Request for Qualification - ESAP (EP635-173247/B)

Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
1 week 4 days hence


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/11/01 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Malik, Manu
Contact email
Contact phone
( ) - ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
Place du Portage, Phase III
Gatineau QC
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/CFTA/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Energy Service Modernization (ESM) of the existing district energy system through a Public Private Partnership (P3):  DBfOM Procurement 
As the federal authority for real property, PWGSC is responsible for the delivery of essential heating services to over 80 buildings in the NCR (total floor space of approximately 1.9M m2 which houses more than 50,000 public servants) and cooling services to over 70 of these buildings (total floor space of approximately 1.8M m2), including critical sites within the Parliamentary Precinct. The NCR DES currently generates heat using natural gas and distribute the heat using steam and High Temperature Hot Water (HTHW). For cooling, water is chilled by steam-driven or electric chillers and distributed using chilled water piping.  
The CHCPs were designed and built in dates ranging from 1916 to 1971, and as a result some of the assets are at, or nearing, the end of their useful life.  Major capital investment is required in order to ensure the reliability and efficiency of the heating and cooling operations of the DES.
Budget 2016 committed to recalibrating these plants and modernizing of the delivery of heating and cooling services by implementing more efficient technologies, which will both reduce long-term costs for Canada and greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the new technology will enable Canada to explore the feasibility of using alternative low or no carbon sources of energy, the adoption of which could further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 
Canada is seeking strong competition from domestic and international companies through a P3 procurement approach in order to select a Private Partner to modernize Government of Canadas DES in order to achieve the Government of Canadas Budget 2016 commitment. 

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-09-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-09-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2017-09-28
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2017-09-28
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2017-10-04
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2017-10-04
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2017-10-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2017-10-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2017-10-19
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2017-10-19


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ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA001.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA002.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA003.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA004.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA005.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA006.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA007.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA008.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA001.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA002.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA003.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA004.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA005.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA006.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA007.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA008.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-08-31
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA009.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-09-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA009.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-09-12
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA010.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA010.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.E73350.ATTA011.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2017-10-05
ABES.PROD.PW__NB.B011.F73350.ATTA011.PDFNot availableFrench- 2017-10-05

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