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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
QBS #QBS101217
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Facilities Condition Assessment
Award Info Published Wednesday April 25, 2018
Awarded to:
Consultant: Faithful + Gould, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $111,550
Section/Division: . (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 22)
An estimated start date of 5/1/2018 through 10/31/2018
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 22
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Project Description
Illinois State University is seeking professional architectural and engineering services who have experience specific to institutional environments for a facilities condition assessment of the campus buildings and recommended maintenance, repair or replacement plan for facilities that are operated by the Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality unit, a division of student affairs.

The buildings to be evaluated are 1.) the Bone Student Center, 2.) Braden Auditorium, 3.) Bowling and Billiards Center, 4.) Student Services Building, 5.) Watterson Dining Commons, and 6.) Linkins Dining Center. Total square feet of these facilities combined is approximately 500,000 square feet. Several of these buildings have recently undergone renovations or additions, or projects are planned in the very near future. All of this planned project work and information will be made available to consultants upon engagement.

Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday October 12, 2017:

Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790

1.Inspect and evaluate air handling units, cooling coils. vav units. reheat coils, exhaust systems, heat exchangers, kitchen hoods, etc. and associated ductwork and review and recommend energy saving measures

2.Inspect and evaluate steam and chilled water piping, traps, valves, expansion joints, etc, and associated insulation and review and recommend energy saving measures

3.Inspect and evaluate domestic water systems, water heaters, valves, waste lines, drains, vents, sumps, heat exchangers, etc, and associated insulation and review and recommend energy saving measures

4.Inspect and evaluate building electrical systems, panel boards, switchgear equipment, lighting systems, etc. and review and recommend energy saving measures

5.Inspect and evaluate fire suppression systems and associated equipment

6.Inspect and evaluate building envelopes including roof, windows, exterior systems (brick, masonry, concrete, etc.) and recommend energy saving measures

7.Complete an asbestos survey and prepare a report

8.Prepare cost estimates for work scope for each of the six buildings with no scope exceeding $250,000 where feasible

For additional information, contact:
Corey Leslie
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-1946
FAX: (309) 438-5555
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 2 copies of their qualifications.
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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