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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
QBS #PSSU18018
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): DCL - Life Safety and HVAC Upgrades
Award Info Published Tuesday December 4, 2018
Awarded to:
Consultant: Grumman/Butkus Associates, Evanston, IL
Amount: $544,950
Section/Division: Professional Service (Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
Successful Responsible Bidder

Grumman/Butkus Associates, Evanston, IL, $544,950.00

Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents - 3

Affiliated Engineers, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

BRiC Partnership, LLC, Belleville, Illinois

Henneman Engineering, Inc., Champaign, Illinois

The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday July 9, 2018
The document "PSSU18018ad02.pdf" replaced document "PSSU18018ad.pdf" due to an error in the document.
First published Monday, June 25, 2018
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a professional services consultant team for the conceptualization, design, bid/award, and construction and warranty phase services for the Digital Computer Laboratory (DCL) - Life Safety and HVAC Upgrades project. The Digital Computer Laboratory (0210) building is located at 1304 West Springfield, Urbana, Illinois. The Digital Computer Laboratory is not eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

As part of the ongoing attention to deferred maintenance, surveys have identified deficiencies with the portions of the building and its fire suppression and mechanical systems. This project shall include the following major components: (1) Installation of a new fire suppression (sprinkler) system on each floor of the 1957, 1962 and 1965 areas of the building. (2) Remove and upgrade existing HVAC systems, including the air handling units (AHU?s), perimeter fan coil units (FCU?s) and all viable associated appurtenances. This work will include each floor of the 1957, 1962 and 1965 areas of the building and as listed in the Project Scope within the project program statement. (3) Remove and upgrade existing ceiling finishes and lighting fixtures.

See attached program statement for additional project information.

See the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Tuesday July 10, 2018:

Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street
Attention: Trent Beane,, 217-244-7856
Champaign, IL 61820

State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
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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Specification Documents
  • PSSU18018ad.pdf (161 KB)
  • PSSU18018ad02.pdf (139 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • PSSU18018programstatement.pdf (4 MB)