Department of Education, University of North Florida  



    University of North Florida

    ITB 20-01 Child Development Center HVAC Replacement


    The University of North Florida Board of Trustees, a public body corporate, is soliciting bids to mechanical contractors for the replacement of heating, ventilation and air conditioning units (HVAC) at the UNF Child Development Center Building 49 located at the University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224. 

    The scope of work includes all labor, materials, equipment and supervision required for the replacement of the HVAC units at the Child Development Center. The awarded contractor will demo the existing DX split units and replace with Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) units per plans and specifications. This work is to be scheduled after hours, weekends or holidays. The facility must have air conditioning during the entire project. See the construction drawings for complete plans and specifications and the full scope of work.

    The preliminary schedule for this ITB:

    Advertisement, FAW ad: September 23, 2019

    Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting: October 1, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

    Deadline for questions: October 8, 2019

    Response to questions: October 10, 2019

    Bids due: October 15, 2019, 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 website:

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

    University of North Florida Procurement Services, 4892 First Coast Technology Parkway, Hicks Hall, Suite 2950, Jacksonville, Florida 32224

    Sealed bids must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on October 15, 2019. Facsimile (fax) or email submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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