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  • ITB 08-25 UNF HVAC Replacement Bldg 15


    Invitation to Bid – ITB 08-25

    The University of North Florida – Board of Trustees, a public body corporate, announces the Building 15 HVAC Replacement at the University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida.

    The project consists of replacing six (6) total chilled water air handling units located in four mechanical rooms. The air handling units and associated VFD’s shall be owner-furnished, contractor installed. Work also includes the replacement of the existing single duct cooling only terminal unit boxes located above the ceiling within the building with new single duct electric re-heat terminal boxes. All supporting electrical, plumbing, and miscellaneous architectural work is included in the scope of work. Additional demolition scope includes the removal of a roof-mounted 100% make-up air unit and two DX condensing units.

    Successful suppliers must have demonstrable previous experience with the described systems and technical requirements. All bidders must be qualified at the time of bid opening in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, Article B-2 in ITB 08-25 Bid documents. No submittal material will be returned.

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

    As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, a supplier may not submit a bid for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months. The selected supplier must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor, or consultant in excess of $15,000.00 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    Vendor 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 Vendor 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.

    BIDDING DOCUMENTS: Full sets of Bidding Documents may be examined at the Engineer’s office and local plan room:

    ARCHITECT/ENGINEER:     TLC Engineering for Architecture

                                                       1650 Prudential Drive, Suite 200

                                                       Jacksonville, FL 32207

                                                       Telephone: (904)306-9111

                                                       Facsimile: (904)306-9117

    PRINTED DOCUMENTS: Full sets of bid documents may be obtained from Florida Blueprint Services, 542 South Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, (904)388-7686. Copies may be purchased for the printing and handling cost. NO REFUND WILL BE MADE FOR THESE DOCUMENTS.

    PRE-BID MEETING: Bidders are required to attend the pre-solicitation/pre-bid meeting. The Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting has been scheduled for:

    DATE AND TIME: May 12, 2008, 2:00 p.m. (Local Time)

    PLACE: University of North Florida, Building 6, Room #1225, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224

    BID OPENING: Submit three (3) copies of the Bid in full and in accordance with the requirements of the drawings and Project Manual to: University of North Florida, Purchasing Department, Attn: Evelyn Jenkins Burton, Building 6, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224. Bid packages must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), May 28, 2008. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

    QUESTIONS regarding UNF ITB 08-25 HVAC Replacement Bldg. 15 bid documents and requirements may be addressed by contacting: Evelyn Jenkins Burton, (904)620-1732, email: or Angela Dyal, (904)620-1733, email: and University of North Florida, UNF Drive, Purchasing Department, Bldg. 6, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

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