Hoover Noise Control Curtains

Agency: Department of the Interior
State: Nevada
Type of Government: Federal
  • 56 - Construction and Building Materials
Posted: Jul 12, 2018
Due: Jul 17, 2018
Solicitation No: 140R3018Q0171
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Jul 10, 2018
    5:10 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Jul 10, 2018 5:10 pm
(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

(ii) Solicitation 140R3018Q0171 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).

(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular number 2005-99.

(iv) This requirement will be small business set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit quotes. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code this acquisition is 327993 Mineral Wool Manufacturing. The small business size standard in number of employees is 1,500.

(v) Line Items -
010 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick, Quantity: 49
020 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick w/windows 40"-56", Quantity: 3
030 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: 4'W x 12'H 2" Thick w/windows 48"-64", Quantity: 8
040 - Noise Control Blankets, Dimensions: Dimensions: 4'W x 8'H 2" Thick, Quantity: 12
050 - 16 Rail Track, 10 FT, Quantity: 4
060 - Hook and Roller Assy., Quantity: 20

(vi) The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Hoover Dam Office has a requirement for the supply of noise control curtains and accessories for the noise mitigation project at Hoover Dam's turbine pit area and compressors. The salient characteristics are as follows:

Flammability: ASTM E-84, Class A. Flame Spread: 23, Smoke Developed: 30
Acoustical Performance based on ASTM C 423:

Sound transmission Loss:
Octave Band Frequencies (Hz)
125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 STC
19 22 28 40 56 61 33

Sound Absorption Data:
Octave Band Frequencies (Hz)
125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 NRC
0.19 0.99 0.96 0.80 0.57 0.33 0.85

Acceptable Brands or Equal
1. CURTAIN S.T.O.P. Sound Transmission Loss (BSC-25 w/ 2 lb. Barrier) - ASTM E90 by Acoustical Surfaces, INC
2. QB Blankets/Quilted Fiberglass Absorber by Netwell Noise Control
3. Singer Safety Company Quilted Fiberglass Material Part Number 15-012448

Submit Material Safety Data Sheet

The requirement will be accomplished via issuance of a firm fixed price purchase order. The delivery date is anticipated to be 3-4 weeks after receipt of order. Award will be based on the lowest, technically acceptable offeror.

(vii) FOB Destination
Hoover Dam Warehouse
U.S. 93 NV State Route 172
Boulder City, NV 89006


(viii) FAR Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items is applicable to this RFQ.

(ix) FAR Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:

Award will be made based to lowest price technically acceptable. Required submittals include: Material Safety Data Sheets.

(x) FAR Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - Quoters shall include in their quote a completed copy of the provision 52.212-03 or completion of the provision online. Offerors may complete the annual representations and certifications online at https://www.sam.gov/.

(xi) FAR Clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items

(xii) FAR Clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders - Commercial Items

The following additional FAR clauses cited in this clause are applicable to the acquisition:

52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Award
52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Aside
52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation
52.222-3, Convict Labor
52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity
52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving
52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade
52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management

FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference
FAR 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications.
FAR 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance
FAR 52.242-15 Stop-Work Order
FAR 52.247-34 F.o.b. Destination.
FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference
FAR 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting
FAR 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements - Representation

(xiii) The following are additional contract requirements determined by the contracting officer to be necessary for this acquisition and consistent with customary commercial practices:


Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP).
'Payment request' means any request for contract financing payment or invoicing payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov.
Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice:

None.*See Note*

*NOTE: The Contractor shall also submit an electronic copy of the IPP invoice to the Purchasing Agent at jgarcia@usbr.gov once the invoice has been submitted to IPP. Failure to email the invoice may cause significant delay or possible rejection of your payment request.
The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) within 3-5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos.frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation.

(End of clause)


In accordance with the Agreement on Government Procurement, as amended by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (Pub. L. 103-465), and other trade agreements, FAR Subpart 25.4, World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement, applies to Bureau of Reclamation acquisitions. In order to apply trade agreements unique to Reclamation, the contracting officer will (irrespective of any other provision or clause of this solicitation) evaluate acquisitions at or above the dollar thresholds listed in FAR 25.402(b) without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American Act.

(End of provision)


(a) The clause at FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor, Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, does not apply to Bureau of Reclamation acquisitions to the extent that the contractor is supplying end products mined, produced, or manufactured in -

(1) Canada, and the anticipated value of the acquisition is $175,000 or more; and
(2) Israel, and the anticipated value of the acquisition is $175,000 or more.

(b) Nonapplicability thresholds for other countries are the same as listed in the FAR clause.

(End of clause)

(xiv) Not Applicable

(xv) Quotes are due July 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST. Quotes are to be submitted to Ms. Jennifer Garcia via email to jgarcia@usbr.gov.

(xvi) The Point of Contact for this RFQ is Purchasing Agent, Jennifer Garcia. She can be reached by phone at 928-343-8128 or via email at jgarcia@usbr.gov.

Contracting Office Address :
Denver Federal Center
Building 67, Room 380

Denver, Colorado 80225
United States
Place of Performance :
Hoover Dam Warehouse
Boulder City , Nevada 89006
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Jennifer Perez,
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 928-343-8128
Fax: 928-343-8568
Secondary Point of Contact :
Virginia Toldeo,
Contracting Officer
Phone: (928) 343-8136
General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
July 10, 2018
Response Date:
Jul 17, 2018 11:00 am Pacific
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
August 1, 2018
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
56 -- Construction & building materials
327 -- Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing/327993 -- Mineral Wool Manufacturing
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