Y--Refurbish Bone Marrow Unit
Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Central Texas Health Care System | Published June 14, 2016 - Deadline August 19, 2016
Pre-Solicitation Notice: The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS), Network Contracting Office, NCO17 anticipates awarding a Firm-Fixed-Price construction contract to Refurbish Bone Marrow Unit; Project No. 671-15-100, located at the Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center, 7400 Merton Minter, San Antonio, Texas 78229. The method of procurement shall be an Invitation for Bid (IFB) in accordance with the procedures set forth in Parts 14 and 36 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), with an anticipated "approximate" issue date of July 8, 2016 and a projected bid due date of August 19,2016.
Project consists of, but is not limited to; Contractor shall provide all necessary labor, materials, equipment, tooling, and supervision to perform all requirements of the resulting contract. The project includes, but is not limited to the following; contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, tooling, equipment, supervision to construct the area located on the seventh floor "Bone Marrow Ward," repair (vice replace as shown in Add Alternate) air handler unit (AHU-72A) to include exhaust fan and replace chilled water control valve serving AHU-72A at Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital.
The Construction Documents shall include drawings for replacing existing "Bone Marrow Ward" finishes to include Walls, Flooring, Ceilings, Lighting, Registers and Returns, Crash Guards, Transition Strips, Corner Guards, Wood Doors and Metal Frames, Door Hardware Hinges, Closures and Locksets, Kick Plates and Door Protection in all Patient Rooms, Patient Rooms Restrooms, Restrooms, Director's Office, Conference Room, Physician's Assistant Office, Social Worker Office, Nurse Manager's Office, Medication Room, Nurses Station, Men's and Women's Locker Rooms, Pharmacy Workroom, Staff Restroom, H.A.C., Dirty Utility, Clean Utility, Ward & Main Corridor, Waiting Room and all Offices. New lighting ballast shall be able to accommodate LED bulbs. Due to continuous issues with heating and cooling on both ends of unit; contractor shall renovate and construct according to the plans including demolition, abatement and new work, specifications for architectural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and structural for repairing air handling unit seventh floor interstitial. The Base Bid shall also include the installation of a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) for the existing exhaust fan EXF-7-2A and a complete Air Balance Schedule. The new VFD will adjust the fan outlet CFM and help in balancing EXF-7-2A and the "Bone Marrow Ward" and "Sleep Lab" exhaust. A full air balance shall be performed once the new fan VFD has been installed. The existing chilled water control valve serving AHU-72A shall be replaced under Base Bid.
Project duration shall be 240 calendar days from NTP issuance for the Base Bid work.
Bid Add Alternate 0001 shall include replacement (vice repair as shown in base bid) of AHU-72A and all associated work as listed in Base Bid above in addition to the following: AHU-72A will include an Energy Recovery Wheel requiring existing exhaust fans (EXF-7-2A and 1-EF1) and ductwork to be removed. New return/exhaust ductwork will be installed within the interstitial space connecting all return/exhaust ventilation from the "Bone Marrow Ward" and "Sleep Lab" and exhausting it through AHU-72A Energy Recovery Wheel. The new AHU shall include a hot water coil in lieu of the existing steam coil that was previously installed within AHU-72A. The existing steam heating piping will be removed to provide space for the new Steam to Hot Water Heat Exchanger and Hot Water Circulator Pump. Steam will still be required to provide humidification within the unit. Existing equipment, ductwork and piping will be removed or offset to provide space for the new equipment and piping.
Project duration for Add Alternate 0001 shall be an additional 30 calendar days to the Base Bid of 240. Work shall commence within 10 calendar days from issuance of the Notice to Proceed (NTP). The contractor shall be responsible for all site prep, demolition and new work which shall be subject to VA approval at designated project milestones. It is anticipated that night, weekend, and possible federal holiday(s) work will be required for certain portions of the project. Work at the Government site shall not take place on nights, weekends, and/or federal holidays unless otherwise coordinated through the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) and authorized by the Contracting Officer (CO).
This requirement is a competitive offer, Set Aside 100% for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The applicable NAISC code is 236220, $36.5 Mil. The magnitude of the construction estimated cost range: $1,000,000.00 - $2,000,000.00.