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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000455735


Agency Bid No. Title: 16-5602

Received Date: 01/08/2016

Close Date: 01/28/2016

Purchase Type: March 15, 2016 through March 14, 2018

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Site-Walk Mandatory 01/13/2016 09:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Contractor must provide schedule for each installation which must be followed by all trades. If issues arise, any deviation from the schedule must be communicated to University Apartments project coordinator.Subcontractors must abide by all terms, conditions, and specifications under the contract.Contractor to introduce primary and all subcontractor foremen to University Apartments project coordinator prior to the start of their portion of the work.Review project spec and this list with subcontractors and installers.Contractor to install system per manufacturers recommendations.Existing horizontal hot water storage tanks to be abated by others, if applicable.Do not start work or set up in any mechanical room without notifying Apartment Facilities at least 30 hours in advance.Boiler replacements must be completed in a timely manner. Contractor to provide temporary domestic water heater, if required to meet requirements below. The building affected cannot be without hot or cold domestic water or hot water for space heating (in heating season) for more than 8 hours at a time. Apartment Facilities must be notified at least 30 hours in advance of any shutdowns.Keep hot water boiler piping separated to allow for 1 1/2 inch insulation (3 minimum clearance). Make up water pipe insulation is 0.5 (1 minimum clearance).Allow maximum headroom clearance for all installations (consult with Apartment Facilities).Allow working clearance for valve handles, gauges, pumps, etc.Keep boilers and piping away from electrical panels, meters, etc. per NEC.Contractor to provide and install pressure gauges across circulator pumps.Contractor to provide and install circuit setters, if appropriate, and strainers on the return piping per manufacturers requirements.Contractor to provide all necessary electrical work for proper installation.Contractor to provide steel support stand under new boilers that will adequately support the boilers, associated components and piping raising the boilers off the floor between 14 and 20. Cut boiler support frame legs to fit floor slope rather than shimming legs and galvanize paint touch-up (3 adjustable feet are acceptable).Support PVC supply and exhaust piping inside mechanical room as close to existing stack as possible to avoid loading rooftop stack which is not able to support loads.Galvanize pipe straps exposed to weather; galvanize paint boiler support frames and miscellaneous steel (3 mil minimum coating of ZRC cold galvanizing compound available at LW Meyer-Madison) and finish coat with black enamel.Use unistrut plastic end protectors at all exposed ends where a person may come into contact with sharp ends.Debur all miscellaneous support steel and galvanize paint touch-up.Mount temperature sensor on exterior roof soffit and shield if exposed to direct sunlight.Re-install all domestic water circulation pumps (or install owner-provided pump).Position piping temp sensors downstream from delta Ts.Do not use die cast electrical conduit fittings.

Product Codes: 82008, 82012, 91468

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Wisconsin

State: Wisconsin

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Purchasing Department Division of Facilities Development, 101 E Wilson St, Madison, Wisconsin, 53707




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