Bidding Information

Lenape Regional High School District - Seneca High School - RTU Replacement

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Owner: Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education

Location: Burlington County

Contract Type: Lump Sum

Architect's Project Number: 8201/6-030-21/REF21-12-8201 - BASE BIDS POSTED

Budget: Not provided

Description:
1. CONTRACT FOR MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION – PROJECT DELINEATION.  The scope of the work of the different projects within this bid are as follows.  Refer to Architectural Drawing A1.0, “General Notes and Schedules” for a delineation of the areas included within each project referenced below:

a. SNC-02, 1B.)  Weight Room, Auxiliary Gym R-22 phase out
1. The existing DX cooling / hot water heating units feeding the Weight Room and Auxiliary Gym are to be removed, including all associated pumps, piping and accessories not indicated to remain.
2. Provide (1) DX Cooling / HW Heating RTU, including all piping, pumps, insulation and accessories required for a complete operating system.
3. Existing ductwork in space will remain.  Ductwork modifications at unit will be made to complete final connections.
4. Equipment will be integrated into the BMS by the Owner’s integration Contractor (AME Inc.).
5. BACnet compatible controllers to be factory mounted, Integration to be performed by AME

b. SNC-03, 1C.)  Trainers Room R-22 Phase Out
1. The existing split HW/DX PTAC unit at the Trainer’s Room is to be removed.  Infill existing wall opening, and seal an indicated within the contract drawings.  The hot water piping will be capped.  Existing ceiling cassette heat pump replaced as noted on the documents.

c. SNC-07, 2D.)  Gymnasium #2, RTU Replacement
1. The existing heating only Roof Top Mechanical Equipment feeding the gymnasiums at Seneca are to be removed, including all associated pumps, piping and accessories not indicated to remain.
2. Provide new packaged Roof Top Mechanical Equipment with DX cooling unit and hot water heat, including all piping, pumps, insulation and accessories required for a complete operating system.
3. Unit will be replaced in same location with (1) DX Cooling / HW Heating RTU.
4. Existing ductwork in space will remain.  Ductwork modifications at unit will be made to complete final connections.
5. Equipment will be integrated into the BMS by the Owner’s integration Contractor (AME Inc.).
6. BACnet compatible controllers to be factory mounted, Integration to be performed by AME

d. SNC-08, 2E.)  Gymnasium #1, RTU Replacement
1. The existing heating only Roof Top Mechanical Equipment feeding the gymnasiums at Seneca are to be removed, including all associated pumps, piping and accessories not indicated to remain.
2. Provide (2) new packaged Roof Top units with DX cooling unit and hot water heat, including energy recovery wheels, and all piping, pumps, insulation and accessories required for a complete operating system.
3. Existing ductwork in space will remain, modified as required to accommodate the work proposed and new final RTU connections.
4. Equipment will be integrated into the BMS by the Owner’s integration Contractor (AME Inc.).
5. BACnet compatible controllers to be factory mounted, Integration to be performed by AME

e. SNC-09, 2F.)  Second Floor A Wing, New VRF Systems
1. Provide new wall mounted and ceiling mounted VRF cooling cassette units within areas designated, including all piping, pumps, insulation and accessories required for a complete operating system.
2. Provide condensate pumps with alarm and emergency shutoff.
3. Provide new roof mounted outdoor VRF cooling units.  Scope of the work to include supply and installation of roof mounts, and roof repairs as required by the roofing system manufacturer.


2. CONTRACT FOR MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
a. General Coordination responsibilities including the following:
1) Coordination of the work with other prime Contractors active on the project site.  Other Contractors shall act in accordance with the schedule dictated by the Owner, and shall coordinate all construction activities through the General Contractor and Owner, as agreed and accepted by the Owner and Architect.
b. Selective demolition responsibilities included within the scope of the project shall include the following:
1) Removal of wall mounted equipment and furnishings as designated and required to complete the scope of the proposed work
2) Preparation of existing concrete subfloor and substrates as required to accommodate the proposed construction.
3) Repair, patching and preparation of existing ceiling construction as required to accommodate the proposed construction, and as required to accept the specified finishes.
4) Removal and relocation of existing electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems indicated and required for the performance of the proposed work.
c. Supply and installation of steel roof frames and supports as required to accommodate the proposed mechanical construction.  Note that the conditions vary at each area, and are to be field verified.
d. Removal and restoration of acoustical panel ceiling systems, including coordination and sequencing of the work with the owner and other contractors.
e. Patching of building finishes damaged or altered as a result of the work of this contract
f. Patching and repair of roofing finishes.  The contractor is advised that roof areas impacted by the work of this contract are under warranty.  Repairs and alterations to these roof systems must be performed in strict conformation with the written requirements of the roofing system manufacturer, and performed by a roofing contractor pre-qualified by the roofing system manufacturer.

LENAPE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION hereby requests sealed bids for Project No. 8201/6-030-21/REF21-12-8201:  Lenape Regional High School District- Seneca High School RTU Replacement.  Sealed bids will be received for the following contract:
Overall Lump Sum

Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name of the Bidder and the Work being bid including Project No. 8201/6-030-21/REF21-12-8201 on the outside lower right-hand corner of the envelope.

BID OPENING DATE:  Sealed bids will be received by the Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education, 93 Willow Grove Road, Shamong, NJ 08088; Attention:  Ms. Constance L. Stewart, Business Administrator/ Board Secretary on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM.  Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter in the School District’s Conference Room.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE:  A pre-bid meeting will be held at Seneca High School – 110 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, NJ 08088, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 2:00pm.  ALL participants are required to sign-in at the Main Office.  A walk-through of the School will take place following the Pre-Bid Conference. Bidders are strongly urged to attend.

Bid documents may be obtained on/after Thursday, March 10, 2022 for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 from the Architect: 

1940 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-1110
Phone (609) 465-4111
office@tdc-tvc.com

All fees (**deposit checks for plans and specifications**) shall be payable to LENAPE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION.
**DEPOSIT CHECKS ARE TO BE MAILED TO THE DESIGN COLLABORATIVE**

Bid documents may be examined by appointment at the office of Architect, The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA, 1940 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-1110

The Bidder, or its sub-contractors, shall be classified by the State of New Jersey – Division of Property Management and Construction in one of the following classifications:

C032 HVACR*
The Bidder shall further name and include all required pre-qualification information for the following Subcontractors
C009 General Construction/Alterations & Additions
C029 Structural Steel and Ornamental Iron
C030 Plumbing*
C047 Electrical*
*Copy of licenses must be included with bid

The Bidder, and any sub-contractor classified under the above categories must present evidence INCLUDED WITHIN THEIR FORM OF BID, of their pre-qualifications, including current Division of Property Management and Construction (DPMC) Copy of “Notice of Classification”, Current DPMC Copy of “Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts” and Business Registration Certificate.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of NJSA 18A:18A-1 et. seq., the Public School Contracts Law.

All questions pertaining to securing Contract Documents, Bidder’s Lists, etc. shall be directed to:

The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA
1940 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210-1110
Phone (609) 465-4111
office@tdc-tvc.com

All questions pertaining to the contract documents, technical sections, legal documents, and bid submission shall be directed in writing, no later than Monday, April 4, 2022 at 12:00 Noon to The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA: fax: (609) 465-9358; email: Office@tdc-tvc.com.

IF NECESSARY, AN ADDENDUM WILL BE ISSUED on or before Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

The Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education assumes no responsibility whatsoever in connection with any defects arising out of the issuance of the Contract Documents or the receipt or failure to receive bids, including those which may arise from delay for any reason in obtaining the Contract Documents or submitting the Contract Bid Forms, including but not limited to traffic delay, messengering, mis-labeling, mis-directions from any source, mis-delivery or otherwise. 

When it is its best interest to do so and to the maximum extent of its discretion under applicable law, the Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education may award the Contract in whole or in part, select any combination of bids and alternates, may waive informalities, and may reject any or all bids:

LENAPE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION
CONSTANCE L. STEWART BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR/BOARD SECRETARY

Addenda:
IF NECESSARY, AN ADDENDUM WILL BE ISSUED on or before Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

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Pre-Bid Meeting Information

Mandatory: No

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Location:
Seneca High School
110 Carranza Road
All Participants are required to sign in at Main Office/Walk thru will follow meeting
Tabernacle, NJ 08088
Phone: (609) 268-2000

Document Availability

Available as of: On/After Thursday, March 10, 2022

Cost: $25.00 Non-Refundable - Documents will be distributed electronically by Architect

Payable To: Lenape Regional High School District - mail check to Architect

Return Policy: Non-Refundable

Available at:
The Design Collaborative Architects and Planners, PA
1940 Route 9 North
Documents are being distributed via email link
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 16094654111

Bid Submission/Deadline

Bids Due By: Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Submit Bids to:
Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education
93 Willow Grove Road
Attn: Constance L. Stewart, Business Admin/Brd. Secretary
Shamong, NJ 08088
Phone: (609) 268-2000

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Planholders

A.M.E. Inc.
1275 Bloomfield Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone: 973-884-4100

Dodge Data & Analytics - NJ
300 American Metro Blvd
Suite 185
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Phone: 413-930-4166

Falasca Mechanical
3329 North Mill Road
Vineland, NJ 08360
Phone: 856-794-2010

Kaser Mechanical, LLC
1150 East Broad Street
Burlington,, NJ 08016
Phone: 609-353-1360

McCloskey Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
445 Lower Landing Road
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Phone: 856-784-5080

Surety Mechanical Services
2933-35 Rorer Street
Philadelphia, PA 17134-3018
Phone: 215-425-9461

Thassian Mechanical Contracting, Inc.
641 State Route 36
Belford, NJ 07718
Phone: 732-787-3300

Bid Results

BidderTypeBase BidAwarded Amount
Kaser Mechanical, LLCLS$3,030,000.00
Surety Mechanical ServicesLS$2,592,210.00

Legend

  • GC - General Contractor
  • P - Plumbing
  • E - Electrical
  • SS - Structural Steel
  • V - Vendor
  • HVAC - Heating, Ventilating, AC
  • RS - Reporting Service
  • SW - Site Work
  • F - Furniture
  • LS - Lump Sum