Request for Proposal (RFP) CBDHA12
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Request for Proposal (RFP)
CBDHA12- 0052
Static Uninterruptible Power Supply
Northside General Hospital
Issued – January 23, 2013
CLOSING – February 8th, 2013
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January 23, 2013
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page
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Table of Contents
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Instruction to Bidders
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Appendix A -
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Appendix B -
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Appendix C -
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Appendix D -
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INSTRUCTION TO BIDDER
1. Introduction
The Cape Breton District Health Authority (CBDHA) is requesting proposals for the work as
outlined in Appendix A , to supply and install a Static Uninterruptible Power Supply as specified
herein at the following location;
Northside General Hospital
520 Purves Street
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
B2A 3M4
Bidders are invited to offer solutions that represent best value while meeting the criteria
addressed in this Request for Proposal (RFP). However, all bidders’ proposals, including those
containing alternative offers, must satisfy the criteria stated herein.
2. RFP Submission
One(1) electronic copy of your signed and dated proposal must be submitted via email, clearly
marked “RFP CBDHA12-0052, Static uninterruptible Power Supply – Northside General
Hospital”, in the email subject line, and sent to the following email address by 14:00:00 hours
AST on February 8th, 2013.
[email protected]
Attention: Glen Moore. – Asset Coordinator
Written submissions, faxes, or telephone calls will not be considered.
All electronic submissions/information must be provided in Microsoft Office format or viewable
with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Audiovisual information must be viewable using Microsoft Media
Player.
All documents, including proposal, submitted to CBDHA become the property of CBDHA and
are potentially subject to disclosure under the Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act or otherwise. By submitting a proposal, the bidder/vendor thereby
agrees to public disclosure of its content. Any information the bidder/vendor considers ‘personal
information’ because of its proprietary nature should be marked as ”confidential” and will be
subject to appropriate consideration but cannot be guaranteed protection from disclosure.
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The CBDHA maintains the right to make copies or forward via email all proposals for its internal
evaluation process and provide copies to the evaluation committee, and staff advisors and
representatives of the department of Health and Wellness and other government department,
which may support the Evaluation Committee.
3. Bid Submission Form
Quotes must be submitted on forms provided (Appendix C). These forms must be completely
filled out in ink or by typewriter, with the signature in longhand and the completed form shall be
without interlineations, alterations or erasure.
4. Inquiries
All questions relating to this Request for Proposal must be directed to:
Glen Moore
Asset Coordinator
Materiel Management Department
Cape Breton District Health Authority
[email protected]
A site visit can be arranged by contacting the following:
Charlie Wilkie
Engineering Services
Northside General Hospital
(902) 794-8521 or (902) 577-3767
Questions or concerns must be sent no later than 14:00 hours AST on February 4th, 2013.
Questions will be answered by way of Addenda, which will be posted no later than three (3) days
prior to the closing date for this RFP.
Addenda may be issued during the RFP period to clarify ambiguities in this document or to
correct discrepancies. Instructions and addenda, when issued, become part of the RFP document
and any resulting contract.
Bidders/Vendors obtaining RFP/Tender documents by direct download from the N.S.
Procurement website are responsible for ensuring that they are aware of and have complied with
any Addenda issues. This can be done by visiting the Procurement Website at
www.gov.ns.ca/tenders
Addenda will not be issued within two (2) days of the closing date unless it is an addendum
extending the closing date.
The Owner will not be responsible for any other oral or written explanations or interpretations of
the bid documents.
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5. Delivery
Delivery will be F.O.B. Northside General Hospital at the address specified above. Bidders must
state expected delivery date after receipt of a purchase order in Appendix C.
6. Right to Reject and Termination
The owner reserves the right to reject any or all RFP submissions or to reject any RFP
submission deemed not satisfactory. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in
any or all RFP submissions which is in the best interest of CBDHA.
The CBDHA reserves the right in its sole discretion to negotiate the final terms and conditions of
this RFP with the most probable candidate for award prior to award of the RFP. If the CBDHA is
unable to reach an agreement satisfactory to CBDHA, CBDHA reserves the right to end
negotiations with this candidate and to proceed with negotiations with the next probable
candidate for award prior to award of the RFP. CBDHA shall have no liability to any other
bidder/vendor as a result of such negotiations or modifications.
The bidder/vendor’s proposal and/or the contract resulting from the acceptance of a proposal,
may not be assigned, in whole or in part, by the bidder/vendor without the prior written consent
of the CBDHA, which consent may be arbitrarily withheld.
CBDHA reserves the right to cancel this process at any point at the discretion of CBDHA.
In the event of breach of any provision of this agreement, the non-breaching party shall notify
the breaching party, in writing, of the specific nature of the breach and shall request that it be
cured. If the breach is not cured within thirty (30) days of such notice, the non-breaching party
may immediately terminate this agreement upon written notice.
7. Payment
Payments will be made based on successful delivery of each item listed in the schedule of values
as per APPENDIX B.
8. Force Majeure
Except as expressly provided otherwise in the Contract, dates and times by which a party is
required to render performance under the Contract shall be automatically postponed to the extent
and for the period of time that such party is prevented from meeting them by reason of any cause
beyond its reasonable control. The party prevented from rendering performance must, however,
notify the other party immediately and in detail of the commencement and nature of such cause
and the probable consequences thereof. Such party must use its reasonable efforts to render
performance in a timely manner utilizing to such end all resources reasonably required in the
circumstances, including obtaining supplies or services from other sources if same are
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reasonably available. If performance of a material obligation is delayed for more than thirty-days
(30), the other party may on notice treat the delay as a default.
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APPENDIX A
Part 1 General
1.1
1.2
Summary
.1
This specification describes a three-phase continuous duty, on-line, double
conversion, solid-state uninterruptible power system, hereafter referred to as the
UPS. The UPS shall operate in conjunction with the existing building electrical
system to provide power conditioning, back-up and distribution for critical
electrical loads. The UPS shall consist of, as required by the project, the UPS
module, battery cabinet(s), and accessory cabinet(s) for transformers,
maintenance bypass, parallel tie, and distribution applications, and other features
as described in this specification.
.2
Refer to Electrical Single Line Drawing for the supply of additional information
of UPS components.
UPS System Description
.1
UPS System Components: The UPS system shall consist of the following main
components:
.1
UPS module containing a Rectifier, Inverter, Battery Charger, Static
Bypass, and associated Control and Monitor Panel.
.2
Battery string(s) in Line-and-Match Battery Cabinets.
.3
Line-and-Match accessory cabinets for transformer, maintenance bypass,
parallel tie, and distribution applications.
.4
Non-matching wall mounted or floor standing maintenance bypass
cabinets or multi-module parallel tie cabinets.
.2
UPS Module Modes of Operation: The UPS Module shall operate as an on-line,
fully automatic system in the following modes:
.1
Normal: Utilizing commercial AC power, the critical load shall be
continuously supplied by the Inverter. The Inverter shall power the load
while regulating both voltage and frequency. The Rectifier shall derive
power from the commercial AC source and shall supply DC power to the
Inverter. Simultaneously, the Battery Charger shall charge the battery.
.2
Battery: Upon failure of the commercial AC power, the critical load shall
continue to be supplied by the Inverter, which shall obtain power from the
batteries without any operator intervention. There shall be no interruption
to the critical load upon failure or restoration of the commercial AC
source.
.3
Recharge: Upon restoration of the AC source, the Charger shall recharge
the batteries and simultaneously the Rectifier shall provide power to the
Inverter. This shall be an automatic function and shall cause no
interruption to the critical load.
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1.3
1.4
Bypass: If the UPS module must be taken out of the Normal mode for
overload, load fault, or internal failures, the static bypass switch shall
automatically transfer the critical load to the commercial AC power.
Return from Bypass mode to Normal mode of operation shall be
automatic. No-break transfer to and from Bypass mode shall be capable of
being initiated manually from the front panel.
References
.1
UL 1778 (Underwriters Laboratories) – Standard for Uninterruptible Power
Supply Equipment. Product safety requirements for the United States.
.2
CSA C22.2 No 107.1(Canadian Standards Association) – Commercial and
Industrial Power Supplies. Product safety requirements for Canada.
.3
NEMA PE-1 – (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) – Uninterruptible
Power Systems standard.
.4
IEC 62040-1-1 (International Electrotechnical Commission) – Uninterruptible
power systems (UPS) – Part 1-1: General and safety requirements for UPS used
in operator access areas.
.5
IEC 62040-1-2 (International Electrotechnical Commission) – Uninterruptible
power systems (UPS) – Part 1-2: General and safety requirements for UPS used
in restricted access locations.
.6
IEC 62040-3 (International Electrotechnical Commission) – Uninterruptible
power systems (UPS) – Part 3: Method of specifying the performance and test
requirements.
.7
IEEE 587 (ANSI C62.41) Category A & B (International Electrical and
Electronics Engineers) – Recommended practices on surge voltages in low
voltage power circuits.
.8
CISPR 22: FCC Rules and Regulations 47, Part 15, Class A (Federal
Communications Commission) – Radio Frequency Devices (prior to Feb 16,
2006).
.9
MIL-HDBK-217E (Military Handbook) – Reliability prediction of electronics
equipment.
Submittals
.1
The UPS shall be supplied with sufficient documentation, including the following
manuals:
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.1
1.5
Installation and Operation Manual: Two copies of the installation and
operation manual shall be furnished. It shall possess sufficient detail and
clarity to enable the owner’s technicians or representatives to install and
operate the UPS equipment and accessories. The manual shall include the
following: major items:
.1
UPS description
.2
UPS site planning and unpacking
.3
UPS installation
.4
Optional accessory installation
.5
UPS theory of operation
.6
Operating procedures
.7
System events
.8
UPS maintenance
.9
Performance and technical specifications
.10
Wiring requirements and recommendations
.11
Physical features and requirements
.12
Cabinet dimensions
Qualifications
.1
The UPS manufacturer shall have a minimum of ten years experience in the
design, manufacture and testing of solid-state UPS systems. A list of installed
UPS systems of the same type as the manufacturer proposes to furnish for this
application shall be supplied upon request.
.2
The UPS manufacturer shall have ISO 9001 certification for engineering/R&D,
manufacturing facilities and service organization.
.3
The UPS manufacturer shall maintain a staffed 7x24x365 call center for technical
and emergency support.
.4
Field Engineering Support: The UPS manufacturer shall directly employ a
nationwide field service department staffed by factory-trained field service
engineers dedicated to startup, maintenance, and repair of UPS equipment. The
organization shall consist of local offices managed from a central location. Field
engineers shall be deployed in key population areas to provide on-site emergency
response within 24 hours.
.5
Spare Parts Support: Parts supplies shall be located in the field to provide 80% of
all emergency needs. The factory shall serve as the central stocking facility where
a dedicated supply of all parts shall be available within 24 hours.
.6
Product Enhancement Program: The UPS manufacturer shall make available
feature upgrade service offerings to all users as they are developed. These
upgrades shall be available as optional field-installable kits.
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1.6
Environmental Requirements
.1
1.7
Maintenance Contracts: A complete range of preventative and corrective
maintenance contracts shall be provided and offered with the proposal. Under
these contracts, the manufacturer shall maintain the user’s equipment to the latest
factory revisions.
The UPS shall withstand any combination of the following external
environmental conditions without operational degradation.
.1
Operating Temperature: 0 degrees C to + 40 degrees C (32 degrees F to
104 degrees F) without de-rating (excluding batteries).
.2
Storage Temperature: - 25 degrees C to + 60 degrees C (-13 degrees F to
140 degrees F). Prolonged storage above + 40 degrees C (104 degrees F)
will cause rapid battery self-discharge.
.3
Relative Humidity (operating and storage): 95% maximum noncondensing.
.4
Elevation:
.1
Operational: 6600 ft (2000 m) maximum without de-rating.
Safety
.1
The UPS shall be certified by Underwriters Laboratories in accordance with UL
1778.
.2
The UPS shall be certified by the Canadian Standards Association in accordance
with CSA C22.2 NO.107.1-M91.
Part 2 Products
2.1
2.2
Manufacturers
.1
Approved Manufacturers: Eaton Electrical Inc. (Powerware 9390 series brand
UPS).
.2
Alternate manufacturers of UPS systems provide they can comply are Liebert,
MGE, Universal Power, and Mitsubishi.
UPS Module Standard Features
.1
The UPS module shall consist of the following standard components:
.1
Rectifier/Charger: The rectifier/charger shall convert incoming AC power
to regulated DC output for supplying the inverter and for charging the
battery. The rectifier/charger shall be a high-frequency PWM design,
using Insulated Gate Bi-polar Transistors (IGBTs). The modular design of
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the UPS shall permit safe and fast removal and replacement of the
rectifier/charger module. Mean time to repair (MTTR) for the module
shall be no more than 30 minutes in order to return UPS to normal mode.
The rectifier/charger module shall also provide the following:
.1
The rectifier shall be capable of drawing power from the utility
with a power factor of 0.99 under nominal conditions.
.2
The rectifier shall feature protection circuitry that prevents the
IGBTs from sourcing current in excess of their published ratings.
.2
Inverter: The inverter shall feature an IGBT pulse-width-modulation (PWM)
design with high speed switching. The inverter shall also have the following
features:
.1
The inverter shall be capable of providing the specified quality output
power while operating from any DC source voltage (rectifier or battery)
within the specified DC operating range.
.2
The modular design of the UPS shall permit safe and fast removal and
replacement of the inverter module. Mean time to repair (MTTR) for the
module shall be no more than 30 minutes in order to return UPS to normal
mode.
.3
The inverter shall feature protection circuitry that prevents the IGBTs
from sourcing current in excess of their published ratings.
.3
Static Bypass: The bypass shall serve as an alternative source of power for the
critical load when an abnormal condition prevents operation in normal mode. The
bypass shall consist of a fully rated, continuous duty, naturally commutated static
switch for high-speed transfers. The bypass shall feature the following transfer
and operational characteristics.
.1
Transfers to bypass shall be automatically initiated for the following
conditions:
.1
Output overload period expired.
.2
Critical bus voltage out of limits.
.3
Internal over temperature period expired.
.4
Total battery discharge.
.5
UPS failure.
.6
Uninterrupted automatic re-transfer shall take place whenever the
inverter is capable of assuming the critical load.
.2
Uninterrupted automatic re-transfers shall be inhibited for the following
conditions:
.1
When transfer to bypass is activated manually or remotely.
.2
In the event of multiple transfers/re-transfer operations the control
circuitry shall limit “cycling” to three (3) operations in any tenminute period. The fourth transfer shall lock the critical load on
the bypass source.
.3
UPS failure.
.3
Uninterrupted manual transfers shall be initiated from the control panel.
Uninterrupted manual transfers to bypass and from bypass shall be
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.4
.5
.6
.4
possible with the inverter logic. During manual transfers to bypass mode,
the inverter must verify proper bypass operations before transferring the
critical load to the bypass.
All transfers to bypass shall be inhibited for the following conditions:
.1
Bypass voltage out of limits (+/- 10% of nominal)
.2
Bypass frequency out of limits (+/- 3 Hz, adjustable, factory set)
.3
Bypass out of synchronization
.4
Bypass phase rotation / installation error
.5
Static transfer time: No break, complete in less than 4ms.
.6
The bypass shall be manually energized using the control panel or
remotely through a building alarm input.
Monitoring and control components: The following components shall
provide monitor and control capability:
.1
Control panel with status indicators.
.2
Alarm and metering display.
.3
Building alarm monitoring.
.4
Communication ports.
During a fault condition, the static switch will continue to conduct
current, allowing downstream circuit breakers to work selectively.
.1
In the event of a branch load circuit fault, the static transfer switch
is to pulse-on for at least 30 milliseconds allowing at least 8,000
amps at 208 volts to flow from the bypass line to clear the fault. If
the fault is cleared, a load transfer is to be made. If the fault is not
cleared, then the static transfer is to be accomplished maintaining
load voltage within specified limits.
Battery management system: The UPS shall contain a battery management
system which has the following features:
.1
The battery management system shall provide battery time remaining
while operating in normal mode and battery mode. Battery time available
information shall be displayed real-time, even under changing load
conditions. Upon commissioning, battery runtime information shall be
available.
.2
The battery management system shall automatically test the battery
string(s) to ensure that the battery is capable of providing greater that 80%
of its rated capacity. Testing the batteries shall not jeopardize the
operation of the critical load. Upon detection of the battery string(s) not
capable of providing 80%, the UPS system will alarm that the battery
needs attention/replacement. The battery test shall be able to detect the
following:
.1
Open battery string
.2
Shorted battery string
.3
Battery capacity (runtime) less than 80% of “new” battery capacity
.3
The UPS shall communicate battery test and monitoring data to the UPS
manufacturer’s remote monitoring site. Battery life remaining, capacity,
and number of on-battery events shall be provided in a monthly report.
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.4
.5
2.3
A temperature sensor shall be provided to monitor the ambient
temperature internal to the battery cabinet. If the ambient temperature
increases, the UPS system charger shall automatically reduce the charging
voltage to a level recommended by the battery manufacturer. If the
ambient temperature is decreased the UPS shall automatically increase the
battery charge voltage to that recommended by the battery manufacturer.
Wiring Terminals: For 208Vac 4-wire output configurations, the neutral
output compression terminal shall be sized for 200% of UPS module rated
current to accommodate higher neutral currents associated with non-linear
loads. The UPS module shall contain mechanical compression terminals
(adequately sized to accommodate 90°C wiring) for securing user wiring
to the following locations:
.1
Rectifier/charger input connections (3-wire plus ground)
.2
Bypass input connections (3-wire plus ground for 3-wire plus
ground output configuration (208Vac), or 4-wire plus ground for 4wire plus ground output configuration).
.3
DC link connections for battery cabinets (positive and negative).
.4
AC output connections (3 or 4 wires plus ground).
UPS Module Options and Accessories
.1
The UPS system shall consist of the following options and accessories as
required:
.1
SNMP Network Adapter and UPS Power Monitoring Software: SNMP
adapters shall provide a communications interface between the UPS
module and SNMP-compatible network management systems. This
capability shall allow the unit to be monitored remotely over an Ethernet
network using a standard web browser.
.1
UPS Power Monitoring Software: This system shall continuously
monitor critical power elements associated with the UPS, using the
communications port on each module and a customer furnished
PC. The system shall automatically alarm if any problems arise
and notify local or remote personnel of the alarm condition via
email, page, or text message.
.2
Battery Cabinet: The battery cabinet shall feature valve regulated, high-rate
discharge, lead-acid batteries which provide energy to the support the critical load
during a momentary loss of input power to the rectifier. The batteries shall be
flame retardant in accordance with UL 94V2 requirements. The battery cabinet
shall have the following features:
.1
The battery cabinet shall be the same depth and height as the UPS module.
.2
The battery cabinet shall feature a mechanical enclosure of like
appearance to the UPS module and shall feature casters. Each battery
cabinet shall require front access only for installation, service and
maintenance. The battery cabinet shall provide top and bottom cable
entry.
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.3
.4
.5
.6
.7
.8
.9
.10
2.4
Power wiring internal to each battery cabinet shall be factory provided.
Each battery cabinet shall feature up to 10 battery trays which can be
individually disconnected from the battery cabinet power wiring with
quick disconnect devices. Each battery tray shall be firmly secured to the
battery cabinet frame with fasteners. Each battery tray shall be removable
from the front of the battery cabinet.
Each battery cabinet shall feature a DC rated circuit breaker. The circuit
breaker within the battery cabinet shall only provide protection to the
battery string within that battery cabinet. For battery configurations
involving multiple battery cabinets, a battery string in one battery cabinet
may be isolated from the DC link via its circuit breaker without removing
other battery strings from the DC link and the UPS module.
The circuit breaker in each battery cabinet shall feature an A/B auxiliary
switch. The UPS module shall be capable of monitoring and alarming an
open battery cabinet circuit breaker condition.
The circuit breaker in each battery cabinet shall feature a 48VDC under
voltage release device. The UV device shall operate to trip the battery
breaker(s) for an emergency power off command or battery disable
command.
Power and Control wiring between the battery cabinet and the UPS shall
be factory provided with compression type connectors between cabinets.
The batteries shall be configured with a ¼” spade type connector for
attaching sense leads to each jar to facilitate the future addition of a
battery monitoring system.
Expected battery life: 200 complete full load discharge cycles when
operated and maintained within specifications.
Battery shall be equivalent to Eaton Cat. No. PWHR12500W4FR
(quantity of batteries = 40). Exicide and C&D shall be listed as alternate
supplier of UPS batteries.
Uninterruptible Power Supply Ratings and Operating Characteristics
.1
UPS Continuous Ratings. The UPS shall be rated:
.1
UPS Rating (max)
120kVA/108kW
.2
UPS Rating (max) is the maximum output possible from the UPS (for a
load power factor range of 0.9 lagging to 0.9 leading).
.2
Rectifier/charger input:
.1
Nominal three phase input voltage: 208VAC:
.2
3-wire plus ground for 3-wire plus ground output configuration.
.3
Operating input voltage range: +10%, -15% of average nominal input
voltage without battery discharge.
.4
For 60Hz systems, operating input frequency range shall be 55 to 65Hz.
.5
Input power factor 0.99 lagging.
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.6
.7
.8
.9
Normal input current limit: The UPS shall have the following
programmable input current limit settings while operating in normal
mode:
.1
Rectifier/charger input current limit shall be adjustable from 100 to
115% of full-load input current.
.2
Battery input current limit shall be adjustable from 10% to 15% of
the UPS full load input current regardless of the actual load on the
UPS.
On generator input current limit: The UPS shall have the following
programmable input current limit settings while operating in normal mode
on generator:
.1
Rectifier/charger input current limit shall be adjustable from 100%
to 115% of full-load input current.
.2
Battery recharge input current limit shall be adjustable from 10%
to 15% of the UPS full load input current regardless of the actual
load on the UPS.
Input current total harmonic distortion (THD) shall be less than 4.5%.
Power walk-in: Ramp-up to full utility load adjustable from 3 seconds to
60 seconds.
.3
Bypass input:
.1
Synchronizing bypass voltage range shall be +/- 10% of average nominal
input voltage.
.2
Synchronizing bypass frequency range is centered on the nominal
frequency.
.3
Bypass and rectifier inputs can be supplied from out of phase sources if
required.
.4
Input surge withstand capability: The UPS shall be in compliance with
IEEE 587 (ANSI C62.41), category A & B (6kV).
.4
Rectifier/charger output:
.1
Nominal DC voltage shall be 480VDC.
.2
Steady state voltage regulation shall be +/- 0.5%.
.3
Voltage ripple shall be less that 0.5% (peak-to-peak).
.4
Capacity: The rectifier/charger shall support a fully loaded inverter and
recharge the battery to 90% of its full capacity within 10 times the
discharge when input current limit is set at maximum.
.5
Low line operation: The rectifier/charger shall be capable of sharing the
DC load with the battery when the input voltage falls below the specified
operation input voltage range, the on battery indicator shall enunciate
operation in this mode.
.6
DC sensing: Redundant DC voltage sensing methods shall be
incorporated for providing battery over-voltage protection.
.7
Battery charger characteristics: The UPS battery charging system shall
have the following characteristics:
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.1
.2
.5
The charger shall be capable of being configured for several charge
modes including:
.1
A charging mode that increases battery life by allowing the
battery to rest, reducing positive plate corrosion.
.1
Nominal Float Voltage: 2.25 V per cell.
.2
Automatic (time based) or manual (user initiated)
equalization available
UPS module will automatically adjust battery shutdown based
upon loading and battery capacity.
.1
The UPS module shall automatically adjust the final
discharge voltage between 1.67 and 1.75 Volts per cell
based on the existing load and the rate and length of
discharge.
.2
The UPS module will automatically disconnect the battery
system in case of full battery discharge followed by
prolonged utility AC voltage failure. The time window
before battery disconnection occurs shall be programmable
for both time and voltage.
UPS output in normal mode:
.1
Nominal output voltage 208 VAC, 3-phase, 4-wire plus ground at the
output of the Integrated Distribution and Bypass cabinet. Output wiring
configuration is based upon input wiring configuration for systems
internal transformers.
.2
Steady-state voltage regulation (in inverter) shall be within +/- 1% average
from nominal output voltage.
.3
Transient voltage response shall be < +/- 5% from nominal voltage for
100% load step, full load re-transfers and full load drop on battery.
.4
Transient voltage recovery shall be 25ms to within +/- 1% of steady state.
.5
Linear load harmonic distortion capability: Output voltage THD of less
than 2% for 100% linear load.
.6
Non-linear load harmonic distortion capability: Output voltage THD of
less than 5% for 100% non-linear load when tested using the non-linear
load described in IEC 62040-3 connected line to neutral.
.7
Manual output voltage adjustment shall be +/- 3% from nominal.
.8
Line synchronization range shall be +/- 3Hz, adjustable to +/- 5Hz.
.9
Frequency regulation shall be +/- 0.01Hz free running.
.10
Frequency slew rate shall be 1 Hz/second maximum (adjustable).
.11
Phase angle control:
.1
Balanced linear load shall be +/- 1 degree from nominal 120
degrees
.2
Unbalanced linear loads shall less than +/- 5 degrees from average
phase voltage for 100% load unbalance.
.12
Phase voltage control:
.1
Balanced linear loads shall be +/- 1% from average phase voltage
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.13
.14
.15
.16
.17
.18
.19
.20
.21
.22
2.5
Unbalanced linear loads shall be less than +/- 5% for 100% load
unbalanced
Overload current capability (with nominal line and fully charged battery):
The unit shall maintain voltage regulation for up to 110% of
resistive/inductive load for 10 minutes, up to 125% for 30 seconds, and up
to 150% for 10 seconds.
Fault clearing current capability: 150% phase-to-phase for 10 cycles;
300% phase-to-neutral for up to 10 cycles
Static transfer time: No break, completed in less than 4ms.
Common mode noise attenuation:
.1
-65dB up to 20kHz, -40db up to 100kHz
.2
100dB with isolation transformer
Acoustical noise: Noise generated by the UPS under normal operation
shall not exceed 65dbA at one meter from any operator surface, measured
at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F) and full load.
EMI Suppression: The UPS shall meet FCC rules and regulation 47, part
15, for Class A devices prior to Feb 16, 2006, CISPR.
Electrostatic discharge (ESD): The UPS shall meet IEC 801-2
specifications. The UPS shall withstand a 25 kV pulse without damage
and with no disturbance or adverse effect to the critical load.
Efficiency: The UPS efficiency shall be up to 94% prior to adding input
isolation and output isolation transformers. Total system efficiency may
reduce by 3%.
Input isolation transformer: The UPS module shall contain an input
isolation transformer featuring a delta primary and a wye zigzag to align
output phasing. This transformer shall provide isolation between the
primaries and secondary and shall qualify the UPS as a separately derived
source when in both normal and bypass modes.
Output transformer: The UPS module shall contain an output
autotransformer.
Mechanical Design
.1
Enclosures: The UPS shall be housed in free-standing double front enclosures
(safety shields behind doors) equipped with casters and leveling feet. The
enclosures shall be designed for computer room applications.
.1
All enclosures shall be NEMA Type 1 sprinklerproof enclosures.
.2
Front doors shall have locks to prevent unauthorized entry.
.3
Ventilation: The UPS shall be designed for forced-air cooling. Air inlets shall be
on the front of the unit. Air outlets shall be on the top. Eighteen inches of
clearance over the UPS outlets shall be required for proper air circulation. Air
filters shall be commonly available sizes.
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2.6
.4
No back or side clearance or access shall be required for the system. The back
and side enclosure covers shall be capable of being located directly adjacent to a
wall.
.5
Cable entry: Standard cable entry for the UPS cabinet shall be through either the
enclosure bottom or top. A dedicated wireway shall be provided within the UPS
cabinet for routing user input and output wiring.
.6
Front access: All serviceable subassemblies shall be modular and capable of
being replaced from the front of the UPS (front access only required). Side or
rear access for installation, service, repair or maintenance of the UPS system shall
not be required.
Controls and Indicators
.1
Microprocessor controlled circuitry: The UPS controls shall have the following
design and operating characteristics:
.1
Fully automatic operation of the UPS shall be provided through the use of
microprocessor controlled Digital Signal Processing. DSP shall eliminate
variances from component tolerance or drift, and provide consistent
operational responses.
.2
All operating and protection parameters shall be firmware controlled, thus
eliminating a need for manual adjustments. The logic shall include system
test capability to facilitate maintenance and troubleshooting. Printed
circuit board replacement shall be possible without requiring calibration.
.3
Start-up and transfers shall be automatic functions.
.2
Digital Front Panel Display: The UPS control panel shall be a digital front panel
display that features an 8x40 (8 lines, each with 40 characters) backlit LCD
display. The LCD shall display UPS status, metering, battery status, alarm/event
queue, active alarms and UPS configurations. The front panel display shall show
a system mimic diagram with an outlined power path, current operating mode and
event logs.
Control Panel Indicators: The UPS control panel shall provide the following
monitoring functions with indicator LED’s:
.1
NORMAL: This shall indicate that the commercial AC utility or
generator source is supplying power to the rectifier and the inverter is
supporting the critical load. A text message shall indicate if the bypass
line is not within tolerance.
.2
BYPASS: This shall indicate that the UPS has transferred the load to the
bypass circuit.
.3
BATTERY: This shall indicate that the commercial AC utility or
generator source has failed and the battery is supplying power to the
inverter, which is supporting the load. A text message shall indicate if the
battery charge is low or if the battery is installed but disconnected.
.3
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.4
.4
.5
ALARM: This shall indicate that the UPS detects an alarm condition,
outlined in detail in the operator’s manual.
Control Panel Controls: The UPS control panel shall provide the following
functions from front panel push buttons:
.1
EVENTS: Displays the list of Active System Events and a historical log of
system events. Historical logs shall include a detailed time stamped list of
the latest 128 events.
.2
METERS: Displays performance meters for the system or critical load.
When selected, the front display shall show individual screens of input
parameters, output parameters or bypass parameters including; voltage,
current and frequency. In addition, the battery display shall show runtime
remaining.
.3
CONTROLS: Displays a System Controls screen. Allows selection of
operating mode, normal, bypass, charger on/off and Power Module on/off.
.4
SETUP: Allows display contrast, date and time information serial
communication port configuration and display of firmware revision
numbers.
.5
RETURN: Confirms selection or returns to previous screen.
Interface panel: The UPS shall be equipped with an interface panel, located
behind a protective cover, which provides the following signals and
communication features in a Class 2 environment:
.1
Alarm contact: A dry contact for annunciating a summary alarm shall be
provided for customer use. This contact shall be Form “C” capable of
supplying both N/O and N/C contacts. Contact ratings shall be 5A max at
a voltage not to exceed 28VDC or 277VAC.
.2
RS232 (EIA / TIA-232) communications interface: Circuitry shall be
provided for one RS232 (EIA / TIA-232) communication port for
connection to automated service department diagnostic tools. This port
may be used with simple (“dumb”) terminals to gain remote access to all
unit operation information.
.3
Building alarms: Two inputs shall be provided for monitoring the status of
external dry contacts. Building alarms shall be set up through the UPS
configuration mode function on the RS232 (EIA / TIA-232) port.
.4
External EPO contacts: Shall be provided to connect an external remote
emergency power off switch to shutdown the UPS and de-energize the
critical load.
.5
Battery control contacts: Contacts shall be provided to connect the battery
UVR and auxiliary signals from a battery breaker or battery disconnect
switch.
.6
External bypass indicator connection: A connection point shall be
provided to acknowledge that an external maintenance bypass has been
closed around the UPS, placing the critical load on utility power.
.7
The system shall have options to add four (4) additional building alarms,
384 logged events, 4 additional languages, Mandarin or Russian as a
primary language.
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Communications
.1
Communications Bay: The UPS shall be equipped with field configurable
communications bays that will accommodate two (2) communication devices. A
communication bay upgrade shall be available to increase the quantity of
communication devices up to four (4).
.1
Remote Monitoring.
.2
Optional WEB/SNMP communication capabilities will be available for all
systems.
.3
The UPS shall be able to be monitored remotely via communications
devices. UPS manufacturer shall provide optional communications
devices capable of communicating via various industry standard protocols
such as RS232 and ModBus. Monitoring of UPS status may also be
performed through isolated dry contact Form C relays.
.4
Remote monitoring of the UPS shall also be possible through status
indicators elsewhere in the same facility through a device that replicates
these indicators.
.2
The UPS communication capability should be able to integrate into any industry
standard Building Management System (BMS) and/or Network Management
System (NMS). The UPS must also be able to be monitored via any standard
Internet browser (i.e. Internet Explorer and Netscape).
.3
All optional hardware interfaces shall be “Hot-swappable” (UPS maintains power
to critical applications while changing interfaces).
.4
Shutdown:
.1
There shall be a mechanism that provides graceful, orderly, unattended,
sequential shutdown of one or multiple computers powered by one UPS.
This shutdown shall be performed via in-network or out-of-network
means. The order of shutdown shall be user-defined, allowing the
maximization of runtime on battery for more critical systems.
.2
Shutdown of AS/400 computers shall be possible through open-collector
relay contacts or isolated, dry contact, Form-C relays.
.3
The UPS shall also be capable of interfacing with an operating system’s
built-in shutdown routine, e.g. Windows NT. This shall be done through a
cable connection to the optional serial port on the UPS.
.5
Notification:
.1
There shall be a mechanism to send alerts to key personnel via email or
SNMP traps. An alarm notification may also be sent by a network
message.
.2
Dial-out to a computer for alarm notification may be performed. The user
may respond by dialing-in to retrieve alarm history and a summary of
current meter status.
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2.8
2.10
Management: A remote battery test may be performed via an Ethernet
network. The UPS shall be tested through invoking a single command.
UPS Module Protection
.1
Rectifier/Charger and Bypass protection shall be provided through individual
fusing of each phase.
.2
Battery protection shall be provided by thermal-magnetic molded-case circuit
breakers in each battery cabinet (if standard battery pack is provided) or external
protective device for an external battery.
.3
Electronic current limiting circuitry and fuses in the Inverter circuit shall provide
output protection.
.4
To comply with agency safety requirements, the UPS module shall not rely upon
any disconnect devices outside of the UPS module to isolate the battery cabinet
from the UPS module.
Factory UPS Testing
.1
Factory Testing:
.1
Complete system including rectifier, inverter, by-pass switches, and
controls factory tested in presence of Engineer/owner’s representative.
.2
Notify Engineer:
.1
Four (4) weeks in advance of date of factory test.
.2
That system has had preliminary testing and has met design requirements
satisfactorily.
.3
Test Procedures:
.1
Prepare blank forms and check sheet with spaces for recording data.
.2
Mark check sheet and record test data on forms in duplicate as test
proceeds. Attach meter recordings.
.3
Provide Engineer’s signature on form to indicate concurrence in results
reported.
.4
Duplicate given to Engineer at end of test.
.5
Information from original presented as part of O & M Manual.
.4
Test Equipment:
.1
Indicating and recording instruments to satisfaction of Engineer.
.2
Instruments used during test, including indicating meters installed as part
of system to have recent calibration certificate, or calibrated in presence of
Engineer against instruments which have calibration certificates.
.3
Dummy load for testing, adjustable to 150% of system rated output at 0.8
power factor lagging. Load on each phase adjustable from zero to 100%
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so that unbalanced output maybe tested for three phase systems.
.5
Tests:
.1
Visual inspection to determine that:
.1
Materials, workmanship and assembly conform with design
requirements.
.2
Parts are new and free of debris.
.3
Proper size fuses are installed.
.4
Meters have suitable range.
.5
Accessories are present.
.6
Portable meters for acceptance tests are suitable and instrument
transformers connected correctly.
.2
Demonstrate (using factory battery supply):
.1
System start-up and shut-down.
.2
Operation during mains power failure, recording output during
failure and return of mains power, using oscilloscope and camera
attachment. Repeat several times.
.3
Adjustable settings.
.4
Record values measured at test points using oscilloscope, digital
multimeter, visicorder and camera attachment.
.5
That protective devices and indications function as designed.
Record actual settings, and note operation of remote indications
and transfer to by-pass. Tests to include:
.1
Annunciator lights correct indication.
.2
Over-current on inverter output.
.3
Over-voltage and under-voltage of inverter output.
.4
DC input voltage to inverter too low. Gradually reduce DC
input voltage to inverter while delivering full load output
and load to transfer automatically to by-pass and inverter
shut-down. Record input and output values.
.6
Simulate over temperature by applying heat to sensor with hot air
blower.
.7
Simulate fuse blowing to test indication response.
.8
Simulate fan failure.
.9
By-pass switch automatic operations. Record with
camera/oscilloscope absence of load disturbance during automatic
by-pass switching.
.10
Over-voltage of rectifier DC output.
.3
Harmonic Test:
.1
With system fully loaded, one-half loaded and at no load,
determine total harmonic content with harmonic distortion meter at
output terminals.
.2
Determine each harmonic magnitude with harmonic wave
analyzer.
.3
Measure phase to neutral at 0.8 lagging power factor.
.4
Transients:
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.2
.3
.4
.5
.6
.7
.8
With normal power input, apply full load to system.
Remove one-half load (from each phase).
Re-apply one-half load instantly.
Record voltages and currents using camera/oscilloscope and/or
visicorder.
Steady Load:
.1
Switch system onto AC mains, start inverter and connect dummy
0.8 power factor load.
.2
Operate system at full rated load for eight (8) hours and at 125%
load for 10 minutes in ambient temperature of 40 degree C.
.3
Record data at start of test and at half hour intervals thereafter;
including:
.1
Input frequency.
.2
Input voltage each phase.
.3
Input current each phase.
.4
Input kW.
.5
Output voltage phase-to-phase, phase-to-neutral.
.6
Output current each phase.
.7
Output kW.
.8
Temperature of ventilating air in.
.9
Temperature of ventilating air out.
.10
Temperature at critical zones.
.11
DC voltage to inverter.
.12
DC current to inverter.
.13
Rectifier DC current.
Varying Loads:
.1
Take one set of readings as above of no load, 25% load, 50% load,
75% load, and 125% load.
.2
Calculate efficiencies of rectifier, inverter and complete system.
Unbalanced Loads:
.1
Adjust loads on inverter to full load on two phases, 80% load on
third phase.
.2
Adjust loads on inverter to zero load on two phases, 20% load on
third phase.
.3
For both cases, record phase and line voltages and currents with
phase angles to prove that phase relation remains unchanged with
unbalanced loads.
Provide a letter along with previous testing reports that the static switch
(as designed for testing) can withstand the noted fault levels as specified in
2.2.6. If, the documentation does not fulfill the noted requirements, then
operate on full three phase fault to demonstrate that static transfer switches
can withstand the noted fault levels as specified in 2.2.6.
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Part 3 Execution
3.1
Installation
.1
3.2
Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
Commissioning
.1
The manufacturer shall carry all cost associated with factory startup.
.2
Factory start-up shall be provided on a 5x8 basis (7 x 24 optional). On-site startup and commissioning service shall be provided at no extra charge and shall
include one visit to perform all procedures and tests specified within UPS
Installation and Operation manual. UPS manufacturer shall also offer the
following optional services:
.1
Pre-energize visit to inspect installation and provide guidance to installers
as required.
.2
Post-start-up visit for alarm notification configuration, operator training,
generator testing, etc.
.3
The following procedures and tests shall be performed by Field Service
personnel during the UPS startup and commissioning:
.1
Visual Inspection:
.1
Visually inspect all equipment for signs of damage or
foreign materials.
.2
Observe the type of ventilation, the cleanliness of the room,
the use of proper signs, and any other safety related factors.
.2
Mechanical Inspection:
.1
Check all the power connections for tightness.
.2
Check all the control wiring terminations and plugs for
tightness or proper seating.
.3
Electrical Pre-check:
.1
Check the DC bus for a possible short circuit.
.2
Check input and Bypass power for proper voltages and
phase rotation.
.3
Check all lamp test functions.
.4
Initial UPS Startup:
.1
Verify that all the alarms are in a “go” condition.
.2
Energize the UPS module and verify the proper DC,
walkup, and AC phase on.
.3
Check the DC link holding voltage, AC output voltages,
and output waveforms.
.4
Check the final DC link voltage and Inverter AC output.
Adjust if required.
.5
Check for the proper synchronization.
.6
Check for the voltage difference between the Inverter
output and the Bypass source.
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.7
.3
3.3
Optional on site full-load, step-load, and battery discharge
tests using supplier furnished load bank, shall also be
offered.
Operational Training: Before leaving the site, the field service engineer shall
familiarize responsible personnel with the operation of the UPS. The UPS
equipment shall be available for demonstration of the modes of operation.
Warranty
.1
All components of the UPS system shall be covered by a standard one-year
limited factory warranty and service protection package.
.2
One-year limited factory warranty shall include replacement coverage for the UPS
parts for a period of 18 months from shipment or 12 months from start-up,
whichever occurs sooner.
.3
One-year service protection package shall include 7x24 on-site repair/replacement
labor for UPS parts and batteries; 7x24 technical support coverage; and 7x24
remote monitoring service (with monthly reports for UPS and battery
performance). Standard response time shall be 8 hours from receipt of call.
Manufacturer shall also offer, as an option, 7x24 on-site service support with
guaranteed response times of 4, or 2 hours in certain major metropolitan areas.
Additional preventive maintenance visits shall be available as an option for both
UPS and battery components.
.4
Manufacturer shall also include Start-up services consisting of: 5x8 Start-up
service of UPS and batteries, with option for 7x24 Start-up. On-site user training,
Site Audit, installation and commissioning of monitoring service, and validation
of one-year limited factory warranty will be performed during the start-up.
.5
Manufacturer shall also offer an optional service plan to provide 7x24 on-site
coverage (preventive and corrective) for UPS and batteries, guaranteed response
time, remote monitoring, Web access to service site history, annual Site Audit,
UPS and battery preventive maintenance visit, and discounts on upgrade and
modification kits. Manufacturer shall also provide an optional battery service
plan to provide parts-and-labor coverage for partial and full battery strings, either
with preventive maintenance or replacement coverage.
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APPENDIX B
Schedule of Values
1)
2)
3)
4)
Supply and installation
Commissioning
Training
Recommended Spare parts
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APPENDIX C
BID SUBMISSION FORM
SUBMITTED BY:
(Bidder / Vendor Name)
The undersigned Proponent agrees to provide all necessary materials for the itemized
scope of work to do all the Work and furnish all the tools which are necessary to
complete the Work in accordance with the Contract and agrees to accept, therefore, as
payment in full, the Contract Price of:
_________________________________________ /100 Dollars (HST Excluded)
($__________ )
(HST Excluded)
Contract Price to be completed in written form on the lines provided above, with cents expressed as
numerical fraction of a dollar. Contract Price to be completed in numerical form on the line
bounded by parenthesis above, with cents expressed as a decimal of a dollar. WHERE THERE IS A
CONFLICT, WRITTEN WORD WILL GOVERN.
1.
The Proponent agrees that he /she has:
1.
Carefully examined the scope of the work described herein; become familiar with
local conditions and the character and the extent of the work; carefully examined
every part of the proposed terms of reference and thoroughly understands its
stipulations, requirements and provisions.
2.
Determined services required; investigated and arranged for the availability of the
proposed team members to enable the continuous prosecution of the work herein
described.
3.
Noted that the Goods and Services Tax and the Harmonized Sales Tax is not to be
included in this Fee.
4.
The Cape Breton District Health Authority agrees to examine this Proposal and in
consideration, therefore, the Proponent hereby agrees not to revoke this Proposal:
1.
Until some other Proponent has entered into an agreement with the Cape
Breton District Health Authority for the performance of the work specified
in the notice inviting Proponents or,
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2.
5.
2.
Until sixty (60) days after the time fixed in the Instructions to Proponents
for receiving Proposals has expired,
The Proponent hereby agrees to be bound by the award of this commission and if
awarded the commission on this Proposal to execute the required work within
…………….……days after receipt of a purchase order, and expects delivery
…………….. days after the start date. CBDHA reserves the right to select the
contractor/vendor/bidder based on bid qualifications to perform the work, experience
with related projects and price.
The Proponent hereby acknowledges receipt of the following addenda:
ADDENDUM #
DATED
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The undersigned Proponent declares that this Proposal is made without connection
with any other person(s) submitting Proposals for the same work and is in all respects
fair and without collusion or fraud.
Dated this ......................... day of .................... 2013
Proponent’s Name: ___________________________________________________
(Please Print)
Proponents
Signature ....................................................................................................................................
Company ....................................................................................................................................
Address
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Phone
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The following is the list of Sub-Contractors/Suppliers which we propose to use and be
responsible for in the work of this project. All Sub-Contractors must be listed hereunder otherwise tender will be invalid.
Sub Contractor/Supplier
Location
Trades
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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APPENDIX D
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
1.
The company performing the work must be registered with the Nova Scotia Construction
Safety Association.
2.
All Department of Labour Regulations must be strictly followed, including but not
limited to those issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Division. The Contractor
must have a safety manual and carry out a safety assessment of the job before starting any
work. A copy of both the safety manual and safety assessment are to be made available to
the owner within twenty-four hours of the owner requesting such.
3.
All work shall be performed by qualified tradesmen, experienced in carrying out such
work.
4.
The job site shall be kept in a neat and tidy condition at all times, clean up after each days
work and do not track dirt into the Facility.
5.
Construction materials can only be transported through the facility at certain times and
via certain routes to be determines with the Contractor by the Manager of Engineering
Services (MES) or his designate prior to the starting of the job.
6.
Prior to bidding the job the Contractor must clarify with the MES or his designate the
hours of work, if it is possible to work after regular hours, on weekends etc. The facility
has “quiet” hours in designated areas and these must be followed by the Contractor.
7.
The owner will not be responsible for any of the Contractors equipment or materials,
including all windows and associated hardware. The Contractor must ensure these items
are secured at all times.
8.
The Contractor must clarify with the MES the available sources of
water/electricity/storage areas etc. before bidding on the job. The Contractor is
responsible for getting these items to the actual work site from the sources identified by
the MES.
9.
The Contractor must carry two million dollars liability insurance. While performing
work on the owner’s premises, the contractor is to add CBDHA to the insurance policy.
10.
The Contractor must be in good standing with the WCB, and provide a letter from WCB
within ten days if requested.
11.
The Contractor must realize the place of work is a Health Care Facility and as such has
special requirements in regards to noise generation, cleanliness, smells, odours etc. and
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traffic flow can not be obstructed around or through the facility at any time. This facility
is a “scent free” area.
12.
The Contractor must adhere to all Hospital Policies, including parking, smoking etc.
13.
Firms submitting proposals shall be familiar with all codes, regulations and standards
(latest editions) for the work outlined above, including but not limited to:
- Canadian Electrical Code 2012
- National Building Code of Canada
- National Fire Code of Canada
- National Plumbing Code of Canada
- Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act
- Z317.13-07 Infection Control during Construction or Renovations of Health
Care Facilities
- CSA B51-03 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code
- ASME B31.1-2001, Power Piping
- All Provincial and Municipal codes and regulations which may apply to the
work
- CSA Z-32-2009
14.
The Contractor will be responsible for correcting (at own expense) any damage which
occurs to the Owners property as a result of his work, his work force or his lack of
performance of the work included in this proposal.
15.
The Contractor shall provide and pay for his own traffic control staff/supplies etc. if
required.
16.
The Contractor must visit the site and completely familiarize himself with the scope and
location of the work and all other variables. Site visits are to be arranged as outlined.
17.
When odour producing materials are going to be used the Contractor must give the
Maintenance staff notice so that air handling units can be shut down. It should be noted
that there may be days when the Contractor will not be allowed to use odour producing
materials due to the fact that the air handling units can not be shut down, due to high
outside air temperatures etc, or there may be limited hours of the day when the Contractor
can perform such work.
18.
Noise bylaws must be respected and followed at all times so as to not disturb neighbours
and residents. The successful proponent must attend a building orientation session of ours
and all Contractor employees must wear identification tags showing the Company name
and the individual’s name in letter size of at least 1/4"
19.
The Contractor shall be responsible to comply with CBDHA Contractor’s Handbook. A
copy of the document may be reviewed at the engineering department at Cape Breton
Regional Hospital or an electronic version can be e-mailed upon request.
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20.
The vendor will warrant unconditionally against design, structure, and material defects
(normal wear and tear expected), and will provide full parts and labour coverage to keep
the equipment operating to the Owner’s satisfaction for the duration of one year
(minimum). If different from the aforementioned, bidders must clearly state all
warranties, extent of coverage, and response times.
21.
All equipment supplied or used by the contractor must be certified to Canadian standards
by an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and recognized by the
Chief Electrical Inspector for Nova Scotia, as well as be on the accepted certification
organizations listed in CBDHA policy 2A-40.
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