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RFQ for TAB Services MEP DM at Multiple State Building, Austin, TX

Solicitation ID: 303-1-01756

Status: Awarded

Contact Name: Rico Gamino

Contact Number: 512-936-3567

Contact Email: rico.gamino@tfc.state.tx.us

Response Due Time: 3:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 303

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 5/26/2021

Response Due Date: 6/29/2021

Last Modified: 8/30/2021 11:27 am

Solicitation Description:

SCOPE:  In accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 2254, Subchapter A, Professional Services, and Rules and Procedures adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), TFC is requesting submittal of qualifications to provide professional HVAC Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) services for Project #20-004-5051 & #20-011-5155, in support of Deferred Maintenance (DM) projects at Multiple State Buildings in Austin, Texas.


CONTRACT TERM: It is the intention of TFC to award two separate Contracts for full prime professional architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the term of the project. Services undertaken pursuant to this RFQ will be required to commence within ten (10) calendar days of delivery of a Notice to Proceed. The Project associated with the services requested in this solicitation is anticipated to be nine hundred (900) calendar days.


PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for professional HVAC Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) services at multiple state buildings in Austin, Texas including, but not limited to the following buildings for the respective projects:

Project #20-004-5051

Insurance Building, (INS), 1100 San Jacinto Blvd;

Price Daniel Building, (PDB), 209 West 14th St;

Tom C Clark Building, (TCC), 204 West 14th St;

Supreme Court Building, (SCB), 201 West 14th St; and

Sam Houston Building, (SHB), 201 East 14th St.

Approximate cost of construction for the aforementioned list of projects is estimated to be nine million dollars ($9,000,000).

Project #20-011-5155

ARC - Lorenzo de Zavala Archives & Library 1200 Brazos Street

CSB – Central Services Building 1711 San Jacinto Blvd

INS – Insurance Building 1100 San Jacinto Blvd

INX – Insurance Annex 221 E 11th Street

JER – James E. Rudder Building 1019 Brazos Street

JHR – John H Reagan Building 105 West 15th Street

PDB – Price Daniel Building 209 West 14th Street

REJ – Robert E Johnson Building 1501 N Congress Ave

SCB – Supreme Court Building 201 W 14th Street

SFA – Stephen F Austin Building 1700 N Congress Ave

SHB – Sam Houston Building 201 East 14th Street

TJR – Thomas Jefferson Rusk Building 200 E 10th Street

WBT – William B Travis Building 1701 N Congress Ave

WPC – William P Clements Building 300 West 15th Street

Other Capitol Complex Buildings to be identified later

Approximate cost of construction for the aforementioned list of projects is estimated to be fifteen million dollars ($ 15,000,000.00).


The professional HVAC Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) Scope of Service includes, but is not limited to, pre-auditing, testing and reporting, construction phase auditing, testing and reporting and includes final completion auditing, testing and reporting as required to verify, support and complete the DM work items.  The Project construction scope of work includes, but is not limited to, renovation/replacement of air handling units, outside air handling units, air distribution systems and controls, and other necessary incidental scopes of work related to or made necessary by the execution of the aforementioned building deficiencies. Most of this work will need to occur during off hours of buildings and will have to be coordinated with the Property Manager and AE Team. Ability to provide adequate manpower to complete the services in allowable timeframes outside of operations is required.

Scope of services shall be comprehensive in nature and will include, but not limited to, the following requirements and all other services necessary and/or reasonably inferable from this RFQ.

Follow all current governing standards and procedures for TAB related work;

Perform the specified commissioning support requirements coordinating with the CxA;

Review contract documents to become familiar with project requirements and conditions;

Review design data, assumptions, equipment performance, and system descriptions;

Provide design and submittal reviews, TAB related documents to incorporate into the construction documents, installation verification, and operations and maintenance (O&M) training as appropriate;

Develop TAB plan with complete system readiness checks and reports;

Develop procedures for an issues log to track all TAB related issues, deficiencies, and resolutions;

Verify system and equipment item installations are complete and all specified testing, cleaning, adjusting, and commissioning have been performed;

Provide final TAB; and

Review system and equipment item test reports and perform required inspections and measurement verifications.


MANDATORY PRE-SUBMITTAL TELECONFERENCES: The mandatory pre-submittal conferences will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 2:00 PM and Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 10:00 AM.  Pre-registration is required to participate in the teleconference. Respondents must have an employee of their firm attend at least one (1) of the two (2) scheduled pre-submittal teleconferences. TFC shall reject submittals submitted by firms that did not attend one of the mandatory pre-submittal conferences.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: TFC reserves the right to change the dates shown below.




Issue RFQ


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference

6/15/2021, Tuesday, 2:00 PM


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference

6/16/2021, Wednesday, 10:00 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions


Deadline for Submission of Qualifications & HSP

6/29/2021, Tuesday, 3:00 PM

Notification to Interview


If Interviews are NOT required by TFC

Award by Commission


Execute Contract


If Interviews are required by TFC

Interviews of short listed firms


Award by Commission


Execute Contract


Class/Item Code(s): 92500-Engineering Services, Professional
92507-Air Conditioning, Heating And Ventilating Engineering
92533-Engineer Services, Professional
92567-Mechanical Engineering


1ESBD_File_239743_RFQ 303-1-01756.docxRequest for Qualification Solicitation Document
2ESBD_File_239743_Attachment C - HUB Subcontracting Form.pdfHUB Subcontracting Plan Forms
3ESBD_File_239743_Attachment D - Professional Service Contract Template.pdfContract Template - Reference Material Only
4ESBD_File_239743_303-1-01756 Addendum 1.pdfAddendum 1 - Contains Pre-submittal Conference Attendee List
5ESBD_File_239743_Addendum 2.pdfAddendum 2

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
TAB Technologies, LLC 5321 Industrial Oaks Blvd., Suite 124, Austin, TX 78735 151135 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 8/25/2021 Partial Award
TAB Technologies, LLC 5321 Industrial Oaks Blvd., Suite 124, Austin, TX 78735 176587 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 8/25/2021 Partial Award