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Chilled Water Piping Insulation

Solicitation number EZ899-221216/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/11/23 17:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Leung, Janie (PWY)
    Telephone No. - (778) 919-3273
    This requirement is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Supplier Personnel. Failure to complete and provide the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Certification as part of the bid will render the bid non-responsive.
    Chilled Water Piping Insulation
    Aldergrove, BC
    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage physical distancing, the bid receiving unit in Vancouver will remain open but with limited staff and limited hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Bidders must not submit hard-copy bids outside of these times.
    Public tender openings will be suspended until further notice. Following solicitation closing, bid results will be recorded and may be obtained by e-mailing a request to the address indicated in the Invitation to Tender.  
    Please monitor closely as changes to bid closing dates may be necessary.
    Please note that GI08 (Bid Security Requirements) and GI09 (Submission of Bid) of R2710T have been modified to include submission of bids electronically. Should you be interested in submitting your bid electronically, the following will apply:
    SI06 Submission of Bid - Electronic Bid Submission by epost Connect service
    Bids emailed directly will be rejected and deemed non-compliant. Please consult SI06 Submission of bid in the invitation to tender document for full details.
    SI05 Bid Security Requirements. A scanned copy of a bond does not constitute a digital bond. Submitting copies (non-original, non-verifiable or scanned copy) of signed and sealed bid bond are not acceptable. Non-compliant bids will be given no further consideration. Please consult SI05 Bid Security Requirements in the invitation to tender document for full details.
    Work Description:
    Work covered by Contract Documents is to remove the chilled water piping and current non-standard insulation, and provide new piping and proper insulation with vapour barrier and finish in the Main Building and Commercial Building at CBSA Aldergrove, BC.
    The summary of work includes, but not limited to, the following:
    Demolition Work:
    - Demolish all the insulation on chilled water piping system in the mechanical room.
    - Demolish all the piping system and valves.
    - Retain pumps, control valves, control devices, expansion tank, glycol tank and electrical devices and installation.
    New work:
    - Provide new piping system including valves. The Piping system connections and fittings to be Victaulic Coupling system for ease of installation and repairs.
    - Provide pipe hangers with insulated pipe saddles.
    - Provide insulated chilled water buffer tank in line with the piping system.
    - Provide proper insulation with vapour barrier and finishing, with sealed lose ends, including all valves and pumps bodies.
    - Override the Exhaust Fan ON thru a dewpoint temperature sensor, to allow adequate ventilation of the mechanical room.
    - Remove and re-install electrical and control connections to pumps, control valves, etc.
    - Prove the control system integrity and operation to be same as existing and provide report to Consultant and Departmental Representative.
    - Provide balancing and commissioning with report, including client training.
    - The new insulation shall comply with BC Insulation Contractors Association (BCICA) standard manual. The project shall be registered with BCICA, and installation shall be certified in full compliance with the BCICA Quality Assurance Certificate Program (QACP).
    Optional Site Visit: 
    Contractors are strongly recommended to visit the site prior to submitting a tender for this work and to make inquiries or investigations necessary to become thoroughly acquainted with the site as well as the nature and extent of the work.
    There will be an optional site visit on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am PDST. Bidders shall wait at the entrance to the Commercial building and the walkthrough will begin there.
    COVID Protocols
    Masks must be brought to the site visit and are required to be worn when a distance of 2 meters cannot be maintained between people.
    Depending on number of people attending the site visit, bidders may be required to break into small groups before entering the institutions.
    Travel to and from the site is at the Bidder’s own expense and risk. Bidders are responsible for familiarizing themselves and complying with public health protocols in effect for COVID-19, including travel restrictions.
    Delivery Date: 
    The Contractor shall perform and complete the work by March 31, 2022.
    Value of Project: 
    To assist with insurance and bonding requirements, this project is estimated to cost between $100,001 to $500,000.
    Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Addenda, when issued will be available from Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid.
    Janie Leung, Supply Specialist 
    Tel: (778) 919-3273 
    This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Leung, Janie
    (778) 919-3273 ( )
    () -
    800 Burrard Street, Room 219
    800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
    Vancouver, British C, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
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