REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Professional Engineering Services
Life Cycle Assessment and Maintenance Plan for Ice Arena Refrigeration Systems
The Village of Bensenville is seeking qualifications for “Professional Engineering Services” necessary to conduct an Ice Arena Refrigeration Systems Life Cycle Assessment and create an Ice Arena Refrigeration Systems Maintenance Plan for its Ice Arenas located at 735 East Jefferson Street and 545 John Street, Bensenville, IL 60106.
The most qualified professional engineering firm will be selected to identify and prioritize what will be required to maintain the facility over the years and to establish cost considerations that facility management will have to address. Upon completion, such firm will present to the Village, an Ice Arena Refrigeration Systems Life Cycle Assessment and an Ice Arena Refrigeration System Maintenance Plan that includes a schedule and budget.
Scope of Services
The Village of Bensenville owns and operates a twin pad Ice Arena known as the Edge on Jefferson Street and a single pad Ice Arena known as the Edge on John Street. There are several known issues with the refrigeration systems at this time.
Required components of the Refrigeration System Assessment include but are not limited to:
Qualified recipients of this award shall demonstrate the ability to evaluate and assess all refrigeration system components (Life Cycle Assessment) as well as the ability to identify, prioritize, develop, schedule and budget an Ice Arena Refrigeration System Maintenance Plan that is designed to ensure ongoing, safe and efficient operation of the Arenas over time.
Timeline for Life Cycle Assessment and Refrigeration Maintenance Plan
This study and related report will need to be completed prior to August 26, 2016. Ice shall be removed for annual maintenance for each of the three ice surfaces according to the following schedule:
Required Professional Qualifications
Submittal of Qualifications Instructions
Consultant shall include proposed lump sum fee to complete the Life Cycle Assessment and Ice Arena Refrigeration System Plan broken out by approximate number of staff hours for each task.
Said fee proposal shall be sealed in a separate envelope included with proposal. The Village of Bensenville shall review qualifications and score prior to opening proposed fee for services. Final decision will be based upon the qualifications ratings and fee proposed.
Village of Bensenville Recreation Department
Attn: Todd Finner
735 East Jefferson Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
Written submissions, oral interviews and any supplementary information submitted in response to the Village of Bensenville’s Request, and based upon such independent investigation (e.g. discussions with previous clients) that the Village of Bensenville determines to be necessary or desirable to assist it in evaluating a Finalist’s qualifications, the Village of Bensenville will rank the Finalists in the order of their qualifications for the Project.