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Metasys System Maintenance Contract

Solicitation number 20-58093

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/01/04 14:00 EST


    Description

    ADVANCE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE (ACAN) - 20-58093

    The Department of National Research Centre (NRC), Saguenay site, Aluminum Technology Centre (ATC) has a requirement for the provision of a maintenance contract from Société de Contrôle Johnson Canada, SEC (SCJC). The purpose of this Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) is to signal the government’s intention to award a contract for these services to Société de Contrôle Johnson S.E.C., 765 avenue Godin, Québec, QC, G1M 2W8. Before awarding a contract, however, the government would like to provide other suppliers with the opportunity to demonstrate that they are capable of satisfying the requirements set out in this Notice, by submitting a statement of capabilities during the 15 calendar day posting period.

    If other potential suppliers submit a statement of capabilities during the 15 calendar day posting period that meet the requirements set out in the ACAN, the government will proceed to a full tendering process on either the government's electronic tendering service or through traditional means, in order to award the contract.

    If no other supplier submits, on or before the closing date, a statement of capabilities meeting the requirements set out in the ACAN, a contract will be awarded to the pre-selected supplier.

    BACKGROUND

    The department, the Aluminium Technology Centre (ATC), Saguenay site of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), wishes to fill the following need : to renew the Building automation service contract of the Johnson Controls Metasys System. The contract consists in verifying the proper operation of the Metasys control system and the HVAC systems it controls, and in adjusting the equipment and programming of the system itself. (SOW annexed).

    MINIMUM ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

    Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities that it meets the following requirements

    • Knowledge and understanding of Metasys System Control.

    Professional designation, accreditation, and/or certification : Must be performed by SCJC technicians and/or authorized SCJC representatives.

    THE ABORIGINAL BUSINESS PROCUREMENT STRATEGY OR ONE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND CLAIM AGREEMENTS.

    "This requirement is reserved for an Aboriginal supplier in accordance with the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business. »

    N/A

    SINGLE, SOLE SOURCE SUPPLIER - Provisions in accordance with Government Contracts Regulations

    - Only one company is able to execute the contract.

    EXCEPTION(S) TO THE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING REGULATION (GCR)

    The following exception(s) to the Government Contracts Regulations (GCRs) is (are) invoked for this procurement :

    Section 6d - "where the contract can only be performed by one person or firm".

    EXCLUSIONS AND/OR REASONS FOR USING LIMITED TENDERING

    The following exclusions and/or reasons for limited tendering are invoked under

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) - Article(s) 506, paragraph 12, b

    NAFTA / CUSMA Article 1016.2(b) - where, because of the nature of the work of art or for reasons related to the protection of patents, copyrights or other proprietary rights or proprietary information, or in the absence of competition for technical reasons, the products or services can only be supplied by a particular supplier and there is no reasonably satisfactory alternative or substitute product or service available

    JUSTIFICATION FOR THE PRE-SELECTED SUPPLIER

    The NRC Saguenay site, ATC will use the services of the selected supplier (SCJC) for the mentioned needs. SCJC is the sole manufacturer and supplier of the parts and software required for the maintenance and repair of the Metasys system at the ATC.

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

    Ownership of any Foreground Intellectual Property arising out of the proposed contract will vest in the Contractor.

    SCJC has the exclusive rights for the intellectual property on the equipment and on the software required to operate and maintain it.

    PROPOSED CONTRACT PERIOD OR DELIVERY DATE

    • PERIOD: From December 15, 2020 to December 14, 2021 (Retroactive)
    • Renewable annually for a period of five (5) years until December 14, 2025,

    NRC reserves the right to negotiate additional phases as required.

    ESTIMATE OF POTENTIAL MARKET COST:

    Estimated Contract Value: $177,725.00 CAD + tax

    NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PROPOSED CONTRACTOR IDENTIFIED IN THE ACAN.

    Société de Contrôle Johnson S.E.C.,

    765 avenue Godin,

    Québec, QC, G1M 2W8

    RIGHT OF SUPPLIERS TO SUBMIT A STATEMENT OF CAPABILITIES:

    The Crown hereby indicates its intention to solicit bids from and negotiate only with the above-mentioned firm. For further information on this procurement, contact the contracting officer listed below.

    Suppliers who believe that they are fully qualified and ready to provide the goods or services described in this notice may submit a statement of qualifications to the contact person named in this notice by the closing date, which is also specified in the notice. The statement of qualifications must clearly demonstrate how the supplier intends to meet the requirements identified in the notice.

    The file number, the name of the contracting officer and the closing date of the Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) must be printed on the envelope, or on the cover sheet if sent by facsimile.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Ontario-Quebec Trade and Cooperation Agreement
    • Quebec-New Brunswick Procurement Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    National Research Council Canada
    Address
    100 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0R6
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Simard, R-Michel
    Phone
    418-545-5250
    Email
    R-Michel.Simard@cnrc-nrc.gc.ca
    Fax
    -
    Address
    National Research Centre- NRC, Saguenay site
    501 University blvd, East
    Chicoutimi, QC, G7H 8C3
    Canada

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    National Research Council Canada
    Address
    100 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0R6
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    000
    English
    19
    000
    French
    9

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