The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the the Illini Union HVAC Upgrade project at the Urbana campus project.
Illini Union HVAC Upgrade
This project includes the upgrades of two existing built-up air handling units at the Illini Union Building.
Heating & Ventilating Work includes removal and replacement of existing built-up air handling unit casings, coils, temperature controls, and selective areas of the existing mixed air plenums. Existing utility-type supply and return air fans shall remain and be internally cleaned, balanced, and re-insulated. Direct digital control (DDC) shall be provided for new air handling unit components and existing supply and return fans. A new heating water system shall be provided as heating media for air handling unit heating coils.
Electrical work includes miscellaneous power, lighting, and fire alarm work in support of upgrades to air handling units and replacement of existing electrical panels and associated feeder for Mechanical Room.
This project includes a Project Labor Agreement that will be executed between the lowest responsive/responsible bidder and the East Central Building & Construction Trades Council. A copy of the Project Labor Agreement is included in the project bid documents, General Project Requirements.
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Clark-Dietz, 1817 South Neil Street, Suite 100, Champaign, IL 61820, 217-373-8900, hereinafter referred to as the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Decatur Blueprint, 230 West Wood, Decatur, IL 62523, 217-423-7589, by depositing a check in the amount of $100.00 for each set, payable to the professional services consultant.
Bid Document Review Sets
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of bid documents will be on file at:
Facilities & Services
Physical Plant Services Building
1501 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
F.W. Dodge Plan Room
421 S. Grand Ave.
Springfield, IL 62704
Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
1811 West Altorfer Drive
Peoria, IL 61615
Each bidder shall prequalify with the owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200).
All Bidders shall be prequalified with the owner. New bidders that are not prequalified shall prequalify using the owner's web-based Contractor Annual Prequalification System (CAPS)- http://notes.ocp.uiuc.edu:8888/
The project will be administered using the owner's web-based project management system. PRZM was developed to maximize the potential of the internet in allowing project team members to access and exchange project information. PRZM supports team collaboration in management and interaction, as well as team member empowerment on a multi-layer security system.
Minimum user requirements for using PRZM are as follows
The Board of Trustees of the University of IllinoisBid Opening
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
Attention: Edward J. Scopel, Associate Campus Architect (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 3:00 PM local time, on Thursday, January 13, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid conference will be held in the 4NE Mechanical Room of the Illini Union Building, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on January 4, 2005. Representatives of the owner and the professional services consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.
(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)