Environmental Chamber Air Compressor Replacement

State: Ohio
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 43 - Pumps and Compressors
NAICS Category:
  • 238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Posted Date: Aug 12, 2020
Due Date: Aug 19, 2020
Solicitation No: FA8601-20-Q-0145
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Environmental Chamber Air Compressor Replacement
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General Information View Changes
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Updated Published Date: Aug 12, 2020 11:19 am EDT
  • Original Published Date: Aug 04, 2020 10:01 am EDT
  • Updated Date Offers Due: Aug 19, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
  • Original Date Offers Due: Aug 12, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after date offers due
  • Updated Inactive Date: Sep 03, 2020
  • Original Inactive Date: Aug 27, 2020
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • NAICS Code: 238220 - Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
  • Place of Performance:
    Wright Patterson AFB , OH 45433
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This combined synopsis/solicitation is expected to result in the award of a firm-fixed-price contract for The Air Force Packaging Technology & Engineering Facility (AFPTEF, AFLCMC/EZPAA), Environmental Chamber Air Compressor Replacement as described under the requirements section of this combined synopsis/solicitation and accompanying requirements attachment. This combined synopsis/solicitation is prepared in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.

This solicitation incorporates FAR provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) FAC 2020-04, effective 1 January 2020; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Publication Notice (DPN) 20200114, effective 14 January 2020; and Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) Air Force Acquisition Circular (AFAC) 2019-1001, effective 1 October 2020.

This announcement constitutes the only combined synopsis/solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. An award, if any, will be made to the responsible Offeror whose offer conforms to the combined synopsis/solicitation and is most advantageous to the Government price and other factors considered.

The combined synopsis/solicitation number for this requirement is FA8601-20-Q-0145 and is hereby issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) using FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code is 238220 with a small business size standard of $15M.

NAICS Code: 238220 – Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors

Small Business Size Standard: $15M

The TEP consists of these Contract Line Items Number (CLIN), which should be structured in Attachment 3: CLIN Structure, Clauses and Provisions.

Acceptable means of Submission: All submissions must be submitted electronically to the following email address jenna.sizemore@us.af.mil by Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020 4:00 P.M. EST.

Any correspondence sent via e-mail must contain the subject line “FA8601-20-Q-0145, Compressor Repair” The entire proposal must be contained in a single e-mail, unless otherwise approved, including attachments. Please note: due to the e-mail server, any e-mails that exceed 5 megabytes might not go through. E-mails with compressed files are not permitted. Note that e-mail filters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are designed to filter e-mails without subject lines or with suspicious subject lines or content (i.e., .exe or .zip files). Therefore, if the specified subject line is not included, the e-mail may not get through the e-mail filters. Also be advised that .zip or .exe files are not allowable attachments and may be deleted by the email filters at Wright-Patterson. If sending attachments with email, ensure only .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls or .xlsx documents are sent. The email filter may delete any other form of attachments. A confirmation email will be sent once the proposal is received. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of submitting the proposal, please call or e-mail the point of contact listed in the paragraph below.

Submittal of proposals in response to this combined synopsis/solicitation constitutes agreement by the Offeror to all terms & conditions contained herein, which will also be the terms & conditions of any resulting contract. It is the Offerors responsibility to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. Clauses and provisions in full text may be accessed via the Internet website https://www.acquisition.gov. The Government reserves the right to award without discussions or make no award depending upon the quality, price fairness, and price reasonableness of the proposals received.

Schedule: Repair to begin ASAP after contract award.

Destination: AFLCMC/EZPAA

Attn: Joel Sullivan

5215 Thurlow St. Ste 5, Bldg 70, Area A

Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433

Installation Schedule: Repair is expected to take (30) days.

Delivery Type: FOB Destination (As defined in FAR 2.101—Definitions, the seller or consignor is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss.)

Inspection and Acceptance: Both inspection and acceptance will be by the Government at Destination.


Compressor shall be a Bitzer 6FE-50-2NU-2D compressor or equivalent. The compressor shall operate in accordance with the requirements described in the attached “Russells Installation Guide” for the above model chamber, and shall operate within the limits of the attached refrigeration and electrical OEM schematics. The compressor power requirements to operate shall match those of the OEM compressor. Warranty for compressor parts and labor shall be no less than one year. The contractor shall provide labor and equipment to replace the compressor for the environmental chamber (WMD-2331-30-30-WC-LN2) at the AFPTEF, Bldg 70, Area A, Suite 5 (Chamber Room).See the attached Statement of Work for more details on specifications, (Attachment 1).

The anticipated award is Firm-Fixed Price

Evaluation Approach. The Government will award a contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation to the responsible Offeror whose offer conforms to the combined synopsis/solicitation and is the lowest price. An award, if any, will be made to the responsible Offeror who submits a proposal that:

1. Conforms to the requirements of the combined synopsis/solicitation.

2. Receives a rating of “Acceptable” on the Technical Capability evaluation factor.

3. Contains the lowest total evaluated price (TEP), provided that the

TEP is not unbalanced and is fair and reasonable.

Technical or Quality: The quotation will be evaluated to the extent to which it can meet and/or exceed the Government’s requirements as outlined in the solicitation and based on the information requested in the instructions to quoters section of the solicitation.

Price: The Government will evaluate the price by adding the total of all line item prices, including all options.

The proposals may be in any format but MUST include:

1. Proposing company’s name, address, DUNS number, Cage Code, and TIN.

2. Point of contact’s name, phone, and email.

3. Proposal number & date.

4. Timeframe that the proposal is valid.

5. Individual item price.

6. Total price (Net 30), No Progress Payments.

7. Shipping (FOB Destination).

8. Completed copy of representations and certifications (Attachment 2)

9. Itemized price-list

Important Notice to Contractors: Proposals MUST also contain a complete description of items offered and any technical manuals or literature to clearly show that the items meet or exceed the requirements outlined in the Statement of Work (Attachment 1).

Important Notice to Contractors: All prospective awardees are required to register at the System for Award Management (SAM) and to maintain active registration during the life of the contract. SAM can be accessed at https://www.sam.gov. Any award resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation will include DFARS Clause 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests. Section 1008 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 requires any claims for payment (invoices) under DoD contract to be submitted in electronic form. Wide Area Workflow – Receipt and Acceptance (WAWF – RA) is the DoD system of choice for implementing this statutory requirement. Use of the basic system is at no cost to the contractor. Contractors must complete vendor training, which is also available at no cost at http://www.wawftraining.com. Prior to submitting invoices in the production system, contractors must register for an account at http://wawf.eb.mil/.


The following paragraphs in the provision at FAR 52.212-1-Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items are tailored as follows:

(a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard are as specified above.

(b) Submission of offers is as prescribed in the text of this combined synopsis/solicitation.

Proposal Content: Proposals shall consist of two separate parts, a technical proposal and a price proposal.

Proposal Detail: The proposal shall be clear, concise, and shall include sufficient detail for effective evaluation and for substantiating the validity of stated claims. The proposal should not simply rephrase or restate the Government's requirements, but rather shall provide convincing rationale to address how the offeror intends to meet the listed requirements. Offerors shall assume that the Government has no prior knowledge of their facilities and experience, and will base its evaluation on the information presented in the offer submitted.

Embellishments Not Desired: Elaborate brochures or documentation, binding, detailed artwork or other embellishments are unnecessary and are not desired.

Technical Proposal: Describe how the offeror will provide for the compressor repair as described in the PWS.

CLIN Structure found in Attachment 3 and Provisions and Clauses can be found in Attachment 3.


  1. Performance Work Statement
  2. Reps and Certs
  3. CLIN Structure, Clauses and Provisions

Please direct all questions to Jenna Sizemore, Jenna.Sizemore@us.af.mil

Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • CP 937 522 4530 1940 ALLBROOK DR BLDG 1 RM 109
  • WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB , OH 45433-5344
  • USA
Primary Point of Contact
Secondary Point of Contact


Related Document

Aug 5, 2020[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original)] Environmental Chamber Air Compressor Replacement
Aug 19, 2020[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)] Environmental Chamber Air Compressor Replacement

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