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Durham County Council has a target to reduce its operational CO2 emissions by 40 % by 2020. Over half of the emissions from buildings come from schools. The Council offers a Service Level Agreement (SLA) to schools, supporting them through - On-line ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Guy Aynsley
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Contract for Provision of School Carbon Reduction Programme.

Reference number: DN294103
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71314300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Durham County Council has a target to reduce its operational CO2 emissions by 40 % by 2020. Over half of the emissions from buildings come from schools. The Council offers a Service Level Agreement (SLA) to schools, supporting them through - On-line data regarding consumption - Advice on energy efficiency capital works - Out of hours monitoring - Bill validation - In school support. This contract is to appoint a single organisation to work with the Low Carbon Economy Team to deliver the in-school support element of the School Carbon Reduction Programme, aiming to reduce energy waste through behavioural change and low/zero cost measures in schools.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Durham County Council has a target to reduce its operational CO2 emissions by 40 % by 2020. Over half of the emissions from buildings come from schools. The Council offers a Service Level Agreement (SLA) to schools, supporting them through - On-line data regarding consumption - Advice on energy efficiency capital works - Out of hours monitoring - Bill validation - In school support. This contract is to appoint a single organisation to work with the Low Carbon Economy Team to deliver the in-school support element of the School Carbon Reduction Programme, aiming to reduce energy waste through behavioural change and low/zero cost measures in schools.

The expected start date for the proposed contract is 1.4.2018.

The expected end date for the proposed contract is 31.3.2020.

The proposed contract is to be let with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months from the actual end date.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The proposed contract is to be let with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months from the actual end date.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Council intends to invite the 5 highest scoring bidding organisations to tender, subject to having also passed Part 1, Part 2, and the other sections of Part 3, and achieved a minimum weighted score of 60 % for the Technical Questions in the SQ.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Please download documents from www.nepo.org - Reference number DN294103.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/10/2017
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/11/2017
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Organisations can register electronically for the documents via www.nepoportal.org. The reference number is DN294103. Please note the documents must be downloaded from the NEPO Portal system before the dates and times specified, they cannot be issued via email. Any questions must be raised via the NEPO portal system for a response.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Durham County Council
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information of the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides the time for the unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Regulations 2015 provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/08/2017