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Northern Illinois University
RFP #SMO144675
Request for Proposal: Energy Infrastructure Improvements Phase 11
Award InfoPublished Wednesday February 26, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Energy Systems Group, Itasca, IL
Amount: An estimated $18,000,000
An estimated start date of 3/3/2014 through 3/2/2024
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 0
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday January 30, 2014:

Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

Northern Illinois University is requesting proposals from qualified providers (ESCO - Energy Services Company) to provide a turnkey energy conservation program for the projects listed in this RFP. The program shall include design, construction, installation, monitoring, and financing of the integrated program.

Mandatory Vendor Conference
A mandatory vendor conference will be held Monday, November 25, 2013 at 1:30 PM local time. The conference will be held in the Physical Plant Conference Room, 120 W. Stadium Drive, Room 112, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For questions related to the vendor conference, contact Ken Pugh at 815-753-6283.
Vendors please note: At the time of initial advertisement, there are two documents available to print/download for your RFP response.

For additional information, contact:
Scott Olsen
Northern Illinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-6111
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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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Specification Documents
  • smo144675.docx (4 MB)
  • W9_August2013.pdf (109 KB)