Non Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework – Scotland

Non Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework – Scotland

The NDEE framework — Sub 1 000 000 GBP projects will cover NDEE retrofit, in its broadest sense, to public sector buildings and grounds.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Energy and related services

2019/S 229-562200

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alistair.thompson@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1312441688

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Non Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework — Sub 1 000 00 Projects GBP

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71314000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The NDEE framework — Sub 1 000 000 GBP projects will cover NDEE retrofit, in its broadest sense, to public sector buildings and grounds including the installation of a wide range of energy efficiency assets that may include, but not limited to:

— prefabricated energy centres,

— combined heat and power units,

— energy efficient boilers — low carbon heat options must be considered where boilers are being installed through this framework,

— voltage management units,

— controls outstations,

— luminaires, lighting controllers and other lighting assets.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

09323000
42511110
42515000
45232140
45232141
45232142
44622000
44622100
45251200
45251250
45315000
45331000
71314310
71321200
71314000
71314300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NDEE framework sub 1 000 000 GBP projects will cover NDEE retrofit, in its broadest sense, to public sector buildings and grounds including the installation of a wide range of energy efficiency assets that may include, but not limited to:

— prefabricated energy centres,

— small scale heat networks,

— combined heat and power units,

— energy efficient boilers — low carbon heat options must be considered where boilers are being installed through this framework,

— voltage management units,

— controls outstations,

— luminaires, lighting controllers and other lighting assets.

The maximum value of individual projects under an invitation to mini competition (ITMC) from this framework is 1 000 000 GBP.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial 36 month period with option to extend by a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In relation to 4.B.1 bidders are required to have a general annual turnover of 2 500 000 GBP for the previous 3 years.

In relation to 4.B.4 bidders must confirm within their response to the relevant question within the qualification envelope that as a minimum, 2 out of the following 3 ratios can be met.

1) Profitability – this is taken as profit after tax but before dividends and minority interests. If a company makes a profit then it is a pass for this ratio;

2) Liquidity – this is calculated as current assets, divided by current liabilities. If the answer is greater than or equal to 1 then it is a pass for this ratio;

3 Gearing – this is calculated as the total external secured borrowing (i.e. debt) divided by total assets expressed as a percentage. If the answer is less than or equal to 100 % it is considered a pass for this ratio.

In relation to 4B.5.1 bidders will be required to confirm that have or can commit to obtain prior to commence of the contract:

— employer liability insurance in the sum of not less than 10 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim,

— public liability insurance in the sum of not less than 10 000 000 in respect of each claim,

— product liability insurance in the sum of not less than 10 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim,

— professional indemnity insurance in the sum of not less than 10 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim,

— third party motor vehicle liability insurance in the sum of not less than 5 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In relation to 4C.1.2 bidders will be required to provide 3 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services from within the past 3 years.

In relation to 4D.1 the bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent) or as per tender documentation.

In relation to 4D.1 bidders will be required, by the commencement date, to demonstrate that they have controls in place to mitigate against cyber-attacks and ensure continuity of service; this may be demonstrated by accreditation to applicable standards such as ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO/IEC 20000, cyber essentials or their equivalents.

In relation to 4D.1 the bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the safety schemes in procurement (SSIP) forum or as per tender documentation.

In relation to 4D.2 the bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate or as per tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 12
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 162-369505

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

36 months from framework commencement.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The framework agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government, etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Ltd, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by 1 or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by 1 or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by 1 or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by 1 or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Information about Scottish Public Bodies is available at:

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about

Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies are listed at:

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

Information about the Review of Public Procurement in Scotland and links to the other Centres of Expertise are available at:

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement

It is envisaged that 12 contractors will appointed, however Scottish Government reserve the right to vary this number up or down based on the number of competent bids received.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 33305. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

As per the tender documentation.

(SC Ref:604922)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: 7th Floor, 4 Atlantic Quay, c/o 5 Atlantic Quay
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G2 8LU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alistair.thompson@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1312441688Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/11/2019