PSBN Boiler Equipment, Bldg. 657 (UFCI Equipment)

Project No. FM240117UF


Bidding Closed

Bid Date9/14/23 2:30pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Gene Horstin, University Rep


UCSB Campus

NOTE: A bidder must be registered and logged into the UCSB planroom to submit its bid electronically via the ‘Submit Bid’ tab above AND that bid must be submitted prior to the stated bid deadline.

DESCRIPTION OF THE EQUIPMENT: The successful vendor/supplier is required to provide the following boiler equipment:

• Four (4) Lochinvar/Hellcat Crest FCB2000 Hot Water Boilers, or approved equal
• Four (4) Lochinvar/Magna 3 Hydronic Pumps, or approved equal
• Freight charges, Startup, 9ppm NOx combustion calibration, installation onsite support

The equipment and services will be delivered to and site at the University’s main campus in Santa Barbara, California. Supplier bids shall also include its standard warranty. Installation and tie-in to utilities shall be performed by others. University PO will be assigned to the installation contractor hired by the University. Supplier may be asked to provide a representative to inspect equipment installation and to train University’s maintenance personnel on the proper operation and maintenance of the equipment.

COST ESTIMATE: The estimated cost for the specified equipment, inclusive of (7.75%) sales tax, delivery and all applicable direct and indirect charges and/or fees, is approximately $250,000.

COMMUNICATIONS: Please make requests for clarification or interpretation of the Bidding Documents only to the University Representative at Bids must be submitted on the enclosed Bid Form. University may waive non-material irregularities or may reject any or all Bids.

AWARD/ASSIGNMENT OF PURCHASE ORDER: University will determine the lowest responsive Bidder on the basis of the sum of the Lump Sum Base Bid and any extended unit prices, if any. The boiler equipment being purchased directly by the University as “University-Furnished” construction equipment that will be installed by others (installation contractor). The firm offering the lowest responsive bid will be awarded a UC Purchase Order agreement that may be assigned to the installation contractor using the attached PO Assignment Agreement (see Exhibit 5). Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.