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ADVERTISEMENT FOR A/E REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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Pursuant to Alabama Act No. 2001-956, Auburn University seeks proposals from qualified professionals to consult with the University in the Retro-Commissioning process of multiple buildings on Auburn University’s campus in Auburn, Alabama.

Qualification: Applicants will be selected on the basis of professional qualifications and successful experience with similar full services engagements. Applicant firms must clearly demonstrate a considerable body of successful experience with similar sizes and complexities of buildingretro-commissioning services. Applicants must show skill and experience in analyzing technical systems, related unique and special components and equipment, analysis and documentation of existing systems. Applicant must provide documented success in planning, design and implementationscope, schedule and cost management andthorough, accurate and timely services and document production. Applicant and/or consultant to the primary firm must demonstrate successful experience in building retro-commissioning planning, design, implementation and outcome measurement.

Project Description:

Services from the team will include:

1. Review and analysis of existing building systems.

2. Development of strategies to bring aging facility systems to more energy efficient, safer, more comfortable and more maintainable states of operation.

3. Ensure that buildings are performing efficiently per original design intent and/or per current building usage operating requirements.

4. Recommend and implement measures that improve building/equipment performance.

5. Perform the Retro-Commissioning process utilizing the California Commissioning Collaborative, Guide for Existing Buildings (2206) as a standard for delivery.

The retro-commissioning process will begin with fifteen buildings in year one of a six year retro-commissioning project. Buildings consist of lab, office, classroom, and hybrid space utilization ranging from 13,000 to 130,000 square feet with an average of 47,000 square feet.

Response: Interested firms must request , complete and submit questionnaires provided by Auburn University. Requests for questionnaires must be e-mailed to:

Eric Moore, Energy Engineer, jem0028@auburn.edu
Physical address and phone number: Eric Moore,Utilities and Energy Dept., 1161 West Samford Avenue, Auburn University, AL 36849. Phone 334.844.8520.

Questionnaires must be received at the address above and received no later than 4:00 PM Central Time, on or before Friday March 16, 2012.

No other information such as firm marketing documents will be accepted at this time.