This pre-solicitation notice is to inform that the VA Medical Center, Bath, New York will be posting a solicitation on or about February 3, 2012 to Replace the HVAC Chiller at Building 104, Project No. 528A6-12-601. This project includes all work required to replace the existing Trane hermetic reciprocating liquid chiller CGAA12012J air cooled cold generator at building 104 (Domiciliary). The new unit shall be a rotary screw type chiller that will utilize R-134a refrigerant. The new unit shall utilize a 40/60 propylene glycol makeup mix. The contractor will be responsible to replace the existing loop mix per drawings/specs and charge the entire system new. Additional work to B-104 mechanical room shall include but is not limited to new glycol tank w/pump, expansion tank, air separator, and HVAC related piping and electric work. The contractor shall obtain professional guidance as needed to correctly meet system requirements set by system manufacturers. It is assumed that the existing pad and piping not designated in the design as part of the project are acceptable for reuse. Contractor Trade anticipated shall be general construction, to which includes but not limited to electrical, mechanical, plumbing/pipe work and general contracting. Contractor shall utilize trade work as required for the project. This procurement is 100% set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businessesâ€™. The NAICS code is 238220. The small business standard is $14 M. The cost range is $100,000 to $250,000. Information regarding the one and only site visit scheduled will be stated in the Solicitation. A 20% Bid Bond must be submitted with the bid. Performance and Payment bonds will be required. For more details please visit: http://bit.ly/A7BIyh To learn about all the energy incentives and projects available, check out www.energygridiq.com or download our iOS app Watt Rebate today.