Request For Proposal
RFP PS20210024 - CONSULTING SERVICES FOR GHG EMISSIONS REGULATIONS FOR LARGE BUILDINGS
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April 16, 2021
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Jessica Li, Buyer
All enquiries must be made in writing and are to be directed only to the above contact person. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted. Any communication from potential Proponents to City staff other than the contact person regarding the content of this RFP may lead to disqualification of the Proponent from this RFP process, at the City’s sole discretion.
Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
Deadline for enquiries: 3:00pm on April 20, 2021
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, April 27, 2021
All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:
Subject of the file to be: PS# - RFP - Title - Vendor name
Document format for submissions:
-RFP Part C in PDF format – 1 combined PDF file,
-Appendix 3 (pricing tab) in Excel format, and;
-Any other attachments if necessary
Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.
Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca do not deliver a physical copy to the City of Vancouver.
Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.
To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the “Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The City of Vancouver is seeking consulting services to advise on setting GHG emission regulations for existing commercial and multi-family buildings through analysis of the building stock, modelling the impact of retrofit measures and to support stakeholder engagement. Final recommendations will inform the creation of draft regulations, implementation timelines and future carbon pollution limits.
An information meeting (the “Information Meeting”) will be held to enable Proponents to seek clarification with respect to any aspect of the RFP in a group forum. The details are as follows:
Date: as specified in Section 2.1
Time: as specified in Section 2.1
Location: Video conference (as specified in Section 2.1
Potential Proponents are encouraged to read the RFP and submit any questions relating to the RFP to the Contact Person prior to the Information Meeting.
Potential Proponents interested in attending the Information Meeting should pre-register for the Information Meeting by completing and submitting the form contained in Appendix 1 to Part A by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, on or before the time and date specified in Section 2.1
The City will in good faith attempt to give accurate oral responses to questions posed during the Information Meeting but Proponents are advised that they may only rely on the written information contained herein or in documents posted to the City’s website, as described in Section 5.1
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
No amendment at this time.
No addendum at this time.
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