This is a SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS and is not a solicitation announcement.   The purpose of this Market Research and Sources Sought Notice is to gain knowledge of potential qualified Small Business, HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Women owned Small Business firms.  Responses to this Sources Sought Synopsis will be used by the government in making appropriate acquisition decisions.    

The Mobile District Corps of Engineers has a need for a construction contract to replace the existing HVAC system at Jim Woodruff Powerhouse located on Powerhouse Rd, Chattahoochee, Florida. The NAICS is 238220 Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors, size standard $16.5m. The work includes but not limited to: demo of existing supply fans, filters, coils, piping, and associated appurtenances; demo of Ventilation ductwork from the plenum to the inlet of the supply fan and all existing direct expansion (DX) condensing units, piping, and appurtenances located on the Promenade Deck. Contractor responsible for disconnection and demolition of all HVAC electrical connections back to source panel. Provide all new conduit, conductors, and disconnects for new HVAC equipment. Existing panels to be reused. Contractor is responsible for new breakers for the new HVAC equipment and the construction of a new concrete pad for two new units.  Construction cost range is <$2m.

Areas of the powerhouse will have to maintain 72 degrees Fahrenheit during construction to prevent specific equipment from overheating. The powerhouse is currently being conditioned by a portable system. Contractors with extensive experience with industrial conditioning is encouraged.

Responses are requested with the following information, which shall not exceed a total of eight pages. 1. Offeror's name, address, points of contact with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. 2. Business size/classification to include any designations as Small Business, 8(a), HUBZone, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned shall be indicated on first page of submission. 3. Bonding capability (construction bonding level per single contract and aggregate construction bonding level, both expressed in dollars; along with current available bonding capacity. 4. Description of capability to perform the proposed construction, manage subcontractors, prepare and comply with various environmental and construction permits, and capacity to execute this project with other ongoing dredging contracts. 5. Past performance/experience on projects of similar scope, describing no more than three (3) projects that are at least 50% construction complete within the past five years of the issue date of this Notice. The past performance information should include project title, location, general description of the construction to demonstrate relevance to the proposed project, the bidder's role, dollar value of contract, and name of the company, agency or government entity for which the work was performed with contact information (reference name, phone number and e-mail address).

NO RESPONSES WILL BE ACCEPTED BY FAX OR MAIL. ALL RESPONSES MUST BE E-MAILED to: Chanda Strenth at Chanda.d.strenth@usace.army.mil.  Submittals are due no later than 15 April 2021.  Submittals will not be returned. Telephonic responses will not be honored.  This is not a Request for Proposal, only a Request for Information.  No award will result from this Sources Sought.   This notice does not constitute any commitment by the Government.