Development of a scalable network of Open Homes that have made energy-saving home improvements

Development of a scalable network of Open Homes that have made energy-saving home improvements

DECC wish to support development of a open homes network containing more homes with broader geographic coverage. We seek to procure support to deliver five key outcomes over the period to end March 2014: a) Development of tools and strategy to support a national network.

Reference number: 510/11/2012

Deadline date:17/12/2012

This deadline is for… 5pm

Contract value:£350,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

 

Description of the contract

DECC wish to support development of a open homes network containing more homes with broader geographic coverage. We seek to procure support to deliver five key outcomes over the period to end March 2014: a) Development of tools and strategy to support a national network i. A national digital ‘hub’ facilitating access to existing – and emerging – open homes networks. ii. A template approach that would allow new ‘territories’ (cities, towns, counties) to implement and sustain a open homes approach (website/database, open day event, case studies format) iii. Development of a strategy to sustain the national hub and local networks without funding from central government

 

Classification of the contract

72222300 Information technology services

98390000 Other services

79421200 Project-design services other than for construction work

79421000 Project-management services other than for construction work

79340000 Advertising and marketing services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 14 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Peter Farrand

Organisation name Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Address 1st Floor, 3, Whitehall Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1A 2AW

Telephone 0300 068 6297

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.decc.gov.uk

 

How to apply

If you wish to take part in this procurement please see the attached Tender documents and the DECC terms and conditions which will be applied to this contract. Please send your completed proposal to Peter Farrand at the address stipulated in the “Who to Contact” section. Also please send your proposal via email to peter.farrand@decc.gsi.gov.uk by the due date of 5pm on Monday 17th December 2012. Any late submissions will not be considered. DECC reserves the right to halt the procurement process and to not award a contract. DECC will not be held liable for recovery of costs from unsuccessful bids if a contract is not awarded. All costs will be borne by the bidding organisations. If a contract is created it will be upon DECC Standard Terms and Conditions, which are available on the main DECC website – www.decc.gsi.gov.uk and will be issued to organisations invited to submit a tender bid. Completed tender submission must be returned by post to DECC, address given at the top of this advertisement, by 5pm Monday 17th December 2012. Electronic versions of your bids, which must be in Word format and no longer than 20 pages, are to be sent to Peter Farrand (peter.farrand@decc.gsi.gov.uk). Interviews, if deemed necessary, will be held in within the first two weeks of January 2013. If successful and upon contract signature, the supplier is expected to attend a kick-off meeting taking place in January 2012. Project completion is required by end March 2014.