Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Services Birmingham

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Services Birmingham

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Process Cooling Equipment Maintenance Services and R22 Replacement.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Repair and maintenance services of cooler groups

2015/S 049-085610

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Birmingham
Procurement Division, B Block, Aston Webb, Edgbaston
Contact point(s): http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
For the attention of: Karen Manyika
B15 2TT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1214145956
E-mail: k.manyika@bham.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1214143459

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/index.aspx

Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Electronic access to information: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Process Cooling Equipment Maintenance Services and R22 Replacement.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKG31

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Inspection, Service, Maintenance and Repair of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Process Cooling Equipment and R22 Replacement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50730000, 45331231, 39717200, 42512000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot 1 — Inspection, Service, Maintenance and Repair of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Process Cooling Equipment.
Option 1:
Part Comprehensive.
Option 2:
Non Comprehensive.
Lot 2 — Replacement of R22 Units.
This will include any other refrigeration units that are end of life or due to regulation change will not be repaired where repairs involve recovery of refrigerant. The University has in excess of 100 units that are affected by the F-Gas Regulations and the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS Regulations (EU Regulation 2037/2000). The University will be looking for a replacement programme as and whe.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Lot 1 — Inspection, Service, Maintenance and Repair of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Process Cooling Equipment.
Option 1:
Part Comprehensive.
Option 2:
Non Comprehensive.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Inspection, Service, Maintenance and Repair of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Process Cooling Equipment

1)Short description

Lot 1 — Inspection, Service, Maintenance and Repair of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Process Cooling Equipment.
Option 1: Part Comprehensive.
Option 2: Non Comprehensive.
Lot 1 will be awarded to one supplier. Suppliers must tender for both Option 1 and Option 2.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50730000

3)Quantity or scope

The equipment comprises of a total of approximately 1 100 plant items (approximately 700 are covered under the F-Gas Regulations), including a majority of small to medium DX Split Systems/Heat Pumps and 40 plus small to medium chilled water process cooling units, air handling units, humidifiers, and fan coil cassette units, from a wide range of manufacturers and specialist system suppliers that the Contractor will be required to support.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lot 1 will be awarded to one supplier. Suppliers must tender for both Option 1 and Option 2. The University reserves the right to award the Most Economically Advantageous Tender between the two options.
The University reserves the right to:
a) Award both Lot 1 & Lot 2 to the same supplier;
b) Award Lot 2 to one supplier;
c) Award Lot 2 to 2 or 3 suppliers.

Lot No: 2Lot title: Replacement of R22 Units

1)Short description

This will include any other refrigeration units that are end of life or due to regulation change will not be repaired where repairs involve recovery of refrigerant. The University has in excess of 100 units that are affected by the F-Gas Regulations and the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS Regulations (EU Regulation 2037/2000). The University will be looking for a replacement programme as and when the existing units fail and funds become available.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39717200, 42512000

3)Quantity or scope

The equipment comprises of a total of approximately 1 100 plant items (approximately 700 are covered under the F-Gas Regulations), including a majority of small to medium DX Split Systems/Heat Pumps and 40 plus small to medium chilled water process cooling units, air handling units, humidifiers, and fan coil cassette units, from a wide range of manufacturers and specialist system suppliers that the Contractor will be required to support.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lot 1 will be awarded to one supplier. Suppliers must tender for both Option 1 and Option 2. The University reserves the right to award the Most Economically Advantageous Tender between the two options.
The University reserves the right to:
a) Award both Lot 1 and Lot 2 to the same supplier;
b) Award Lot 2 to one supplier;
c) Award Lot 2 to 2 or 3 suppliers.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment of Invoices will be 30 days from Date of Invoice.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Limited Company, joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to complete a Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As requested in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As requested in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The University has a policy that requires that where contractors or suppliers operate on its site the contractors/suppliers should be compliant with CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Scheme www.chas.gov.uk) Safety Standards in Procurement (SSIP) or an equivalent scheme approved by the University.

In line with the European Union F-Gas Regulation, contractors are required to hold a Company Certificate issued by an appointed Company Certification Body.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

FRAM042/15

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.4.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.4.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2019.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This contract may be used by the University to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union funds or programmes including but not limited to; the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

VI.3)Additional information

The Expression of Interest will be required in the form of a completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire. This document is available upon registration athttp://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.3.2015

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