H246--Water Systems Testing and Treatment for Boiler and Chiller Plants

State: New Jersey
Level of Government: Federal
  • 46 - Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159110307363519
Posted Date: Jan 9, 2021
Due Date: Jan 15, 2021
Solicitation No: 36C24221Q0390
Source: Members Only
H246--Water Systems Testing and Treatment for Boiler and Chiller Plants
Contract Opportunity
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Department/Ind. Agency
General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-05:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Original Published Date: Jan 08, 2021 06:23 pm EST
  • Original Response Date: Jan 15, 2021 10:00 am EST
  • Inactive Policy: Manual
  • Original Inactive Date: Mar 16, 2021
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • NAICS Code: 221310 - Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
  • Place of Performance:
    VA New Jersey Healthcare System 385 Tremont Ave E Orange, NJ 07018 , NJ
This is a Sources Sought Notice (a) The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this Sources Sought or to otherwise pay for the information solicited. (b) Although "proposal," "offeror," contractor, and "offeror" may be used in this sources sought notice, any response will be treated as information only. It shall not be used as a proposal. (c) Any information received from a contractor in response to this Sources Sought may be used in creating a solicitation. Any information received which is marked with a statement, such as "proprietary" or "confidential," intended to restrict distribution will not be distributed outside of the Government, except as required by law. (d) This Sources Sought is issued by VISN 2 Contracting Office in Albany, NY for the purpose of collecting information about Water Systems Testing and Treatment for Boiler and Chiller Plants. The VA is seeking to provide for this requirement as of February 1, 2021. The NAICS code identified for this requirement is 221310 Water Supply and Irrigation Systems. The requirement is detailed in the Statement of Work section of this document. (e) Cursory market research has identified several small businesses that may be able to provide for this requirement. Contractors that are able to meet the requirements in the attachment are encouraged to email a capability statement and full information to Mariangie Rivera at Mariangie.Rivera@va.gov. - Part of the purpose of this sources sought is to determine the viability of set aside to a specific socio-economic category. Contractors shall identify the NAICS code for the services being offered as well as their size status under said NAICS. If contractor is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), a Veteran Owned Small Business ((VOSB), or any other special category of contractors, then contractor is responsible for providing documentation in support of this. This information will be used tao determine the viability of a set aside for this requirement. - Contractors shall also identify any Federal Supply Schedules that may carry the desired services. - Contractors shall identify pertinent point of contact for company, contractor DUNS number for size standard and socioeconomic verification in SAM and VIP. - Contractors shall include any relevant comments about the Attachment(s) if applicable. Statement of Work CONTRACT TITLE: Water Systems Testing and Treatment for Boiler and Chiller Plants BACKGROUND: The VA New Jersey HealthCare System (VANJHCS) East Orange and Lyons Campus requires an annual service contract with four option years to provide water treatment chemicals and services for the open recirculating, closed water and steam systems. The purpose and goals of this program are to: Minimize corrosion, fouling and biological growth, thereby optimizing water and energy use and minimizing maintenance and equipment replacement. Monitor program results and make appropriate recommendations. Train plant personnel on the implementation and control of the program. Utilize state of the art water treatment programs at a competitive price. SCOPE OF WORK: The contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, chemicals, supplies, and equipment necessary to accomplish the services required in this scope of work. The contractor shall provide all handling of chemicals, testing, dosage adjustment and pump and controller maintenance. VA Boiler Operators shall continue their daily testing and chemical addition. Contractor shall provide a chemical water treatment program to perform chemical treatment and testing, and preventative maintenance (PM). The contractor shall perform these tasks in accordance with ASTM Regulation, industry standards, and other NJ State statutory requirements. Additional requirements and information are listed as follows: The systems treated and pertinent operating data are listed in the Systems section of this document The required services are listed in the Technical Services section of this document There is a sample contained as Attachment A. All of the information requested on the specification submittal form must be included for the proposal to be considered. If other services are available at additional charge, please attach extra pages as required. QUALIFICATIONS: The contractor shall provide documentation that they are a firm regularly and actively engaged in the business of providing full time sales and technical service for boiler, cooling and closed loop systems. The Contractor representative shall have no less than 3 years experience in the field of water treatment. Contractor shall provide evidence that they have multiple technicians available for this requirement to address the service. The Contractor must maintain a laboratory for water, deposit, corrosion, microbiological, resin and metallurgical analysis. Laboratory reports shall be available within one week of the receipt of the sample. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: This is an annual service with a base period of one (1) year with the provision of four (4) one year option renewals. The estimated base period of performance is February 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022. HOURS OF WORK: All work to be performed Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM excluding Federal Holidays. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: The VA New Jersey HealthCare System (VANJHCS) Lyons Campus, 151 Knollcroft Rd. Lyons, NJ 07939, Boiler Plant Building 14 and Chiller Plant Building 136. East Orange Campus, 385 Tremont Ave. East Orange, NJ 07018, Boiler Plant Building 8 and Chiller Plant Building 1. OTHER RELATED SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED IN THE SCOPE OF WORK): Any services not expressly stated in this statement of work are not authorized. Services such as inspection, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) required maintenance, or other maintenance and repair vital to the continued functioning of the systems may be added only after written modification from the Contracting Officer. No other person, including the COR or any other VA personnel are authorized to request additional work be performed by the Contractor. Any additional services performed that are not authorized by the Contracting Officer will be considered inclusive. SYSTEMS EAST ORANGE TOWERS Main Chiller 1 Main Chiller 2 Main Chiller 3 Main Total (1,2,3) OR Bldg 15 Tons 900 900 1200 3000 400 250 Recirc Rate, gpm   9000 1200 750 Bleedoff Rate, gpy   2,500,000 240,000 255,000 Cycles   5 5 5 Volume, gal   20000 2000 1000 Operation, days   365 210 210        CLOSED SYSTEMS          Main Plant  OR Bldg 15 Chill volume, gal   49600  3000 1000 Chill makeup, gpy   5000  1000 100 STEAM SYSTEMS          Steam produced, lbs/yr 107,000,000   Makeup, gal/yr 6,423,000   % Makeup 50   Makeup Temperature, o F 212+   Feedwater hardness, ppm
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  • ALBANY , NY 12208
  • USA
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  • Jan 08, 2021 06:23 pm ESTSources Sought (Original)


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