NASA Space Power Facility Rehab Plum Brook

Status Report From: Glenn Research Center
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Synopsis - Feb 12, 2013

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNC13ZCH012E
Posted Date: Feb 12, 2013
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Feb 12, 2013
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Mar 15, 2013
Current Response Date: Mar 15, 2013
Classification Code: Z -- Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real property
NAICS Code: 236220
Set-Aside Code: Competitive 8(a)

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


NASA Glenn Research Center plans to issue an Invitation For Bids (IFB) for repair of building systems in the Space Power Facility, Building 1411, at Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. Systems to be repaired or replaced are located throughout the building and include architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, security, fire protection and control systems. This is an infrastructure recapitalization project intended to reset building systems to original functionality, improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Additionally, the contractor must be able to perform the following: Rehabilitation by replacement of specialized door controls for very large doors; replacement of existing nitrogen control valve system for very large doors, replacement of the air motors that operate the doors, and the door position sensing instrumentation and devices; provide remote PLC Controls to replace the manual door operation; and replacement of urethane isolation pads for support structures located beneath the Space Power Facility chamber with elastomeric pads of equal or better vibration isolation performance.

The award of a single FIRM FIXED-PRICE (FFP) contract is contemplated. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 236220 (Commercial and Institutional Building Construction Contractors) with Small Business Size Standard of $33.5 million in a three-year average annual receipts for determining whether or not a business is small. THIS IS A 100%-8(a) set-a-side. Technical and Procurement related questions shall be directed to: Brian.S.Huth@NASA.Gov.The Period of Performance shall be listed in the IFB.

The firm date for receipt of offers will be stated in the IFB. Drawings and specifications will be available from a local BLUE PRINTER listed in the IFB. All qualified responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. An Ombudsman has been appointed -See NASA Specific Note "B." THE SOLICITATION SHALL BE POSTED AS SOON AS AN IFB OPENING DATE IS ESTABLISHED. The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement [with the exception of specifications and drawings] will be available over the INTERNET. These documents will be in Microsoft Word 2007 format and will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA/GRC Business Opportunities page is .

Prospective bidders shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offer's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential bidders will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL: . This announcement serves as the Advanced Notice for this project. The Government will not provide written paper copies of the solicitation package, as well as, any written paper copies of the amendments. Telephone, written, facsimile, or e-mail requests for the solicitation package will not be honored. Potential Offerors MUST register on FedBizOpps at in order to receive notification(s) and/or change(s) to the solicitation. Amendments will be available from the FedBizOpps Web site by download only. Offerors are reminded again that they are responsible for obtaining and acknowledging all amendments to this solicitation prior to the time for receipt of offers. Contractors will be required to register with System for Award Management (SAM) AT: . A Bid Bond will be required from the Department of the Treasury Listing of Approved Sureties. ( All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

Name: Brian S Huth
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 216-433-6693
Fax: 216-433-2480

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