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Notice of Intent to Sole Source Fire Alarm System Related Repairs/Upgrades to the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System

General Information

Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:Jun 15, 2018
Category: Construction of Structures and Facilities
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, New England, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, Massachusetts, 01742-2751, United States


Under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to require, on a sole source basis, a brand name requirement for the Edwards Fire Alarm System. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Building Code, Life Safety Code and VA Standard require Fire Alarm systems to be the product of one manufacturer to maintain UL listing, NFPA compliance testing and hospital certification. This project will include fire alarm system installation that is an extension of the existing campus-wide, code compliant, certified, fire alarm system. Any products to be used on the existing fire alarm system must be the existing systems products in order to ensure system compatibility and to maintain manufacturers warranty; other manufacturers components may not operate properly or operate at all on the existing system. THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS. It is a market research tool being used to determine the availability of other qualified sources that can meet the requirements identified above and inherent with the referenced product. The Government is not obligated to, and will not pay for any information received from potential sources as a result of this notice of intent. All responses received within 15 days of the posting of this notice will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government to require the brand name for VA Boston Healthcare System procurements based on this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to allow alternate manufacturers. Submit any responses within 15 days of the posting of the notice of intent via email to: Elizabeth.k.glasgow@usace.army.mil (list W912WJ18X0033- FIRE ALARM SYSTEM in the subject line of the email).

Original Point of Contact

POC Elizabeth K. Glasgow, Phone: 9783188671

Place of Performance

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