Department of Education, University of Florida  



    University of Florida

    Building Envelope Commissioning Consultant


    The University of Florida Board of Trustees announces that Professional Services in the disciplines of Building Envelope Commissioning will be required for the project listed below:

    Project: UF-639, Architecture Building Exterior Envelope Repair (Gainesville, FL)

    The project consists of repairing the exterior envelope of the existing Building #0268 including the roof, walkways, decks, wall and window systems to eliminate existing leaks.  The scope of services shall include design phase peer review; development of the Commissioning Plan, Commissioning Specifications, construction phase performance inspections and performance testing for the building envelope systems. 

    Blanket professional liability insurance will be required for this project in the amount of $1,000,000.  The selected applicant will also be required to provide insurance coverage for General Liability, Automotive Liability, and Workers’ Compensation.


    Firms desiring to apply for consideration shall submit a proposal only after thoroughly reviewing the Project Fact Sheet for Commissioning Consultants, and other background information.  The proposal shall be limited to 20 single-sided pages OR 10 double-sided, consecutively-numbered pages and shall include:

    1.    A Letter of Application that concisely illustrates the applicant’s understanding of the scope of services.

    2.    A completed, project-specific Commissioning proposal form with signed certification.  Applications on any other form will not be considered.

    3.    Resumes and other pertinent credentials for all proposed staff (applicant and consultants).

    4.    Proof of the applicant’s corporate status in Florida (if applicable) and copies of current licenses for the applicant firm and its consultants (firms) from the appropriate governing board.

    5.    Proof of the applicant’s ability to be insured for the level of professional liability coverage demanded for this project.

    At the time of application, the applicant must possess current design Professional Registration Certificate(s) from the appropriate governing board; must be properly registered to practice its profession in the State of Florida; and, if the applicant is a corporation, must be chartered by the Florida Department of State to operate in Florida.  As required by Section 287.133, Florida Statutes, an applicant 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 applicant 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.

    Incomplete proposals will be disqualified.  Submittal materials will not be returned.

    The Commissioning Services Proposal Form and Instructions, Project Fact Sheet, UF Design Services Guide, UF Design & Construction Standards, PD&C non-technical specifications, standard University of Florida Owner-Commissioning Consultant agreement, and other project and process information can be found on the Planning Design & Construction website. Finalists may be provided with supplemental interview requirements and criteria as needed.

    Provide the number of copies prescribed in the Project Fact Sheet.  Submittals must be received in the Planning Design & Construction office by 3:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Facsimile (FAX) submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

    Planning Design & Construction, 245 Gale Lemerand Drive / P.O. Box 115050, Gainesville, FL 32611-5050, Telephone: (352)273-4000, Internet:

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