Department of Education, University of North Florida  



    University of North Florida


    ITB 15-14 University Police Department Mechanical Renovation

    The University of North Florida Board of Trustees, a public body corporate, is soliciting bids to contractors for the renovation of the University Police Department mechanical systems.

    This work includes the renovation of the mechanical systems at the University Police Department (UPD), Building 41. The existing mechanical system serves a 7,500 square foot building and will be replaced with a Variable Refrigerant Flow system. The existing DX split systems will be demolished and replaced with a dedicated outside air unit, VRF indoor units and refrigerant recovery outdoor unit. The existing exhaust fans will be replaced with new fans and power will be provided to all new equipment. The scope also includes ceiling demolition and replacement. Current lighting will be removed and reinstalled. See construction documents for the full scope.

    The successful contractor is responsible for understanding and complying with all applicable local, state and federal occupational safety and health regulations pertaining to the scope of work outlined in this ITB.


    The preliminary schedule for this ITB:



    March 2, 2015


    Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting

    March 11, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m.


    Deadline for questions

    March 23, 2015


    Response to questions

    March 26, 2015


    Bids due

    April 2, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.


    Minority business participation is strongly recommended and supported by the University of North Florida.

    A performance and payment bond for 100 percent of the amount of the bid will be required of the successful contractor for any project with a cost that exceeds $100,000.

    As required by §287.133, Fla. Stat., a contractor may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected contractor must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor or consultant in excess of $15,000 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    Contractor shall have established equal opportunity practices which conform to all laws against discrimination and prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status or religion; neither contractor nor any subcontractor or other person, firm or business entity with whom it would be engaged in a combined effort to perform the services has hired any person who is an officer or employee of UNF.

    Full sets of bidding documents and descriptive project information may be obtained online at the UNF Procurement Services department website:

    Submit one complete copy of your bid response in full accordance with the requirements of the bid document to:

    University of North Florida Procurement Services Department

    Hicks Hall, Suite 2950

    1 UNF Drive

    Jacksonville, Florida 32224

    Sealed bids must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on April 2, 2015. Facsimile (fax) or email submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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