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February 4, 2014

Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 03-FEB-14

Office Address: National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Kennedy Space Center; Office of Procurement; NASA/John F. Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899


Classification Code: 41 - Refrigeration, air-conditioning & air circulating equipment

Solicitation Number: NNK14GUMKE_AHU_SSPF_BP3

Contact: Randall Gumke, Contract Specialist, Phone 321-867-3322, Fax 321-867-1166, Email - Robert J Glanowski, Contract Specialist, Phone 321-867-7345, Fax 321-867-1166, Email [Randall Gumke]

Description: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Kennedy Space Center

Office of Procurement

Replace Air Handling Units, Space Station Processing Facility Bid Package #3 Contracting Office Address NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899 Description SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE Replace Air Handling Units, Space Station Processing Facility Bid Package #3 INTRODUCTION The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is seeking capability statements from all interested parties, including Small, Small Disadvantaged (SDB), 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Veteran Owned (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SD-VOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) businesses, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Institutions (MI) for the purposes of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for Replace Air Handling Units, Space Station Processing Facility Bid Package #3 at Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899. The Government reserves the right to consider a Small, 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran (SD-VOSB), or HUBZone business set-aside based on responses hereto. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 238220, title Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors, with a size standard of $14.0 million. Estimated award date for this contract is May - June 2014, with a project period of performance of approximately 140 calendar days. Estimated award amount is between $500,000 and $1,000,000. SCOPE OF WORK The work includes but is not limited to the following: Replacing indoor Air Handling Units (AHUs) and dedicated outdoor air units with new custom fabricated fan-wall style AHUs, including all associated mechanical (piping and ductwork), electrical, and controls work in the KSC Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF). All equipment will be installed at KSC Building M7-407 (Space Station Processing Facility [SSPF]). New fan-wall AHUs will be replaced in place of existing units, requiring careful selective demolition. These AHUs will service a 100K clean-work high bay area and special care shall be taken during delivery, storage and connection of new units to minimize particulate contamination. Control system work will require to be connected into an existing Andover control network. Fire protection and fire alarm work requires selective removal and reinstalling of existing duct smoke detectors, as well as localized testing of affected components. This facility will be fully occupied while work is to be completed. This is the third of five similarly scoped and sized projects to be released in subsequent years. Specifically, this project consists of: A. Replacement of six chilled water air handler units and their associated HEPA filters. The existing six AHUs will be demolished, with exception of duct hardware. 1. The air handler unit shall be replaced with an equivalent unit in capacities. 2. Duct, piping, insulation, power, fire alarm, and controls work will be required to integrate the air handler unit into the existing system. 3. Duct work is fabricated in accordance with SMACNA standards. Duct smoke detectors are wired in accordance with Division 28 specifications. Controls wiring is done in accordance with Division 26 specifications. 4. A cleanliness quality assurance plan shall be developed by the Contractor and approved by NASA. The cleanliness quality assurance plan shall address how the Contractor will maintain cleanliness of the 100K air conditioning system during demolition and construction. 5. This project will have three phases of construction; 3A-AHUs 13 & 15, 3B-AHUs 15 & 17, and 3C-AHUs 21 & 23. CAPABILITY STATEMENT It is requested that interested business firms having the capabilities necessary to meet or exceed all aspects of the effort described herein, submit to the contracting office a capabilities statement demonstrating ability to perform the services listed above. The capability package shall be no more than ten (10) pages in length and printed in not smaller than 12 point type. The capabilities statement will consist of a: 1 page cover sheet referencing Source Sought Notice NNK14GUMKE_AHU_SSPF_BP3, Capabilities Statement Replace Air Handling Units, Space Station Processing Facility Bid Package #3. And; 4 pages discussing: 1. Company Name, DUNS Number, Address, Description of Principal Business Activity, Primary Point of contact (E-mail address and phone number). 2. Business size and number of employees. Specifically state whether your firm is a large or small business in NAICS Code 238220. Description of principal business activity; number of employees; and specifically identify if you are a HUBZone small business, a service-disabled veteran owned small business, an economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business, or an 8(a) small business. 3. Financial Capability Provide bonding capacity of your firm and the most current Balance Sheet and Income Statement, and the firms average annual revenue for the past 3 years. 4. Experience Provide the number of years in business and listing of relevant work performed in the previous five (5) years. Relevant work for the purposes of this Notice can be defined as, but not limited to, the following: a. The Contractor shall have demonstrated performance of removal and replacement of industrial chilled water air handlers serving 100K clean room environments. b. The Contractor shall have developed cleanliness quality assurance plans addressing performance and procedures outlining how cleanliness is maintained during demolition and construction activities involving 100K or better clean room environments. Remaining pages can be used to further elaborate on pertinent experience or testing lab information. Capability packages must be submitted electronically, via e-mail, to Randall Gumke, NASA Contract Specialist, at the following email address: on or before (10 working days) February 14, 2014NASA/KSC will review all responses that comply with the submission instructions using the following criteria: breadth, depth and relevancy of experience as it relates to the work described above. NASA does not plan to respond to individual responses and does not intend to post information or questions received to any website or public access location. DISCLAIMER: This Sources Sought Notice is for planning purposes only, subject to FAR Clause 52.215-3, entitled Request for Information or Solicitation for Planning Purposes. It does not constitute a Request for Proposal, Invitation for Bid, or Request for Quotation, and it is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to enter into a contract. Moreover, the Government will not pay for the information submitted in response to this Notice, nor will the Government reimburse an offeror for costs incurred to prepare responses to this Notice. This invitation to submit capability packages is for the purpose of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for a potential KSC acquisition. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. No solicitation exists at this time; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in the Federal Business Opportunities Website, FedBizOpps, ( [ ] ) and on the NASA Acquisition Internet Services, NAIS, ( [ /nais/index.cgi ] ). It is the potential offerors responsibility to monitor these sites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis. Failure to respond to this notice does not exclude any interested party from future consideration for proposals which may be announced or solicited by NASA.


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