Agency: Architect of the Capitol
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: Federal
  • 79 - Cleaning Equipment and Supplies
Opps ID: NBD00159433413930460
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date: Sep 29, 2017
Solicitation No: HB-170000-RFI
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 10, 2017 1:12 pm


CLEANING EQUIPMENT / SUPPLIES ( Architect of the Capitol (AOC)

This Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought Notice is for information and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) . The AOC is currently conducting market research to locate qualified, experienced, and interested potential sources capable of providing the products described in the Statement of Work (SOW). The Government is also requesting answers to questions (see below) and seeking to obtain industry comments and questions regarding the draft SOW related to any aspect of the requirement to include, but not limited to: the delivery date, individual product specifications, warranties, etc.

Responses will not be considered as quotes, nor will any award be incurred by interested parties in responding to this RFI.

NOTE: This Request for Information (RFI) is being sent solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government. Per FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not considered offers, shall not be used as a proposal, and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Neither unsolicited proposals nor any other kinds of offers will be considered in response to this notice. No evaluation letters and/or results will be issued to the respondents; however, the Government does reserve the right to contact any respondent and/or respondent reference to obtain additional information. At this time, no solicitation exists; therefore, please do not request a copy of the solicitation. Any resulting procurement action will be the subject of a separate, future announcement. The information is provided for discussion purposes and any potential strategy for this acquisition may change prior to any solicitation release. The acquisition strategy, evaluation methodology, contract type, and any other acquisition decisions are to be determined.

Government Questions:

The AOC is requesting vendors answer the following questions in response to this notice.

Are there any specifications for individual items that you believe may be too restrictive when taking into consideration industry standards (see draft Statement of Work)? What specifications and why?

Does the Draft Statement of Work (SOW) reflective all the requirements and needs under a Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) service, if not. Explain.

Are there any items that you would recommend be purchased separately? What items and why?

Is there any reason you would not be interested in responding to a solicitation? What are the reason(s) and why?

Do you have any questions or comments that may otherwise assist us?

Further, if you believe a different NAICS code or Product Service Code (PSC) is a better fit for the subject requirement, please provide that information to us as well.

The Government requests responders provide the following information:

Company information including name, address, point of contact, and DUNS Number

The make and model information for each item,

Cut sheets containing specifications for each item,

The contract number of any applicable GSA schedule if one exists from which these items can be procured, and

Answers to government questions

If you believe you are capable of meeting this requirement, please provide a complete response no later than 5:00 P.M. ET, Friday September 22, 2017.

Sources interested in this notice must submit the following information in writing to .


Please also be advised that the designated office s email cannot receive any attachments exceeding 5MB. It is the responsibility of the interested sources to ensure the designated office to receive the complete files by either reducing the file size or breaking it down into smaller attachments/emails
Added: Sep 22, 2017 4:41 pm

The purpose of this amendment is to extend the Sources Sought Request for Information notice for HB-170000-RFI no later than 5:00 P.M. ET, Friday September 29, 2017.

The questions and Answer document and the revised product worksheet will be posted on or about Monday September 25, 2017.

Added: Sep 29, 2017 12:10 pm

The purpose of this amendment is to post the final questions and Answers. We would like to thank all vendors who submitted questions, comments and suggestions pertaining to this Request for information.

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date:
September 10, 2017
Description: HB-170000-SOW-RFI
Description: HB-170000-Products-RFIv1
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
September 29, 2017
Description: QA_Sustainable Cleaning contract_v1
Contracting Office Address :
Ford House Office Building
Second and D Streets, S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20515
United States
Place of Performance :
Multiple Sites
Washington, District of Columbia 201515
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Donald B Fuqua,
Contract Specialist


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