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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU08070
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Medical Sciences Building-Ventilation Remediation
Award InfoPublished Wednesday July 30, 2008
Awarded to:
Consultant: Environmental Systems Design, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $280,880
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 14, 2008
Project Description
The Medical Sciences Building is an existing 114,784 GSF, five story, masonry building constructed in 1975. It has been in continuous use as an academic and research facility since that time. The aging of the mechanical systems over the past 25-30 years has resulted in reduced effectiveness of the HVAC systems, creating a severe negative air pressure in the building. This negative air pressure has resulted in deterioration of the building's exterior envelope by the infiltration of moisture into the masonry wall assemblies and casement windows.

The objectives of this project will be to provide professional services to assess the operation and performance of the current air-handling system and to determine the source of the negative air pressure and subsequently, the source of the moisture infiltration and damage. Professional services will then include the design and remediation of the condition to restore the integrity of the ventilation system. It is anticipated that the project would involve new air handling equipment and ductwork including the installation of new energy conservation equipment and ventilation equipment and any envelope repair that is identified as needing immediate attention. The project shall also provide a comprehensive report including a detailed scope and budget for any additional corrective work for ventilation systems and building envelope that is not completed through this project.

Please see the attached files for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Tuesday April 29, 2008:

University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Facilities and Services Planning Division
1501 S. Oak
Attn: James R. Lev (jrlev@uiuc.edu) 217-244-5095
Champaign, IL 61820

Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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