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Residential Expertise for the Sustainable Building Environment

Solicitation number 23229-129462/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/10/15 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
    and/or services
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Residential Expertise for the Sustainable Building Environment
    Wheeler-Fournier, P. A.
    Telephone No. - (819) 956-1352 (    )
    Fax No. - (819) 997-2229
    The main objective is to establish an approved list of building
    experts to provide professional services, to the Housing,
    Buildings and Communities and other groups of CANMET Energy
    Ottawa (CE-O), in supporting activities related to the
    residential stock.
    Offerors are requested to submit a bid to address the
    requirements outlined in the Request for Standing Offer (RFSO).
    Any resulting Standing Offer will be for a period of three (3)
    years commencing from the date of authorization to use the
    Standing Offer. Canada may authorize the use of the Standing
    Offer beyond its initial period, for a maximum of four (4)
    possible additional one (1) year period(s).
    Mandatory Technical Criteria
    The Offeror must comply with the following Mandatory Technical
    Requirements and provide the necessary documentation to support
    Any offer which fails to meet any of the following Mandatory
    Technical Requirements will be declared non-responsive. Each
    requirement should be addressed separately.
    Except where expressly provided otherwise, the experience
    described in the bid must be the experience of one or more of
    the following:
    1. the Offeror itself (which includes the experience of any
    companies that formed the Offeror by way of a merger but does
    not include any experience acquired through a purchase of assets
    or an assignment of contract); or
    2. the Offeror's affiliates (i.e. parent, subsidiary or sister
    corporations, maximum of 2), provided the Offeor identifies and
    demonstrates the transfer of know-how, the use of toolsets and
    the use of key personnel from the affiliate for the applicable
    criterion; or
    3. the Offeor's subcontractors (maximum of 2), provided the
    Offeror includes a copy of the teaming agreements and identifies
    the roles and responsibilities of all parties under the
    agreement and how their work will be integrated.
    The experience of the Offeror's suppliers will not be considered.
    In the event that the Offeror fails to submit any of the
    information pursuant to M1, M2 and M3 below, the Standing Offer
    Authority may request it thereafter in writing, including after
    the closing date of the bid solicitation. It is mandatory that
    the Offeror provide the missing information within three (3)
    business days of the written request or within such longer
    period as specified by the Standing Offer Authority in the
    notice to the Offeror.
    M1 	The Offeror must clearly identify in its offer the Area (s)
    of Expertise for which it 		is submitting an offer.
    M2		The Offeror must not propose the same individual for more
    than six (6) Areas of 		Expertise.
    M3	 	The Offeror must demonstrate, for each of the proposed
    resources(s), that they 		have a minimum of three (3) years of
    experience within the last ten (10) years, 		(measured back from
    date of RFSO closing) related to each Area of Expertise 		(AE)
    for which they are submitting an offer.
    Mandatory Financial Criteria
    At RFSO closing, the Offeror must comply with the following
    Mandatory Financial Requirements and provide the necessary
    documentation to support compliance.
    Any offer which fails to meet any of the following Mandatory
    Financial Requirements will be declared non-responsive. Each
    requirement should be addressed separately.
    The Offer must submit one and only one firm all-inclusive hourly
    rate for each Area of Expertise being offered, for the initial
    three (3) year Standing Offer period, applicable taxes extra.
    Offerors meeting all of the above mandatory requirements will
    then be evaluated against point rated evaluation criteria.
    For each Area of Expertise, it will be recommended to authorize
    the use of three lowest priced responsive offers, shared in
    accordance with the "ESTIMATED UTILIZATION", clause of the RFSO,
    subject to the Offeror's compliance with the Conditions
    Precedent to the Authorization to Use a Standing Offer.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Wheeler-Fournier, P. A.
    (819) 956-1352 ( )
    (819) 997-2229
    11C1, Phase III
    Place du Portage
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Natural Resources Canada
    580 Booth St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E4
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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