases and Wings across the country. One of the tools in pursuit of this strategy is to implement savings measures through Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) to reduce overall energy consumption, mitigate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, and explore alternative energy supply opportunities.

    The locations of the potential EPC projects are as follows:

    • Alberta: Wainwright/Dundurn
    • Nova Scotia: Halifax
    • New Brunswick: Gagetown
    • Ontario: Borden, Kingston, North Bay, Ottawa, Toronto
    • Quebec: Montreal/Farnham

    Description of the Services

    The EPC projects will consist of, but are not be limited to, the following services:

    • Preparation of a feasibility study;
    • Financing;
    • Performance guarantee;
    • Savings guarantee;
    • Design;
    • Commissioning;
    • Training;
    • Construction and project management;
    • Promotion and energy savings awareness; and
    • Monitoring and verification of energy savings measures.

    Overall potential projects are anticipated to be between $1,500,000.00 and $13,000,000.00 per location.

    Security Requirements

    These projects may have industrial security clearance requirements.

    1. Contractors, Consultants, Sub-contractors and Sub-consultants firms will be required to hold a valid FACILITY SECURITY CLEARANCE (FSC) at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC).


    Contractors, Consultants, Sub-Contractors and Sub-Consultants that do not meet the stipulated security requirements can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link:

    The following information is to be provided:

    • Contract number EPC2017; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


    Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be sent to the following email address:

    Any questions relating to the Energy Performance Contracts can be addressed to:

    Julie Demers

    Coordinator, Contract Services

    Defence Construction Canada

    (613) 991-6702

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Demers, Julie

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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