Bldg. #80 Supply Lab Exhaust Fan Replacement


Subject: Bldg. #80 Supply Lab Exhaust Fan Replacement
Solicitation Number: 12405B24Q0156
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 238220
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 05-14-24
Response Due: 05-20-24

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Contact: Monte Jordan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: STONEVILLE, MS 38776
Place of Performance: Stoneville, MS 38776

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Amendment 0004 issued to provide photograph of nameplate of existing fan (answer to Question 5 on Amendment 0003). Amendment 0003 issued to provide answers to questions submitted by interested contractor. Q1. In executing this project, can one superintendent fulfill the supervision, safety, and QAQC roles? A1. This is just a supply project. The only work that will occur on site is delivery in a designated location. Therefore one person can fulfill all roles listed in the SOW. Q2. Are contractors required to issue a contract specific QA/QC Plan? A2. No. Since this is a strictly a supply project, the contractor will need to have all necessary handling equipment and will be in charge of their own means and methods of unloading and storage. No written plan is necessary. Q3. Are contractors required to issue a contract specific Safety Plan? A3. No. Since this is a strictly a supply project, the contractor will need to have all necessary handling equipment and will be in charge of their own means and methods of unloading and storage. No written plan is necessary. Q4. Is this project tax exempt? A4. Generally, purchases and leases made by the Federal Government are immune from State and local taxation. Q5. Can the serial number of the existing fan be provided? If no serial number can be provided, can a photo of the nameplate be provided? A5. We are in the process of trying to find the serial number or nameplate. We know that it is a Greenheck USF-33 fan with the specifications listed in the SOW. Amendment 0002 issued to provide answer to question submitted by interested contractor. Q1. Pls advise if installation of the fan is required or just supply the fan. A1. Just supply and deliver the specified fan. Amendment 0001 issued to: Revise name of project title to Bldg. #80 Supply Lab Exhaust Fan Replacement. Upload revised Statement of Work (SOW) to SAM.gov. Extend quotation due date to 05/20/2024. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items/commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; Request for Quotation (RFQ) are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation number is 12405B24Q0156 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2024-03. This is a Total Small Business Set-Aside. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 238220, Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning Contractors. The Small Business Size Standard is $19.0mil. Contractors must be registered in System for Award Management, (SAM), prior to submitting a quotation. Registration is free and registration can be completed online at www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM. Seeking Contractor for the following: Shall provide all equipment, labor, parts, materials, and transportation necessary to supply and deliver a Greenheck Model: USF-33 Universal Single Width Fan or approved equal and make delivery to National Biological Control Laboratory (NBCL) Bldg. #80 located at the USDA, ARS, Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center (JWDSRC), Stoneville, MS. Work shall be performed in accordance with attached Statement of Work (SOW). Site Visit: Bidders are encouraged to visit the site and be escorted by a government representative to confirm locations, dimensions, and conditions of the project before a bid is submitted. The site visit shall be for the purpose of observing firsthand any conditions relevant to the completion of this project. No consideration will be given to claims based on lack of knowledge of existing conditions, except where contract documents make definite provisions for adjustment in cost or extension due to existing conditions not readily foreseeable. To schedule a Site Visit, please contact IN ADVANCE, Dwayne Jordan at (662)820-8060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Project Location: USDA, ARS, National Biological Control Laboratory (NBCL), Building #80 Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center (JWDSRC) 141 Experiment Station Road Stoneville, MS 38776 In order to be considered for award, Offerors shall respond by submitting: Fully completed and signed SF18 Offer page to include price in block 11(e) and 11(f); acknowledgment of any amendments (if applicable). Firm Fixed-Price quotation (on company letterhead) detailing item description, unit price per item, total price and delivery costs as well as any applicable duties, brokerage, or customs fees. Items delivered FOB Destination inclusive of all costs. Provide SAM Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number, CAGE Code, and Tax Identification Number (TIN). Quotation must be valid for at least 60 days after receipt of quotation. Rejection of Quotation. Failure to demonstrate compliance will be cause to reject the quotation without further discussion. All responsible sources may submit an offer and will be considered. The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition: 52.212-1, Instructions to OfferorsCommercial Products and Commercial Services, 52.212-2, EvaluationCommercial Products and Commercial Services, 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and CertificationsCommercial Products and Commercial Services, 52.212-4, Contract Terms and ConditionsCommercial Products and Commercial Services, 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive OrdersCommercial Products and Commercial Services, 52.222-3, Convict Labor, 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity, 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans, 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities, 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans, 52.223-1, Biobased Product Certification, 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts, 52-223-4, Recovered Material Certification, 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products, 52.223-17, Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated items in Service and Construction Contracts, 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases, 52-232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management, 52.233-3, Protest after Award, 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference. The Government anticipates award of a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose quotation conforms to the specifications that will be the most advantageous to the Government in accordance with FAR 13.106-2 considering three major areas: technical acceptance, past performance and price. Quotations will be evaluated by performing a comparative evaluation in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b)(3) to determine which quotation represents the best value as a whole. The Government has the discretion to accept other than the lowest priced quotation that provides additional benefits. Any questions regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail only to Contract Specialist, Monte Jordan @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. referencing solicitation 12405B24Q0156. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. Questions must be received not later than 3:00 p.m. CDT, May 14, 2024. Submission of Quotation shall be received not later than 3:00 p.m. CDT, May 20, 2024. Quotation must be emailed to Contract Specialist, Monte Jordan @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Prospective contractors who have not completed electronic annual representations and certifications at http://www.sam.gov/ in conjunction with required registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database, shall complete and submit FAR 52.212-3 Alternative 1 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items and DFARS Representations and Certifications in SAM to be eligible to receive an award for this solicitation. Any amendments and documents related to this procurement will be available electronically at the Governmentwide Point of Entry (GPE) SAM. Please continue to monitor this site for the release of any further amendments (if any) or other information pertaining to this solicitation.