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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
QBS #E-13375-QBS

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Fire Alarm Consultant

Award Info
Published Monday November 15, 2004
Awarded to:
Consultant:  Henneman, Raufeisen and Associates
Amount:  $83,941
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 13
This project was awarded by the Capital Development Board (CDB #825-020-139).
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday November 5, 2003
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday November 24, 2003:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University hereby requests letters of interest from architects/engineers to provide professional services for the following University project:

Project Name: Replace Fire Alarms - General Campus
Project Budget: $600,000

Description of the Project:
This project will continue the effort on the Carbondale campus to replace inadequate fire alarm systems that do not comply with fire and safety codes and ADA requirements.

Life Science II is one of the buildings most in need of an upgrade to their fire alarm system. This project will provide a new code compliant fire alarm system for Life Science II identified as having the highest priority. The new system must meet the latest codes and regulations as adopted by the State of Illinois and the Office of the State Fire Marshall''s Office. The alarm system will generally consist of an addressable automatic fire alarm system with smoke and heat detection, public address, audio-visual notification, manual pull stations and fire alarm activated elevator controls.

The design and construction budgets:

  • Design Budget: $60,000
  • Construction Budget: $540,000
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered for selection:
  • Licensed to practice as an architect/engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Prequalified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB).
The following project-related criteria will be used to evaluate the consulting firms requesting consideration for selection:
  • Prior firm experience with similar projects.
  • Appropriate staff size and disciplines.
  • Prior performance of firm and its consultants with completed projects at Southern Illinois University and with other State Higher Educational Institutions.
Consulting firms should submit six copies of their letter of interest, documentation of qualifications, and current CDB Form 255, by November 24, 2003, addressed to:
Southern Illinois University
ATTN: Jim Siefert, P.E.
Plant and Service Operations
Carbondale, IL 62901-6727

For additional information regarding the project contact: Jim Siefert at 618-453-8649.

(Submitted by Cathy Hagler, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Kathy Elders
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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